8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride.

Read Ecclesiastes 7:8 Using Other Translations

Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Better is the end of a thing than its beginning, and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Finishing is better than starting. Patience is better than pride.