Definitions: (1) ready to move; celeritous; prompt; speedy; (2) able to shift from idea to idea rapidly; quick-witted; (3) able to do what must be done without delay; efficient

Compatible Qualities: farsighted, focused, steady

Consideration: I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy. — Marie Salomea Skłodowska–Curie (1867-1934) Polish-French physicist

• Let everyone be swift to hear; slow to speak; slow to wrath. — The Bible, James 1:19
• I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and chance happen to them all. — The Bible, Ecclesiastes 9:11

Symbols: 1) the horse; 2) lightning (American Indian)

Fictional Figure: Camilla was the queen of the Volscians. She could run over standing grain without causing it to bend. — Publius Vergilius Maro [Virgil] (70-19 BC) The Aeneid {19 BC}