This is the old version of Bad news travels fast.
Proverbs containing the word Fast
An ambitious man can get along much better when he is not hampered by a wife and family, or by friends who hold him back. The quotation comes... Read more →
When we are enjoying ourselves, time passes far too quickly , but it passes very slowly when we are bored, or have nothing to do, or we are... Read more →
By this we mean that bad news nearly always reaches as more quickly than good news. The old version of the proverb is Ill news comes apace.