great oaks grow from small acorns

great oaks grow from small acorns

proverb All large and powerful things were small and insignificant when they first began. It's hard to believe that her successful clothing line was once a small business run from her tiny studio apartment. Great oaks grow from small acorns.
See also: acorn, great, grow, oak, small
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