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Die dümmsten Bauern…

“Die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln.”

A fairly famous German proverb or folk wisdom, that is roughly about the idea that dumb people tend to be lucky. Or in reverse, being smart doesn’t necessarily mean being successful.
A similar English saying is “Fortune favors fools.”

The literal translation is:

“The dumbest farmers have the biggest potatoes.”