- С дураками не шутят
- It is not worth bantering a stupid man as humo(u)r is beyond his comprehension, and he may get angry
Var.: С дураками шутить опасно Cf: Jest with an ass and he will flap you in the face with his tail (Br.). Jest with an ass and he will slap you in the face with his tail (Am.). Never joke with a fool (Am.)
Русско-английский словарь пословиц и поговорок. Академик.ру. 2013.