Agura musuva atozva mwoyo, hazvienzani neagere.

Word definitions

tozva: ease hunger only slightly

Translation

One who has had a morsel of sadza is better off than one who has had nothing.

Inspiration

Sadza, generally described in English as a stiff meal porridge, is the highlight of traditional Zimbabwean cuisine.

Application

To have something even if less than what is desired, is better than having nothing at all.