He who hesitates is lost
A person who spends too much time deliberating about what to do loses the chance to act altogether.
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So in that sense we have gotten close to the families that have lost loved ones, be it from one side or the other.
After four or five months of casual interaction, they realized they both had lost a young parent to cancer.
He was not originally so uninhibited, however, as can now be seen in his “lost” novel, Skylight.
“The origin of Brokpas is lost in antiquity,” a research article from the University of Delhi notes.
He lost his bid for a fourth term to George Pataki that year.
The patache was never seen again, and there is not much doubt that it was lost with all hands on board.
This vessel, loaded with supplies, went ashore and was lost; and one hundred and twenty Japanese and three Dutchmen were drowned.
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
He must be The saltest fish that swims the sea.And, oh!He has a secret woe!
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One who cannot come to a decision will suffer for it, as in I couldn't make up my mind, and now the offer has expired—he who hesitates is lost. Although the idea is undoubtedly older, the present wording is a misquotation or an adaptation from Joseph Addison's play Cato (1712): “The woman that deliberates is lost.”