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16-01-2020, 16:34   #31
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A supposed wise saying in racehorse breeding is "breed the best to the best and hope for the best".
It means send an expensive mare to an expensive stallion.

My understanding of it is you are encouraged to buy an expensive mare, send her to an expensive stallion, wait a year for the foal.
The winners here are the seller of the mare and the stallion owner.
The offspring of these matings are often useless.
You will only find out if the horse is any good three years after the mating.
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A supposed wise saying in racehorse breeding is "breed the best to the best and hope for the best".
It means send an expensive mare to an expensive stallion.

My understanding of it is you are encouraged to buy an expensive mare, send her to an expensive stallion, wait a year for the foal.
The winners here are the seller of the mare and the stallion owner.
The offspring of these matings are often useless.
You will only find out if the horse is any good three years after the mating.
They also say "If you've an ass, what'll you have only an ass foal".
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16-01-2020, 16:43   #33
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You forgot about never wasting a hard-on.
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Only for the fools there would be no wise men.

Never argue with an idiot, they'll drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

You will be a long time dead (to someone procrastinating).
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Penny wise pound foolish
Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.


Also:
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Do you live to work or do you work to live?
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