Russian proverb of the week

Глаза боятся, а руки делают


With accent marks:

Глаза́ боя́тся, а ру́ки де́лают.


The eyes are scared, but the hands are doing.


The task can be daunting in the beginning, but as soon as you start doing it, everything becomes clearer and easier.

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