1. A bad penny always comes back.(惡有惡報)
  1. A bad shearer never had a good sickle.
  1. A bad workman always blames his tools.(劣工尤器。)
  1. A beggar pays a benefit with a louse.(以怨報德。)
  1. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.(一鳥在手勝於兩鳥在林。)
  1. A book that is shut, is but a block.(開卷有益。)
  1. A burnt child dreads the fire.(一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩。)
  1. A cat may look at a king.(君王卿相於我何。)
  1. A clear conscience is like a coat of mail.(平生不做虧心事,夜半敲門心不驚。)
  1. A contented mind is a perpetual feast.(知足常樂。)
  1. A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow.(上樑不正下樑歪。)
  1. A crow is never the whiter for washing herself often.(江山易改,本性難移。)
  1. A deceitful peace is more hurtful than an open war.(明槍易躲,暗箭難防。)
  1. A drowning man will catch at a straw.(急不暇擇。)
  1. A fair face may hide a foul heart.Fair face, foul heart.](漂亮的面孔可能藏著一顆齷齪的心。[人面獸心。])
  1. A fair woman without virtue is like palled wine.(美女無德如酒無味。)
  1. A fault confessed is half redressed.(肯認錯是改過的一半。)
  1. A fool’s bolt is soon shot.(黔驢技窮。)
  1. A fool’s voice is known by multitude of words.(話多者蠢。)
  1. A friend in need is a friend indeed.(患難見真情。[患難之友,乃為真友。))
  1. A good book is a light to the soul.(一本好書是靈魂之光。)
  1. A good conscience is a safe pillow.(良心清白,安枕無憂。)
  1. A great tree attracts the wind.(樹大招風。)
  1. A guilty conscience needs no accuser.(作賊心虛。多行不義必自斃,多走夜路必遇鬼。)
  1. A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.(小不忍則亂大謀。)
  1. A hard beginning makes a good ending.(先苦後甘。)
  1. A heavy purse makes a light heart.(錢包飽滿,心情輕鬆。)
  1. A hedge between keeps friendship green.(君子之交淡如水。)
  1. A honey tongue, a heart of gall.(口蜜腹劍。笑裡藏刀。佛口蛇心。)
  1. A Jack of all trades is master of none.(樣樣通樣樣稀鬆(博藝無所精)。)
  1. A leopard cannot change his spots.(江山易改,本性難移。)
  1. A light purse makes a heavy heart.(錢包薄薄,心情沉重。)
  1. A little body often harbors a great soul.(偉大的靈魂常寓於短小的驅體。)
  1. A little help is worth a deal of pity.(濟弱扶困勝於同情。)
  1. A little learning is a dangerous thing.(一知半解,危險之至。)
  1. A little pot is soon hot.(人窮志短。[小人物易發怒。])
  1. A little spark may kindle a great fire.(星星之火可燎原。)
  1. A little wariness prevents great weariness.(小心駛得萬年船。)
  1. A man is known by the company he keeps.(觀其友,知其人。)
  1. A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.(一個光說不做的人好像一個花園,裡面長滿都是野草。)
  1. A miss is as good as a mile.(失之毫釐,差之千里。)
  1. A new broom sweeps clean.(新官上任三把火。)
  1. A penny saved is a penny earned.(省一文則賺一文。)
  1. A pin a day is a groat a year.(聚沙成塔。)
  1. A poor man's tale cannot be heard.(人微言輕。)
  1. A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.(平生不做虧心事,夜半敲門心不驚。)
  1. A reformed rake makes the best husband.(浪子回頭金不換。)
  1. A rolling stone gathers no moss.(滾石不成苔。)
  1. A small leak will sink a great ship.(牽一髮,動全身。)
  1. A soft answer turneth away wrath.(和言足以息怒。[柔足以克剛。])
  1. A sound mind in a sound body.(健全的頭腦寓於健全的身體。)
  1. A stitch in time saves nine.(及時行事,事半功倍。)
  1. A straight stick is crooked in the water.(直棍水中曲。)
  1. A straw shows which way the wind blows.(見微知著。)
  1. A thief passes for a gentleman when thieving has made him rich.(成者為王,敗者為寇。)
