With accent marks:
Кто ра́но встаёт, тому́ бог подаёт.
(lit.) Whoever gets up early, God gives him
If a person gets up early and starts his/her activities in the morning, he/she will have time to do much more in a day than the lounger that lies in bed until dinner.
The English equivalents of this Russian proverb are:
- Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
- The early bird catches the worm.
Other Russian proverbs
A wolf is fed by his legs
The morning is wiser than the evening.
Do not dig a hole for another one, you will fall into it yourself.
You can't spoil the porridge with butter.
Don’t wave your fists after the fight.
The eyes are scared, but the hands are doing.
Start taking care of the dress while it's new, and of your honor while you are young.
Water wears away a stone.