he gives twice who gives quickly

he gives twice who gives quickly

proverb It is best to help someone immediately, even if waiting might ultimately allow you to offer more aid. It's OK, just give them whatever money you can—he gives twice who gives quickly.
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He gives twice who gives quickly.

Prov. When someone asks you for something, it is more helpful to give something right away than to wait, even if you might be able to give more if you waited. Morris didn't have all the money his sister asked for, but he sent what he had immediately, knowing that he gives twice who gives quickly.
See also: give, he, quickly, twice, who
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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