Definition of Rome was not built in a day in English:

Rome was not built in a day

phrase

proverb
  • A complex task is bound to take a long time and should not be rushed.

    • ‘They ought to be aware that Rome was not built in a day and realise that what they failed to achieve in the ended negotiations can always be addressed in the next round scheduled to begin as early as May.’
    • ‘As one analyst concluded, ‘We should recall that Rome was not built in a day, and note in the context of the Gulf monarchies that reform from above is still a far preferable route to change than revolution from below.’’
    • ‘No results in the beginning, Rome was not built in a day.’
    • ‘He added: ‘We are as aware as anyone of those areas that have not reached their targets but Rome was not built in a day.’’