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God helps them that help themselves

This page is about the saying "God helps them that help themselves"

Possible meaning:
This semi-humorous saying suggests that we should not rely entirely on God to help us. God will help us if we make an effort.

Quick Quiz

Someone who wants to be successful and believes that "God helps them that help themselves" will probably

a. wait for God's help

b. take action

c. take shelter

Saying of the Day

Contributor: Josef Essberger