he travels (the) fastest who travels alone

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he travels (the) fastest who travels alone

proverb One can accomplish things faster or more efficiently without the presence or influence of other people or things, especially one's family members. Oh, it's definitely true that he travels fastest who travels alone—I couldn't have gone back to school if I'd had kids to take care of. I want this to be a quick trip to the grocery store, so I'm not taking anyone with me. I know that he travels the fastest that travels alone.
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He travels fastest who travels alone.

Prov. It is easier to achieve your goals if you do not have a spouse, children, or other connections to consider. Jill: Don't go yet! Wait for me to get ready. Jane: But you always take at least half an hour. No wonder they always say that he travels fastest who travels alone.
See also: alone, fast, he, travel, who
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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