  1. A thing of beauty is a joy forever.(美的事物是永恆的喜悅。)
  1. A wild goose never laid a tame egg.(強將手下無弱兵。)
  1. A woman’s advice is no great thing, but he who won’t take it is a fool.(女人的忠告雖不是怎麼大不了的事,若不接受,便是傻瓜。)
  1. A word before is worth two behind.(千金難買早知道。)
  1. A word before is worth two behind.(事前一句勝過事後兩句)
  1. A word is enough to the wise.(智者一點就明。)
  1. A word spoken is an arrow let fly.(一言既出,如箭射出。)
  1. A word spoken is past recalling.∕A word once spoken can never be recalled.(一言既出,駟馬難追。)
  1. A young idler, an old beggar.(少壯不努力,老大徒傷悲。)
  1. Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones.(離別削減小愛,卻增添大愛。)
  1. Absence is mother of disillusion.(疏離是覺悟之母。)
  1. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.(小別勝新婚。[小別情更濃。])
  1. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.(相聚愛益切,離別情更深。)
  1. Absent in body, but present in spirit.(肉身雖不在,精神卻不死。永垂不朽。)
  1. Action is the proper fruit of knowledge.(行動是知識的卓越果實。)
  1. Actions speak louder than words.(行動勝於空談(事實勝於雄辯)。)
  1. Advice is a stranger, if welcome he stays for the night; if not welcome he returns home the same day.African Proverb](忠告是一位陌生客,若受歡迎,則停留過夜;不受歡迎,當天就要回家。【非洲諺語】)
  1. Advice when most needed is least heeded.(忠言逆耳。[良言於最需要時最不受重視。])
  1. Advice whispered is worthless.(竊竊私語的忠告毫無價值可言。)
  1. After a storm comes a calm.(否極泰來。)
  1. After black clouds, clear weather.(守得雲開見月時。)
  1. All are not saints that go to church.(上教堂的人未必個個都是聖人。)
  1. All are not thieves that dogs bark at.(人不可貌相,海不可斗量。[不可一概而論。]
  1. All cats are grey in the dark.(貓在黑暗中通通都是灰色的。)
  1. All good things must come to an end.(天下無不散之筵席。)
  1. All is well that ends well.(結果佳者方佳。)
  1. All lay loads on a willing horse.(人善被人欺,馬善被人騎。)
  1. All roads lead to Rome.(條條大道通羅馬(行行出狀元))
  1. All that glitters is not gold.(閃礫者未必都是金。發亮的不一定全是金子。[人不可貌相。][金玉其外,敗絮其中。][虛有其表。])
  1. All things are difficult before they are easy.(萬事起頭難。)
  1. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.(只工作不消遣,使人遲鈍。)
  1. All’s well that ends well.(善終為善。吉人自有天相。)
  1. Ambition loses many a man.(野心使許多人失敗。)
  1. Ambition makes people diligent.(雄心使人勤勉。)
  1. An enemy may chance to give good counsel.(敵人也可能給人好的忠告。)
  1. An eye for an eye, and we will all go blind.∕An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.(以牙還牙,兩敗俱傷。[以眼還眼使我們全都瞎眼。])
  1. An ill beginning, an ill ending.(不善始者不善終。)
  1. An uncut gem goes not sparkle.(玉不琢,不成器。)
  1. Anger and haste hinder good counsel.(小不忍則亂大謀。[憤怒和急迫足以誤大計。))
  1. Anger is the cause of sin.(憤怒乃犯罪之因。)
  1. Apparel makes the man.(人靠衣裳,馬靠鞍裝。)
  1. Appearances are deceptive.(外表是靠不住的。)
  1. Art is long, life is short.(人生苦短,而學術無窮。)
  1. As a man lives, so shall he die.(有生必有死。)
  1. As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.(一不做二不休。)
  1. As you make your bed, so you must lie on it.(自作自受。)
  1. As you sow, so shall you reap.種豆得豆,(種瓜得瓜。)
  1. At birth we bring nothing; at death we take away nothing.(生不帶來死不帶去。)
  1. At the game’s end, we shall see who gains.(比賽結束後,方見得勝者。)
  1. Bad beginnings have ever bad endings.(不慎始者,常得惡果。)
  1. Bad news travels fast.(惡事傳千里。)
  1. Barking dogs seldom bite.(吠叫的狗不咬人(外強中乾;虛有其表;虛張聲勢)。)
