Festina Lente:
Hurry Slowly!

Festina lente was a favorite phrase of the first Roman emperor, Augustus.

How do you imagine he might have used it as he governed the vast empire of Rome?

Are there instances in your own life when its meaning applies or would be of value?


1. Consider Augustus's words. Can this phrase still be meaningful in our modern world? Or is this idea obsolete?

2. Relate this motto to your personal experience.

3. Write a short reflection on the significance of this Latin phrase.

What does this motto mean to you?

Use at least 150 words.

This reflection counts for 10 Points in the grade book

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