het geluk is met de dommen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "fortune is with the dumb".

Phrase[edit]

het geluk is met de dommen

  1. One seems to achieve something easier by luck, than through skill.
    Heb je het gehoord? Je collega heeft dat reuze-contract erdoor gekregen! — Het geluk is met de domme...
    Have you heard? Your colleague nailed that huge contract! — Dumb people have all the luck...