Kiswahili-isms: Famous Quotes

For giggles I thought I would go ahead and try my hand at translating some quotes in English into Kiswahili. Enjoy!

“Sema kwa upole na beba fimbo kubwa.”
“Speak softly and carry a big stick.” -Teddy Roosevelt
“Kuwa ugeuzi unayotaka kuona duniani.”
“Be the change you want to see in the world.” -Mahatma Ghandi
“Nawaza kwahivyo nawa.”
“I think therefore I am.” -Renee Descartes
“Siku ishika.”
“Seize the day.” -Horace
“Hakuna mahali kama nyumbani.”
“There’s no place like home.” -Dorothy

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3 responses to “Kiswahili-isms: Famous Quotes

  1. Hey,

    While I wait to hear back from the Peace Corps. I was wondering if you had any advice in terms of skill set and/or reading material that you think is important for an ICT Volunteer. It would be great if you wrote it in one entry or email me 😀

  2. gr8 blog, my thoughts on_

    seize the day- ishike siku:-) siku ishike:-(