quit while you're ahead
This page is about the idiom quit while you're ahead
This phrase can be used to express the idea that one should stop doing something that's rewarding but risky before something bad happens.
- Michael Schumacher got a lot out of car racing, and he was smart enough to quit while he was ahead.
- You've already made a good profit from the share market, so why don't you sell your shares and quit while you're ahead.
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Contributor: Matt Errey