Proverbs Wise Saying – To Succeed, Consult Three Old People – Chinese Proverb August 22, 2020 Florence Ezekafor 13 Comments Take it with a grain of salt – American proverb. Meaning: You shouldn’t take what someone does or says too seriously. (assuming someone boasts or tells a lie) There are two kinds of perfect people: those who are dead and those who are yet to be born. – Chinese Proverb. Meaning: No one is perfect. Those who drink to drown their sorrows should be told that sorrow can swim. – African Proverb.Meaning: Applying the wrong solution to a problem can make it worse. It’s only when you have crossed a river can you say that a crocodile has a lump in his snout. – African ProverbMeaning: You can’t talk about what you don’t know anything about. Don’t miss all the beautiful colours of rainbow looking for a pot of gold. – Irish Proverb. What do you think is the meaning of the Irish proverb? Do share with us.