Meaning of GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW in English

GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW

As great oak trees grow from tiny acorns, so many great people or things grew from a small and unimportant beginning, so be patient. A proverb. Many great men were once poor, unimportant boys. Great oaks from little acorns grow.

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