foresight is better than hindsight

foresight is better than hindsight

proverb It is better to anticipate and prevent future problems than to realize how they could have been avoided after the fact. If I were you, I would pay the extra $50 for full insurance coverage while you're traveling. You never know what might happen, and foresight is better than hindsight.
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As the saying goes, foresight is better than hindsight when it comes to decision-making.