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Human beings and drums

Proverb in the local language
Abantu balamungoma, zivugira aliwo
Proverb's direct translation
Human beings are drums; they only sound for those present.
Proverb's meaning
Be wary of complements; they may be meant to please you because you are around.
From: Baganda in Uganda.

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Africa Proverbs