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He who hesitates is lost

This page is about the saying "He who hesitates is lost"

Possible 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

a. only if all else is lost

b. after careful consideration

c. immediately

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Contributor: Josef Essberger