Повторенье – мать ученья
With accent marks:
Повторе́нье – мать уче́нья.
Repetition is the mother of learning.
Our brain is built in a way that in order to memorize something we need to repeat it a few times.
This popular Russian saying is often used to encourage children and students to learn.
Other Russian proverbs
A fisherman sees a fisherman from afar.
Под лежачий камень вода не течёт
Water does not flow under a lying stone.
Терпи, казак – атаманом станешь!
Be patient, Cossack - you will become an ataman!
Кабы знал, где упасть, так соломки бы подстелил
If I knew where I would fall, I would lay some straw there.
Лучше горькая правда, чем сладкая ложь
Bitter truth is better than sweet lies.
Beast runs towards the hunter.
A wolf is fed by his legs
Man does not live thanks to bread alone.
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