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Quit while you are ahead

In Germany we have a saying:

“Man soll aufhören, wenn’s am schönsten ist”

This is really used everywhere, where in english you would say things like these

  • “Quit while you are ahead”
  • “Go when the going’s good”
  • “Stop at the top”
  • “Finish on a high note”
  • (many more…)

I made a small infographic why I think this saying is full of shit and you should never use it:

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