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Begin; to begin is half the work. Let half still remain; again
begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
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Begin; to begin is half the work. Let half still remain; again
begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
[Lat., Incipe; dimidium facti est coepisse. Supersit
Dimidium: rursum hoc incipe, et efficies.]

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Begin whatever you have to do: the beginning of a work stands
for the whole.
[Lat., Incipe quidquid read more

Begin whatever you have to do: the beginning of a work stands
for the whole.
[Lat., Incipe quidquid agas: pro toto est prima operis pars.]

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If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not
despond.
[Lat., Si fortuna juvat, read more

If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not
despond.
[Lat., Si fortuna juvat, caveto tolli;
Si fortuna tonat, caveto mergi.]

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Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

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Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man.
[Lat., Nil homine terra pejus ingrato creat.]

Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man.
[Lat., Nil homine terra pejus ingrato creat.]

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