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"You can run, but you can't hide" is a saying attributed to the US heavyweight boxer Joe Louis, spoken on 19 June 1946. Joe Louis and Billy Conn were about to face each other in a title fight when Louis declared the famous phrase. Since that time, the phrase has been used in movies, entertainment, and conversationally.
Ayto, J., & Crofton, I. (Eds.). (2011). You can run but you can't hide. In Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable. Chambers Harrap Publishers.