英文諺語 A stitch in time saves nine
A stitch in time saves nine 及時行事，事半功倍
A timely effort will prevent more work later. Don’t procrastinate! Procrastination means to delay or put off doing something until a later time.
Historians believe it first appeared in print in 1732 in Thomas Fuller’s Gnomologia, Adagies and Proverbs, Wise Sentences and Witty Sayings, Ancient and Modern, Foreign and British. Of course, if Fuller considered this saying to be a proverb in 1732, it was probably around for many years before that.