Great oaks from little acorns grow
Possible interpretation: The normal order of words would be "Great oaks grow from little acorns." We understand: sometimes small and modest things can become very large and impressive things with time.Note: oak (noun) = a large hardwood tree found in many forests of the northern hemisphere; oak tree | acorn (noun) = the fruit of the oak tree, containing a small oval nut which is the seed | Another form of this proverb is: "Mighty oaks from little acorns grow"
Jane said "great oaks from little acorns grow"
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Contributor: Josef Essberger