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For the want of a nail, the shoe was lose; for the want of a shoe the horse was lose; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail.

Benjamin Franklin

This will be triumph! this will be happiness! yea, that very thing, happiness, which I have been pursuing all my life, and have never yet overtaken.

Joanna Baillie

The fire doubled back on them. They tried to retreat on foot, but were overtaken.

Mark Blythe

This naturally occurring event has overtaken our ability to stop its progression.

Craig Fugate

A lie runs until it is overtaken by the truth.

Cuban Proverb