[Ads-l] Fast alone, far together

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 18 09:22:10 EDT 2018


This seems to be an extension of, or reply to, Kipling's "He travels the
fastest who travels alone" (The Winners ("The Story of the Gadsbys") <
https://www.poetryloverspage.com/poets/kipling/winners.html>).

Of course, Kipling may have been using or adapting an older saying, but the
redoubtable Quote Investigator doesn't have it.

(Now watch 3 or a dozen listies point it out in Shakespeare.)

Jonathan: "GB"?

Mark Mandel


On Sat, Aug 18, 2018, 8:52 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> MSNBC:
>
> "There's a saying in the Justice Department: 'You can go fast alone or far
> together.'"
>
> GB: 2012.
>
> I've heard this once before, but can't say just when. Certainly within the
> past ten years or so.
>
> JL
>
>

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