An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown






No man who is in a hurry is quite civilized.


William J. Durant (1885-1981, American historian, essayist)


Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the heaven.


Thomas Fuller (1608-1661, British clergyman, author)


Excessive hurriedness to fulfill an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.


Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)


Haste makes waste.


English Proverb (Sayings of British origin)


Make haste slowly.


Latin Proverb (Sayings of Latin origin)


Rapidity does not always mean progress, and hurry is akin to waste. The old fable of the hare and the tortoise is just as good now, and just as true, as when it was first written.


Charles A. Stoddard


Hasten slowly and ye shall soon arrive.


Author Unknown


Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.


John Wesley (1703-1791, British preacher, founder of Methodism)


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