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欲 －－ willing, want 速 －－ speedy, quick 则 －－ then, but 不 －－ not, negative 达 －－ arrive, done If you want to finish it quicker, then you probably can't get it done (correctly).
This 则 means "then" in English, like the Chinese word 就.
Besides 一不做，二不休, there is 好人做到底，送佛送到西. Or simply 既然已经做了，索性做到底. In English you can say "in for a penny, in for a pound".
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