Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater.
Every little bit helps.
If you can’t beat them, join them.
Don’t cross the bridge ‘till you come to it.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
Cut your coat according to your cloth.
Don’t put the cart before the horse.
The devil is in the details.
Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know.
When in doubt, leave it out.
Four eyes see better than two.
    Related proverb: Seek and ye shall find.
Choose the lesser of two evils.
Fight fire with fire.
First things first.
Don’t jump from the frying pan into the fire.
When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
If you can’t go over or under, go through.
You can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear.
Seek and ye shall find.
    Related proverb: Four eyes see better than two.
First thoughts are best.
    Opposite Proverb: Second thoughts are best.
Second thoughts are best.
    Opposite Proverb First thoughts are best.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
Don’t set a wolf to watch the sheep.
    Related concept: Wolf in sheep’s clothing.


Go with what you know. (Prolman)
When life hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
The best decision is at the intersection of logic, experience and intuition. (Prolman)