Russian proverb of the week

Вода камень точит


With accent marks:

Вода́ ка́мень то́чит.


Water wears away a stone.


Even if you act with little effort but constantly and persistently, you can achieve a lot.

The English equivalents of this Russian proverb are: Little strokes fell great oaks, Drop by drop the sea is drained, Water dripping day by day wears the hardest rock away, Water breaks down a mountain.

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