Proverbs 27:12

12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.

Read Proverbs 27:12 Using Other Translations

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.
A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.