It’s better to be safe than sorry.

Riddle: It’s better to be safe than sorry. What is the contradictory proverb?  Let’s guess …

 

When you say ‘It’s better to be safe than sorry,’ you advise somebody to take action now to avoid possible unpleasant consequences. So even if it seems unnecessary to do so, there is no harm in being cautious. Imagine your boss asking you to check the numbers on a report fort he 58th time…

 

In contrast to this cautiousness, some people believe that one has to take risks to accomplish something, like leaving their jobs, packing up, and going on a road trip, saying “nothing ventured, nothing gained.” Well, maybe you need to lay your neck on the block sometimes or you’ll be checking the numbers for the 1000th time.

Answer is: “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.”


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