Rome wasn't built in a day

This page is about the saying "Rome wasn't built in a day".

Possible interpretation: All things take time to create. And great things like the city of Rome take a very long time. So we shouldn't expect to accomplish something or achieve success immediately.

Note: Rome (proper noun) = the capital city of Italy, founded according to tradition by Romulus in 753 BC | built = constructed; made

Quick Quiz:

Angela told her son that "Rome wasn't built in a day" when he

a. said that the flight to Rome was going to be late

b. complained that his new website was taking a long time to create

c. asked how long it took the Romans to build Rome

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Contributor: Josef Essberger