Is a bird in the hand always better than two in the bush?

Hand Shot
Hand Shot (Photo credit: Sangudo)

It’s a question that can make some people feel uncomfortable. The proverb “a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush” means that it is better to have something that is certain than take a risk to get more, where you might lose everything. It is a warning against giving up a sure thing for something speculative.

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