With accent marks:
Терпе́ние и труд всё перетру́т.
Patience and labor will grind everything.
The proverb refers to the times when the flour was ground in the mills.
It reminds us that patience and perseverance in work will overcome all obstacles. It is said to cheer up a person who has hard work ahead or when people believe that everything bad will be forgotten with time and if you are busy with other things.
Other Russian proverbs
The further into the forest, the more firewood is there.
Man does not live thanks to bread alone.
In a quiet whirlpool, demons live.
A fisherman sees a fisherman from afar.
The forbidden fruit is sweet.
A titmouse in hands is better than a crane in the sky.
The morning is wiser than the evening.
An old friend is better than two new ones.