Russian proverb of the week

Дуракам закон не писан

With accent marks:

Дурака́м зако́н не пи́сан.

Translation:

Laws are not written for fools.

Meaning:

This proverb is remembered when someone tries to achieve their goal ignoring all conventions, rules and laws.

«Дуракам закон не писан, если писан, то не читан, если читан — то не понят, если понят — то не так, потому что он дурак.»

"Law is not written for fools, if it is written, then it is not read, if it is read, it is not understood, if it is understood, then wrongly, because he is a fool."

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