  1. Be just before you are generous.(先小人後君子。)
  1. Beauty fades like a flower.(紅顏薄命。)
  1. Beauty is but skin deep.(美是膚淺的(人不可貌相))
  1. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.(情人眼裡出西施。)
  1. Beauty is only skin-deep.(人不可貌相。)
  1. Beauty may have fair leaves, yet bitter fruit.(美麗長出漂亮的葉子,卻生出苦辣的果實。)
  1. Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails.(口裡含著花蜜的蜜蜂,尾巴卻有螫。口蜜腹劍。笑裡藏刀。)
  1. Beggars must not be choosers.(饑者不得擇食。)
  1. Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a horse.better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.(寧為驢頭不為馬尾(寧為狗頭不為獅尾)。)
  1. Better die a beggar than live a beggar.(不食嗟來之食。)
  1. Better late than never.(寧遲勿缺(亡羊補牢才不為遲);只要開始,雖晚不遲;過則勿憚改。)
  1. Better ride on an ass that carries me than a horse that throws me.(騎馬摔一跤不如騎驢往前走。)
  1. Better the devil you know than the devil you do not know.(明槍易躲,暗箭難防。)
  1. Better to sail slowly than not to sail at all.(完全停滯不前不如慢慢駛向前。)
  1. Between two stools you fall to the ground.(腳踏雙凳必墜地。)
  1. Birds of a feather flock together.(物以類聚。)
  1. Blood is thicker than water.(血濃於水。)
  1. Books and friends should be few and well chosen.(多不如少,少不如好。)
  1. Books are the ever-burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.(書籍乃世人累積智慧之不滅明燈。)
  1. Brave actions never want a trumpet.(英勇的行為永遠不需要吹噓。)
  1. Business is business.(公事公辦。)
  1. Business is the salt of life; business and action strengthen the brain. (商務是生命之鹽,商務和行動增強腦力。)
  1. By reading we enrich the mind; by conversation we polish it.(讀書使心智豐富,交談使心智明亮。)
  1. Call no man happy till he is dead.(蓋棺論定。)
  1. Care killed a cat.(憂慮致命(勞神喪命)。)
  1. Catch not at the shadow and lose the substance.(勿捨本逐末。)
  1. Character is what makes one man stand out more prominently than another.(一個人的德性使他與眾不同。)
  1. Charity begins at home.(修身齊家博愛天下。)
  1. Clothes do not make the man.(衣冠不能造人品。人不可以貌相。)
  1. Clothes make the man.(人要衣裝,佛要金裝。)
  1. Come not to counsel uncalled.(人之患在好為人師。)
  1. Comparisons are odious.(人比人氣死人。)
  1. Conscience does make cowards of us all.(良心的自責使大家變成了懦夫。)
  1. Conscience does make cowards of us all.William Shakespeare](良心的自責使大家變成了懦夫。【莎士比亞】)
  1. Constant dropping wears away the stone.(滴水穿石。)
  1. Counsel is to be given by the wise, the remedy by the rich.(忠告一定來自智者,救助一定來自富人。)
  1. Counsel must be followed, not praised.(忠告一定要遵守,不是要稱讚。)
  1. Counsel without help is useless.(沒有實質幫助的忠告亳無用處。)
  1. Counsels in wine seldom prosper.(酒杯空言少見成效。)
  1. Cross the bridge when you come to it.(船到橋頭自然直。)
  1. Cross the stream where it is shallowest.(別自找麻煩(由易處下手)。
  1. Custom reconciles us to everything.(習慣成自然。)
  1. Cut your coat according to your cloth.(量入為出。)
  1. Dead men tell no tales.(死無對證。)
  1. Death is the great leveler.(死後萬人皆平等。)
  1. Death quits all scores.(一死百了。)
  1. Deeds are males, and words are females.「(做」是男人的事,「說」是女人的事。)
  1. Deeds, not words.(在於行動,不在於言語。說得到,做得到。言出必行。)
  1. Deeds, not words.(言出必行。)
  1. Despatch is the soul of business.(辦事以迅速為貴。)
  1. Diamond cuts diamond.(強中自有強中手。)
  1. Diamond cuts/cut diamond.(兩虎相爭必有一傷(強中自有強中手)。)
  1. Diet cures more than a doctor.(良藥苦口利於病。)
  1. Do to others as you would be done by.(己所欲施於人。)
