The proverb “A stitch in time saves nine”, actually indicates that we should always do the things at that time when it is given or it is taking place. A small rent in a piece of cloth can quite easily be mended if it is attended to at the time when it is small. But if the proper moment is allowed to pass away by thinking that the rent is an insignificant thing, its mending will call for a good deal of labor. Again, the rent may become bigger and bigger with the passage of time and eventually go beyond the scope of repair, with the result that the piece of cloth turns out unfit for use. Such is the case with all evils. All evils can be easily removed by a little timely care. But if they are allowed to take their own course. They will get harder and harder to cope with and may even lead to total damage. This proverb means that timely action in any matter saves him from a lot of troubles, loss, and waste. A person should be we like to do his duties in a proper time. A person may suffer if he is lazy and leaves the work for tomorrow. Thus, one cannot do better than attending to a problem just when it begins to develop.
Similarly, if the engine of a motorcar is causing some problems, the same should be tackled immediately to prevent future damage. The walls should be repaired even if there is a small crack in it. If neglected, the small crack may get broadened that may affect the longevity of the building. If a person falls ill, he should seek medical advice immediately. It is very important to check bad habits at an early stage; else, it may not be possible to get control over it. “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine” is extremely essential to follow. Above all, it should be the code of life for everyone. Furthermore, one who follows it always be successful. Also, one who neglects it is on the path of failure.