This German saying did just come to my mind:
“Morgenstunde hat Gold im Munde!”
The Early Bird catches the Worm
There is a saying that the morning hour has gold in its mouth . It says that getting up early is worthwhile because it is easy to work in the morning and early risers can achieve more. It is the verbatim translation of the Latin textbook sentence aurora habet aurum in ore . This refers to the personified dawn (Latin: aurora ) that wears gold in the mouth and in the hair.
In earlier times, the Latin proverb aurora musis amica (the morning hour is the friend of the muses), which means as much as study in the morning, was first documented in a letter from Erasmus of Rotterdam to his student Christian Northoff one best