Translation: from english

constant dropping wears away a stone

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  • constant dropping wears away a stone — Primarily used to mean that persistence will achieve a difficult or unlikely objective (but see also quots. 1874 and 1912). Continual frequently occurs instead of constant in the US. Cf. CHOERILUS OF SAMOS Fragments x. (Kinkel) πέτρην κοιλαίνει… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • stone — see you cannot get blood from a stone you buy land, you buy stones; you buy meat, you buy bones constant dropping wears away a stone drive gently over the stones those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • dropping — see constant dropping wears away a stone …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • constant — see constant dropping wears away a stone …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • drop — see the last drop makes the cup run over constant dropping wears away a stone …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • wear — see better to wear out than to rust out if the cap fits, wear it constant dropping wears away a stone give a thing, and take a thing, to wear the devil’s gold ring if the shoe fits, wear it …   Proverbs new dictionary

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