Aesop, you are a straight-up liar.
Here’s a quick refresher on the story:
The Moral: Slow and steady wins the race.
The Problem: That’s totally and completely not true at all.
The animals in The Tortoise and the Hare can speak human language and that's not even the least-true part of the story.
“Slow and steady” is the worst possible strategy for winning a race. Here’s why:
Here are some morals about racing that are actually true:
• Fast and steady wins the race
• Extremely fast but occasionally slowing down still wins the race
• Relatively slow but speeding up to be faster than your opponent for just a portion of the race could still conceivably win the race