  1. Do in Rome as the Romans do.(入鄉隨俗。)
  1. Do not forget little kindness and do not remember small faults.(小善不忘,小錯不念。)
  1. Do to others as you would be done by.(己所不欲,勿施於人。)
  1. Dog does not eat dog.(狗不咬狗(同類不相殘)。)
  1. Don't change houses in mid-stream.(臨陣勿換將。)
  1. Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today.(今日事今日畢。)
  1. Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs.(別班門弄斧。)
  1. Don't wash your dirty linen in public.(家醜不外揚。)
  1. Drunken days have all their tomorrows.(樂極生悲。)
  1. Easier said than done.(說來容易做來難。)
  1. Easy come easy go.(徼悻之財難久留(賺得容易花得快))
  1. Easy come, easy go.(來得容易去得快。)
  1. Empty vessels make the most sound.(滿瓶不響;半瓶響叮噹。)
  1. Even a worm will turn.(狗急跳牆。)
  1. Even brothers keep careful accounts.(大智若愚)
  1. Even Homer sometimes nods.(智者千慮必有一失(人非聖人,熟能無過)。)
  1. Every bean has its black.(金無赤金,人無完人。)
  1. Every cloud has a silver lining.(否極泰來。)
  1. Every dog has his/its day.(十年風水輪流轉(狗也有走運的一天))
  1. Every family has a skeleton in the cupboard.(家家有本難念的經。)
  1. Every flow must have its ebb.(人有悲歡離合,月有陰晴圓缺。)
  1. Every great thing is nothing but a lot of little ones.(積沙成塔。)
  1. Every man has his taste.(人各有所好。)
  1. Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.(每一個人都是一卷書,只要你懂得如何閱讀它。)
  1. Every minute counts.(分秒必爭。)
  1. Every oak has been an acorn.(千里之行,始於足下。)
  1. Every why has a wherefore.(事出必有因。)
  1. Everybody's business is nobody's business.(眾人之事乏人管。)
  1. Everything has an end.(凡事都會結束。)
  1. Everything must have a beginning.(凡事都有個開頭。)
  1. Example is better than precept.(身教重於言教)
  1. Experience is the best teacher.(前事不忘後事之師。[不經一事,不長一智。)[經驗乃智慧之母。])
  1. Experience is the extract of suffering.(經驗是由痛苦中粹取出來的。)
  1. Experience is the mother of wisdom.(經驗乃智慧之母。[不經一事,不長一智。])
  1. Extremes meet.(物極必反。)
  1. Failure is the mother of success./ Failure teaches success.(失敗乃成功之母。)
  1. Faint heart never won fair lady.(懦弱的人永遠無法贏得美人的歡心。)
  1. Fair face, foul heart.(人面獸心。)
  1. Fair without and foul (false) within.(金玉其外,敗絮其中。)
  1. Familiarity breeds contempt.(近之則不遜。)
  1. Familiarity breeds contempt.(過份熟稔易滋侮蔑;近廟欺神。)
  1. Far from eye, far from heart.(離眼遠,離心遠。眼不見,心不念。)
  1. Feather by feather the goose is plucked.(鐵杵磨成針。)
  1. Few words are best.(少說為妙。)
  1. Fine feathers do not make fine birds. (酒肉賓朋,柴米夫妻。)
  1. Fine feathers make fine birds.佛要金裝,(人要衣裝。)
  1. Fine words butter no parsnips.(花言巧語不能滋潤防風草。口惠而實不至。)
  1. Fine words dress ill deeds.(巧言藏惡行。好話說盡,壞事做盡。說一套,做一套。)
  1. First come first served.(捷足先登。)
  1. First impressions are most lasting.(先入為主。)
  1. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.(愚人不怕事,盲人不怕蛇。)
  1. Forewarned is forearmed.(先知先戒備。
  1. Forgive and forget.(既往不咎。)
  1. Full of courtesy, full of craft.(禮多必詐。)
  1. Gather you rosebuds while you may.(花開堪折直須折。)
  1. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.(天才是一分靈感加上九十九分流汗。)
  1. Give a dog a bad name and hang him.(欲加之罪,何患無辭。)
  1. Give a thief enough rope and he will hang himself.(欲擒先縱。[多行不義必自斃。])
  1. Give him an inch and he'll take a yard.∕Give knaves an inch and they will take a yard.](得寸進尺)
  1. Give knaves an inch and they will take a yard.(小人得寸便進尺。)
