For it is a pleasure to be able to measure how
much of our task has been accomplished, and the
knowledge of what remains to do stimulates us to
fresh effort over the labour that still awaits us. For
nothing need seem long, when it is definitely known
how far it is to the end.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1921.
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