In Marathi there’s a proverb,

महापूरे झाडे जाती, तेथे लव्हाळे वाचती.

English meaning : when there’s a flood in area chances of collapsing of Big trees is more than the grass nearby.

Moral of the proverb : You need to be flexible like grass to stand in floods of problems. If you stay hard and rigid all the time you might get collapsed in floods.

so it is better to be flexible sometimes.