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you cannot make bricks without straw
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used to imply that attempting to complete a task without the proper tools or resources will result in failure or subpar results
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where there is a will, there is a way
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used to emphasize that if a person is determined enough to do something, they will find a way to do it, regardless of the obstacles or challenges
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if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem
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used to suggest that not taking action to solve a problem is equivalent to contributing to it
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dirty water will quench (any) fire
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used to imply that sometimes a quick solution to a problem may seem effective, but it can actually cause more harm than good
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distant water will not quench your immediate thirst
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used to imply that a solution or resource that is far away or inaccessible cannot address an immediate need or problem, emphasizing the need for practical and immediate solutions
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least said, soonest mended
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used to suggest that sometimes it is best to say as little as possible about a problem or conflict in order to avoid making it worse
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care is no cure
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used to suggest that simply being concerned or worried about a problem or situation is not enough to solve it
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if / when you are in a hole, stop digging
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used to imply that when one finds oneself in a difficult situation, it is important to stop doing things that are making it worse and instead focus on finding a solution
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