better safe than sorry

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It is preferable to be cautious in one's choices and actions than to suffer afterwards.
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Submitted on September 25, 2011

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Better Safe than SorryIt is better to be careful and avoid any sort of harmful risks, injuries or complicated situations that you might regret later
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mieux vaut prévenir que guérir

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