Russian proverb of the week

Береги платье снову, а честь смолоду

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With accent marks:

Береги́ пла́тье снову, а честь смо́лоду.

Translation:

Start taking care of the dress while it's new, and of your honor while you are young.

Meaning:

This saying is about the morals and acceptable social behavior. Once you lose your honor, you can't bring it back.

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