Timeless Truths;A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

It is very likely that growing up you Must have heard one of your parents or  grandparents say, “A stitch in time saves nine”? They may even  have added a wise  nod of the head to  this phrase ,A gesture which recommends that you   do something now, rather than waiting until later. You may have thought, “Saves nine what?” If so, read on…

“A stitch in time saves nine” is an idiom, which is a phrase whose symbolic or intended meaning is different from the literal  meaning of the words themselves.Its meaning is quite simple: Don’t procrastinate!  This means to not delay or put off doing something until a later time.it’s better to spend a little time and effort to deal with a problem right now than to wait until later, when it may get worse and take longer to deal with. Putting off doing something until later — creates more work in the long run. Do not leave until tomorrow what you can do today.Let these quotes inspire you,here goes


1. “If we are all in agreement on the decision – then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.”
Author: Alfred P. Sloan
2. “It’s beautiful and it’s real, but our time together could be as fleeting as snow on the plateau. We can either try to change everything or just make the most of whatever time we have.”
Author: Ally Condie
3. “When a big company lays you off, they often give you a year’s salary to ‘go pursue a dream.’ If you’re stupid, you panic and get another job. If you’re smart, you take the money and use the time to figure out what you want to do next.”
Author: Bruce Schneier
4. “I know in this time of great technological advancement, the idea of reading a book seems almost anachronistic, but I think it’s worth preserving.”
Author: Garth Stein
5. “Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life? We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitches today to save nine tomorrow.”
Author: Henry David Thoreau

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