[Ads-l] Fast alone, far together

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 18 14:08:46 EDT 2018


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JL

On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 9:22 AM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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