Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Slow and steady wins the race.

Aesop's fable has the tortoise win a race with the hare because the hare was so complacent he stopped for a nap. This proverb gives us comfort when we are in competition with a superior opponent - if we keep our nerve and proceed steadily they might slip up. It also cautions us not to hurry a job and risk botching it.

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