Essay On The Topic Slow And Steady Wins The Race

Slow and steady wins the race

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” 


“Slow and Study wins the race,” the proverb says that It’s important to want things those have some goals and aspirations, but its talent and achieve success through persistent efforts. In other words, those people will do his work on skill and overcome the barrier and difficulties and make through constant efforts in the right direction and right decision.

It is very profitable for that person who works very slow and consistently, and after that, they act very faster rapidly and adequately. It is continuous efforts; even we will be at the languid pace, they also will bring good results. On the other hand, it also overcomes the severe movement and delivers the right efforts in life such as occasional efforts, even at a faster pace, Seldom; it produces excellent results.

These proverbs best meaning is that who is ceaseless and steady in his approach can achieve his dream complete and get success whenever he is slow.  Most of the person is strolling, but they know very well that they perform everything without looking backwards. They look back after completing his ambition. They are taking all decision and action slowly, but that will be a right choice for his whole life. They may take every step in the right direction. On the other hand, those people are running and rushing to getting the achievement without thinking of his result and right direction, and then they lost his approaches, and all left behind.


Some people are working at one place, but there are different things in the other kind of individuals. In that, there are so many people have some exceptional talent, and it brings the failure, but when people do his work gently and ordinary, then they become to succeed in his life always. Therefore, the difference lies in the way of individuals who have worked. If everyone uses his intelligence and abilities in the right direction and place, then they will always be the success.  If they take his work gently and lightly, then they will do it by fit and starts. But some people depend upon his merit and failed. The other man worked steadily day in and day out and became successful.

Almost, people are attending the shortcut for earn his achievement and success, but it is the wrong method of life. There is no alternative for hard work. There are so many examples in history where the simple and ordinary person became the great person and get the high fame in history through the patience of many years. There were so many brilliant people in the history, and they meet up the failure for want of patience and perseverance.

One of the best examples in history is ‘Demosthenes,’ he was a best stammered, but he became the greatest orator of ancient Greece with persisting efforts. Thus, steady and patient labor brings success to man.

Famous story about Slow and steady wins the race

Once upon a time, there was the hair who was so much proudness of himself. He teased to the tortoise for his slowness, because the turtle walks languid pace. The latter challenged the former for the run a race.

After that challenging, The Hare accepted the challenge with the tortoise and asked him for to select the umpire for the contest.

We should continue our work with slow and steady; then we will achieve all thing what we want. We may seem slow. First, our regular will mean that we end up ahead. There are some instances of the importance of this proverb in daily life. There was a choice fell upon the Fox, who has fixed the goal.

The day of racing, they came again together and began to run the race. When a race is started, the tortoise is going very slow and steady, the and hare has seen the turtle, and as usual, he thought that tortoise is very slow and he can never follow him. The afterthought of that, the choices the usual swiftness left the tortoise far behind and thought a taking a short nap. However, it soon fell fast asleep. The tortoise has continued his race and walks with very slow pace steadily, after that he successfully reached his goal and left behind to the Hare and wins.

When the animal awoke, he searched the tortoise at his behind, but he is not found him and sped with all its might. As a result, the tortoise wins with the hare. However, to its utter amazement, it found the tortoise dozing comfortably at the goal, after the fatigue of the race.

Way of this proverb

We should work with gently and steady, and as better, we can do our job, we should complete our task at a steady pace.

  • We should make comfortable and steady in our study. So we can finish our studies with good pace.
  • At anywhere we do work, but we have to do our walk with athletics and do not overdo the training of ourselves.
  • Always make patience for great success, while it is for work matter and love matter. If we will become patient and wait then love life will become apparent.
  • If we want to save money, so we should build up the plenty of savings and do not overexert ourselves. Always keep the steady pace for saving money.



In the tortoise and hare story, the rabbit was quick and fast-moving against the tortoise that was very slow-moving. However, the tortoise won the race because of its tireless efforts. Hence, it is true that “slow and steady wins the race.”

“Slow and steady wins the race” All must have read the story of the race between the Rabbit and the tortoise. Tortoise, the slowest creature wins at the end as he was steady through out the race. The same applies in our life. Every day we run a race no matter what we are. To survive in this world everyone running. but there are few among the lot who actually leaves there marks behind.. Those are the “tortoise” who are running steadily. Leaving just for the sake of leaving is what an animal is also doing.

We are humans and we need to value this. We can not survive in the long run if we carry an attitude like that of the “Rabbit”. As it is well said… “Don’t stop after a success.. because next time if you fail, there will be many mouths to say that your previous success was just a matter of luck” Looking at the present scenario one needs to move steadily to achieve the desired result but one can’t always relay on going slow.

Today’s world demands speed with perfection. Whether you are a Student or a Businessmen you are required to run fast and steadily to win the race. We have seen development and progress in country like China. They are moving fast on the scale of development and being steady they are sure to become a super power soon. Today they have made a strong position in the world. Even though it is the most populated nation in the world, it has effectively used it’s workforce and is steadily progressing in each and every domain.

Being a communist nation it has grown in all spheres far much better than the largest democracy – India. They are very much committed to their goals. We have seen in the recent times that the western world is taking a lot of interest in this nation as it has a tremendous growth potential. And it’s because of only this reason that it is the top destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). If we want to compete with China, we need to adopt the same policy. We need to take well planned decisions and need to execute them effectively.

We need to move fast and steadily in all spheres. It’s been 63 years now but our system is running with all those old rules and regulations which were framed by the britishers. We are the largest democracy in the world. This population if managed effectively, can bring progress and growth in few decades. Our average GDP of last 20 years is 6. 6%, which is considered to be quite good. This shows our steadiness and as it is said that being stead will always lead you to win. What we are required over here is a quick approach towards things.

Slow, careless nature of our’s has already lead us into lot of troubles, whether it’s the Kashmir issue with our neighbors or passing the lokpal bill or investigating the corruption cases, every where we have seen a careless attitude of government. But if this will carry on like this than we can never reach the level where China is today! No doubt India has the potential, the resources, all it needs is a proper execution of the plans and strategies…. To match up with the developed world India needs to move fast and steady…… As in today’s context “Fast and steady wins the race”…….

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