les petits ruisseaux font les grandes rivières

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "small streams make big rivers".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /le p(ə).ti ʁɥi.so fɔ̃ le ɡʁɑ̃d ʁi.vjɛʁ/

Proverb[edit]

les petits ruisseaux font les grandes rivières

  1. many a mickle makes a muckle; little strokes fell great oaks; mighty oaks from little acorns grow; take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves