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to guess is cheap, to guess wrong is expensive 是哪句中文谚语?

to guess is cheap, to guess wrong is expensive.
I saw this phrase in a book, saying that it is a Chinese proverb, but I don't know which Chinese proverb corresponds this sentence.
Could anyone help me out?

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: English
Category: Culture

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    Westerners often use this to add credibility to a saying. Someone might also attribute a saying to Confucius. After all, five-thousand years of history amounts to a lot of credibility.

    知之为知之,不知为不知,是知也。

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