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If you sit between two chairs, you will fall

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If you sit between two chairs, you will fall' 'Russian proverb

This quote means that if they're two people in an argument you can't go for both of them because you will lose their trust. You can't stay on two side of anything that's going on because you'll lose. You can not take anyone's side because you will end up hurting yourself. If you take both sides of an argument they will then turn it on to you.
The author probably wrote this quote because the Russian proverb was probably in a situation that two people were arguing and he couldn't really choose a side. He/She probably chose a side but then ended up losing or turning ...

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