  1. Go to bed with the lamb, and rise with the lark.(日出而作,日入而息。)
  1. God helps those who help themselves.(天助自助者。)
  1. God never shuts one door but he opens another.(天無絕人之路。)
  1. God's mill grinds slow but sure.(天網恢恢,疏而不漏。)
  1. Good books need no boost.(好書無需誇耀。)
  1. Good counsel has no price.Good counsel is beyond price.(良言乃無價之寶。)
  1. Good counsel never comes amiss.(好的忠告絕不會出差錯。)
  1. Good counsel never comes too late.(好的忠告絕不會來得太晚。)
  1. Good manners are the fine flowers of civilization.(良好的禮貌是文明的漂亮花朵。)
  1. Good medicine tastes bitter.(良藥苦口。)
  1. Good to begin well, better to end well.(有好的開始是不錯的,堅持到底更重要。)
  1. Good words cost nothing, but are worth much.Thomas Fuller (良言本無價,其貴值千金。【富勒】)
  1. Good words without deeds are rushes and reeds.(口惠而實不至。)
  1. Grasp all, lose all.(貪者必失。)
  1. Great minds think alike.(英雄所見略同。)
  1. Great oaks from little acorns grow.(萬丈高樓平地起。)
  1. Great talents mature late. Great vessels take years to produce.](大器晚成。)
  1. Half a loaf is better than none.(聊勝於無。)
  1. Handsome is as handsome does.(慷慨大方始為美。)
  1. Handsome is that handsome does.∕Handsome is what handsome does.(相由心生。[心美,貌亦美。][有德才是美。])
  1. Happy is he who is content.(知足常樂。)
  1. Hard words break no bones.(笑罵由人。[惡言傷不到人心。笑罵由他笑罵])
  1. Haste makes waste.(欲速則不達。)
  1. He is noble who feels and acts nobly.(顯貴的人總是思想崇高和舉止優雅。)
  1. He teaches ill, who teaches all.(樣樣都教樣樣糟。)
  1. He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it.(作賊心虛。)
  1. He that falls today may rise tomorrow.(東山再起。)
  1. He that fears you present will hate you absent.(在你面前怕你的人,在你背後恨你。)
  1. He that fears you present will hate you absent.(陽奉陰違。)
  1. He that stays in the valley shall never get over the hill.(固步自封。)
  1. He that touches pitch shall be defiled.(近朱者赤,近墨者黑。)
  1. He who begins many things, finishes but few.(樣樣事只有開始,到頭來一事無成。)
  1. He who denies all confesses all.(欲蓋彌彰。)
  1. He who does not gain loses.(逆水行舟,不進則退。)
  1. He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon.(巧言令色鮮矣仁。)
  1. He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon.(花言巧語的人常以空匙餵人。巧言令色鮮矣仁。)
  1. He who has health has hope.(留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒。)
  1. He who has hope has everything.(擁有希望的人擁有一切。)
  1. He who hesitates is lost.(猶豫者多失。)
  1. He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.(畏問者,恥於學。)
  1. He who lives in a glass house should not throw stones.(投鼠忌器(識時務者為俊傑。])
  1. He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.(騎虎難下。)
  1. He who teaches, learns.(教學相長。)
  1. He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom.(登高必自卑。)
  1. Health is better than wealth.(健康勝於財富。)
  1. Heaven helps those who help themselves.(天助自助者。)
  1. Hide not your light under a bushel.(勿過份謙沖以致隱沒才能。)
  1. History repeats itself.(歷史會重演。)
  1. Hoist your sail when the wind is fair.(見機行事。)
  1. Honesty is the best policy.(誠實是上策。)
  1. Hunger is the best sauce.(飢不擇食。)
  1. Idle folk have the least leisure.(懶惰人才說沒空閒。)
  1. If a person is away, his right is away.Moorish Proverb](人若不在場,他的權利就會喪失。【摩爾諺語】)
  1. If Jack’s in love, he’s no judge of Jill’s beauty.(情人眼裡出西施。)
