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  1. a stitch in time saves nine(Proverb)

    A little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem, prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.

  2. Origin: From the practice of knitting.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a stitch in time saves nine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a stitch in time saves nine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

    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 stitiches today to save nine tomorrow.

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