soft fire makes sweet malt

soft fire makes sweet malt

proverb One's impatience can ultimately ruin a project. When malt is prepared, it is burned, but if it is burned too much, it will not have its desired sweetness. You keep messing up your drawing because you are rushing—soft fire makes sweet malt, after all.
See also: fire, make, soft, sweet
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