if you would be well served, serve yourself

if you would be well served, serve yourself

A phrase warning against delegating tasks to others, especially those hired to work for you. Yet another dreadful meal from this new chef, ugh. I guess it's true what they say—if you would be well served, serve yourself.
See also: if, serve, well

If you would be well served, serve yourself.

Prov. You should do things for yourself, since you cannot trust other people to do them exactly the way you want. I would never hire a maid, because a maid wouldn't clean things the way I want them cleaned. Like they say: if you would be well served, serve yourself.
See also: if, serve, well
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