There is a proverb among the Bena peoples of Tanzania that seems apropos for this meditation:


“When you want to go fast, walk alone; but when you want to go far, walk with others.”


(“Pe wisaka ubitile kya ng'ani gende vwiyena; pe wisaka ubite pawutali ugende navangi.”)


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L.P. Kimilike,   "An African Perspective on Poverty Proverbs in the Book of Proverbs: An Analysis for Transformational Possibilities", (doctoral thesis, 2006)