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
Don’t wave your fists after the fight.
In a healthy body, healthy mind.
You can't command to the heart.
Everything has its time.
Strike the iron while it's hot.
Another's soul is darkness.
Better late than never.
Better to see once than hear a hundred times.