Man kann nicht zweimal in denselben Fluss steigen.

I get the literal meaning. But this is clearly a saying or proverb, and it’s not immediately clear to me what it means, nor did my brief web search turn up anything. Does anyone (perhaps someone with better research skills) know what this is supposed to mean?

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Fascinating…and deep, and makes a lot of sense. Thanks much!

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