What is phrase or idiom for the one who bells the cat is the only one who gets killed. Usually in company workhorses are the one who are overloaded with work because along with their capacity to work hard they equally are honest and therefore bound to react in situation which concerned them and not remain bystanders. They are thus bound to get into trouble too for taking the initiative.
- sow the wind, reap the whirlwind often shortened to reap the whirl wind
Every decision has consequences; a person's actions will come back to him.
what goes around comes around
reap what one sows
A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.