he who hesitates is lost

idiom

used to say that it is important to make decisions and do things in a quick and definite way
I took my time and when I got to the store, they were all sold out. I guess "he who hesitates is lost."

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“He who hesitates is lost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/he%20who%20hesitates%20is%20lost. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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