all roads lead to Rome

all roads lead to Rome

Meaning | Synonyms

  • all the routes are directed towards the center
  • there is more than one way to achieve the same thing
  • variety of methods will yield the same result in the end
  • exactly the same outcome can be produced using many different ways
  • there are many different routes to reach the same destination

Example Sentences

  1. Take any route of your choice becauseall roads lead to Rome.
  2. All roads lead to Rome, so whether you draw from the top or from the bottom, it will give you the same drawing.
  3. Some people have to memorize while others can remember by just going through it once. In the long run, all roads lead to Rome.
  4. Sam always uses a shorter method to get the right answer as all roads lead to Rome.

Origin

Near to the year 300 B.C. the Roman Republic started the building of long routed and straight roads, these roadways were considered as one of the reasons behind the strength of the Roman Empire.

These network of roads consisted of 29 roads which connected 113 provinces of the empire, with Rome at the center. Hence, it was historically true that “all roads lead to Rome.”

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