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Wise Saying – To Succeed, Consult Three Old People – Chinese Proverb

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 Proverb
Meaning: 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.

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