slow and steady wins the race

slow and steady wins the race

Prov. If you work slowly but constantly, you will succeed better than if you work fast for a short while and do not continue. (Associated with Aesop's fable of "The Tortoise and the Hare.") Joy only had a little bit of time to spend sewing every day, but she worked steadily and soon had finished a beautiful quilt. Slow and steady wins the race.
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We can't help but be reminded of the old 'adage: slow and steady wins the race.
THERESA KNIGHT AND HER HUSBAND, JOHNNIE, ARE proof that slow and steady wins the race.
As for criticism that he didn't move fast enough on pressing issues - such as the TMC debate in Santa Clarita - the congressman said slow and steady wins the race.
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That's why I think Simi has always been overlooked - it was just a slow and steady wins the race kind of community,'' said historian Pat Havens, who helped write a book on local history by the Simi Valley Historical Society and Museum.