Rome wasn't built in a day

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Rome wasn't built in a day

  1. (idiomatic) It takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive.
    I know this project is a big undertaking, but you need to have patience and be hopeful. Remember that Rome wasn't built in a day.


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  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, →ISBN, p. 292.