人非聖賢,孰能無過

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Mandarin[edit]

man; person; people non-; not-; un- who; which; what
 
ability; can; may; capable; energy; able
trad. (人非聖賢,孰能無過) 聖賢 無過
simp. (人非圣贤,孰能无过) 圣贤 无过

Etymology[edit]

Literally: People are not sages, who can be without error?

Proverb[edit]

人非聖賢孰能無過 (traditional, Pinyin rén fēi shèngxián, shú néng wúguò, simplified 人非圣贤,孰能无过)

  1. Nobody's perfect.

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