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Well Begun is Half Done


“The beginning is half the whole.” (Pythagoras.)

French: “Heureux commencement est la moitié de lʹœuvre.” “Ce nʹest que le premier pas qui coûte.”

Latin: “Incipe dimidium facti est cœpisse.” (Ausonius.)

“Dimidium facti, qui cœpit, habet.” Horace.

“Facilius est incitare currentem, quam commovere languentem.” (Cicero.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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