if it ain't broke

if it ain't broke

If something is going or working well, there's no need to change it. A shortening of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it," meaning the same. A: "We don't really need to implement these ridiculous changes, do we? Our current method is working just fine." B: "Sure, if it ain't broke, right?"
See also: broke, if
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As the saying goes, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
To which Quarterman answers in the gentlemanly tones used by all involved in the debate, ``Let me quote an old Texas adage: If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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