Quotation by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl

Whoever is in a hurry, shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Aug. 30, 1749, first published (1774). The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, vol. 1, no. 190, ed. Charles Strachey (1901).
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