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Latin proverb that means: Hurry slowly
1. I heard about festina lente, but you are taking it too far... you sorry excuse for a man...
2. By all means festina lente, it's not like we've got a plane to catch
3. It's better to festina lente rather than getting caught in a mess...
by Uber Sapien April 16, 2006

Words related to Festina lente

slowly festina haste hasty hurry latin lente make meditate relax wisely
Make haste slowly.

To do things the proper way instead of hurriedly and heedlessly; to see urgent things through in a thorough manner.

Translated from Latin to English, 'festina lente' means literally 'make haste slowly'; this translation also sounds a lot better than 'hurry slowly'.
by Gus J November 29, 2006