festina lente


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festina lente

(fɛsˈtiːnə ˈlɛntɪ)
hasten slowly
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festina lente

A Latin phrase meaning hasten slowly.
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So festina lente, my destined Sylvia, festina lente!
Jones being impatient to be drest, for a reason which may be easily imagined, thought the shaver was very tedious in preparing his suds, and begged him to make haste; to which the other answered with much gravity, for he never discomposed his muscles on any account, " Festina lente , is a proverb which I learned long before I ever touched a razor."--"I find, friend, you are a scholar," replied Jones.
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One of the (only) phrases that has stuck with me from those lessons is "festina lente." The saying is translated as "make haste slowly," and it's a reminder to work slowly and thoroughly to get things right the first time.
Crousaz focuses almost exclusively on statements about editing and printing found in Erasmus's correspondence and in the adage Festina lente.
Festina lente lost with the language of its genealogy Lentamente as antiquated as a love Of lives' equality.
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Thus Make haste slowly is a direct translation of Festina lente, and the Latin saying Tempus fugit renders happily into Time flies.
The Ancient Romans - well known for building and maintaining good roads - had a saying 'festina lente' which means hasten slowly.