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“Once begun is half done.”

Posted By derekperren On March 21, 2012 @ 8:47 pm In Folk speech,Proverbs | Comments Disabled

My mom told me this wise saying when I was young, and had trouble getting my chores done.  They always seemed like they took so long that I would just not do them until I had to be forcibly told. My mother explained to me that all chores are boring and tedious and the hardest part is getting started. In other words, once you’ve started a job you’ve nearly finished because the hardest part is getting over.

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