Kufira guyu kuuya hazvienzani nokufira shamba.
English Direct Translation
To die for a fig is better; it cannot be compared to dying for a cattle melon.
- Kufira gavhu kuuya hazvienzani nokufira shamba.(gavhu: squash)
Zviri nani kufira chiripo pane kufira zvenhando.
It is better to die for a noble cause than for a trivial one. This proverb may be quoted to encourage people not to fear to do what they are convinced is right. It can also be used to ridicule those who suffer for trivial things.