Quotation by Shakespeare

Haste still pays haste, and leisure answers leisure;
Like doth quit like, and measure still for measure.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Duke, in Measure for Measure, act 5, sc. 1, l. 410-1.

Alluding to Matthew 7: 2, "With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you again."
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