Rome was not built in a day



Rome was not built in a day

Proverbs, Proverbs, Provverbs sentenses, proverbs in detail
English Proverb

20. Rome was not built in a day—English Proverb


The proverb means that to achieve great results one should not rush; as the great things take time to happen.


Welcome to English Proverbs World. We are continuing our journey of proverbs from around the world on a daily basis. In this article, we delve the Romanian proverb “Rome was not built in a day” in great detail.

The pivotal point of the proverb is keeping patience. This English proverbial is the essence of any particulate thing in the life of everybody. Let us try to understand this proverb by various examples.

Evolution of men

You cannot expect that a nearly born baby few within years to race a marathon isn’t it? From very birth we learn things in a chronological manner, standing on own feet to walk. As time elapses a man learn the whole world of things and eventually be expert in the field with penitence—not in a day, week or month it takes years to be known as an expert.

Ph.D. (Doctorate degree)

A PhD degree is a well-known degree as the final stage of any specialization in any field. A normal PhD degree takes 4-5 years to something more that but, pursuing any degree in any field requires patience and perseverance. So, it’s well said “Rome was not built in a day

From my field

I’m a civil engineering graduate my expertise in understanding the marvels of structures on the planet. If you take an example of old or new architecture or monument it was not built in a day or on the first day of putting keystone but, before many days back than you think.

Proverbs World
A project has to pass through a series of Phases.

Before the thought of any construction project, their many applicability surveys, geological surveys, ground surveys, etc. were conducted. After, satisfactory results the planning phase starts on the paper, and nowadays on computer software like AutoCAD, Revit and others. Then an estimate of work is prepared—it is the time when one can predict the approximate expense of the building. And finally, the construction phase takes place.

Also read: Do not dig a hole for somebody else; you yourself will fall into it. —Russian Proverb

These are some of the stages discussed how much it takes to build a project from paper to reality. As we have seen many examples, we can say the proverb in the situation of time-consuming processes. In the end, I’ll advise you to do not give up on hard things because “Rome was not built in a day” and at last your hard work will pay off.

If you appreciate efforts by me, please consider subscribe I try to bring you the new proverbs every day, or if you have any suggestion just write it to me; together we can improve and live better.

Stay tuned in the journey of proverbs. See you soon!

Share with friends if you inspired by our post and do not forget to follow us on Instagram (@proverbsworld). We regularly post proverbs on Instagram more often daily. 

Key vocabulary:

Built (Verb)
- To make something by putting bricks or other materials together.

Evolution (Noun)
- The gradual progress of change and development.

Ph.D. (Abbreviation)
- Doctor of philosophy: the highest college or university degree.

Delve (Verb)
- To searchespecially as if by digging, in order to find a thing or information.     

Pivotal (Adjective)
- Central and important. 
 (Vocabulary meaning from Cambridge Dictionary)


·     1. Reporter: How you can play pool-shot so well?
    Cricketer: Rome was built in a day; I’m practising it from childhood.

2. X: Why you are slow?
    Y: Rome was built in a day.

3.  It’s a PhD degree, my dear. Taking 5-7 or more years after all ‘Rome was built in a day.

Take a quiz on proverbs click here.

If you like this article, follow us by email or just click on the follow button. For getting notified when we upload the latest proverb.

Post a Comment