Whatever business you have, do it the first moment you can; never by halves, but finish it without interruption, if possible. Business must not be sauntered and trifled with.
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Source Notes: Letter to his son, 5 March 1752 OS, The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield, ed. John Bradshaw, vol. 2 (1929).
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