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He who hesitates is lost

Meaning: The person who waits too long loses the opportunity; or, more seriously, delay or indecision may have disastrous results.

Note: hesitate (verb) = pause or wait before doing something

Quick Quiz:

"He who hesitates is lost" is a saying that suggests we should act on opportunities
  1. only if all else is lost
  2. after careful consideration
  3. immediately

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