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Chewa Proverb Collection

Othabe upse mbala.
You insist on warming yourself more by the fire, it will burn you.
(If you keep bad company, bad habits, then do not be astonished if you get into trouble. If you insist on courting pleasure, you will get into trouble.)
Proverb No 802 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Umweni we ingwe: akashila ingwe milandu.
The guest of the door-post will leave a lawsuit to the door-post. (A man who has a guest is responsible for all the misdeeds of his guest. A person's guest can leave that person with a lawsuit.)
Umuntu uwakuti uko aya ayasha acitako imilandu abantu bakwe bashala balefuta atemwa balelubulula. 'Ukufutwile mpelo mu bunga.' (from Stephen Mpashi)
Proverb No 1612 collected by Frank Carey
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