Make haste slowly

Make haste slowly,

 and More haste, less speed.
Prov. Act quickly, but not so quickly that you make careless mistakes. Jane: Why are you throwing your clothes around the room? Alan: You told me to get my things packed in a hurry. Jane: Yes, but make haste slowly; otherwise we'll have to spend an hour cleaning up the mess you make. I know you want to finish that sweater by Joe's birthday, but you're knitting so fast that you make mistakes. More haste, less speed.
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Henry Daly's Make Haste Slowly, ridden by Richard Johnson, opened his jumping account when beating Shady Grey by five lengths in the two-and-a-half-mile maiden hurdle after leading at the fifth.
Make Haste Slowly finally got his head in front for owner-breeder Tim Nixon in the maiden hurdle