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    Hi,

    In Chinese there are two proverbs which mean "the selfless can be fearless" and "the ignorant is fearless". I guess there would be corresponding ones in English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ALBO_Jay View Post
    I guess there would be corresponding ones in English.
    Not necessarily.

    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread may be close to your second.
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    Thank you.

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