  1. If one will not, another will.(人棄我取,人取我與。)
  1. If the counsel be good, no matter who gave it.(計策若佳則勿問策劃者是誰。從善如流。)
  1. If the counsel be good, no matter who gave it.(從善如流。)
  1. If you live with a lame person you will learn to limp.(近朱者赤 近墨者黑。)
  1. If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.(同時追兩兔,兩頭都落空。)
  1. If you wish good advice, consult an old man.(老馬識途。)
  1. Ill counsel mars all.(不好的忠告損毀一切。)
  1. Ill news comes apace.(惡事傳千里。)
  1. Imagination is more important than knowledge.(想像力比知識更重要)
  1. In peace prepare for war.(和平時不忘備戰。)
  1. In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.(山中無老虎,猴子稱大王。)
  1. In wine there is truth.(酒後吐真言。)
  1. Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality her left.(勤儉為富貴之本。)
  1. Industry is the parent of success.(勤勉為成功之本。)
  1. It is a good horse that never stumbles.(再好的馬也會有絆倒之時。)
  1. It is a long lane that has no turning.(路必有彎(否極泰來)。)
  1. It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.(凡事有利有弊。)
  1. It is as well to know which way the wind blows.(識時務者為俊傑。)
  1. It is better to learn a certain trade than to possess a large fortune.(腰纏萬貫,不若一技在身。)
  1. It is better to win the peace and to lose the war.(寧願贏得和平而輸掉戰爭)
  1. It is dogged that does it.(天下無難事,只怕有心人。)
  1. It is easy to be wise after the event.(不經一事,不長一智。)
  1. It is more blessed to give than to receive.(施比受更有福)
  1. It is never too late to mend.(亡羊補牢,時猶未晚。)
  1. It is no use crying over spilt milk.(覆水難收。)
  1. It is well to profit by the folly of others.(前車可鑒。)
  1. It never rains but it pours.(禍不單行。)
  1. It takes all sorts to make a world.(一種米養百種人[世界是形形色色的人所組成的])
  1. It takes two to make a quarrel.(孤掌難鳴(一個巴掌拍不響)。
  1. Justice has long arms.(法網恢恢,疏而不漏。
  1. Keep something for a rainy day.(未雨綢繆。)
  1. Kindness comes of will.(仁慈來自意志。)
  1. Kindness is noblest weapon to conquer with.(仁者無敵。)
  1. Knowledge is power.(知識就是力量)
  1. Least said, soonest mended.(少說少錯(多言惹禍)。)
  1. Leopards cannot change their spots.(江山易改,本性難移。)
  1. Let bygones be bygones.(既往不究。)
  1. Let sleeping dogs lie.(別自找麻煩[。[別惹事生非。])
  1. Liberty is the right to do everything which the laws allow.(自由就是在法律允許下的範圍下有權做任何事。)
  1. Life is not merely living but living in health.(生活不只要活,而且要活的健康。)
  1. Like breeds like.(龍生龍,鳳生鳳。)
  1. Like father, like son.(有其父,必有其子。)
  1. Live and learn.∕One is never too old to learn.(活到老,學到老。)
  1. Long absence changes a friend.(久別朋友變。)
  1. Long absent, soon forgotten.(久別情疏。)
  1. Look before you leap.(三思而後行。)
  1. Lookers-on see most of the game.(旁觀者清。)
  1. Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in same direction.(愛並不在於彼此相對。)
  1. Love is blind.(愛情是盲目的。)
  1. Love makes the world go round.(愛使世界運轉。)
  1. Love me little, love me long.(愛情要細水長流。
  1. Make hay while the sun shines.(未雨綢繆(把握時機)。)
  1. Man are best loved farthest off.(相隔最遙遠的人最為人疼愛。)
  1. Man proposes, God disposes.(謀事在人,成事在天。)
  1. Many a little makes a mickle.(積少成多。聚沙成塔。集腋成裘。)
  1. Many hands make light work.(眾志成城。)
  1. Marry in haste, and repent at leisure.(匆匆結婚,慢慢後悔。)
  1. Meat is much, but manner is more.(衣食足而後禮義興。)
  1. Men are blind in their own cause.(馬不知臉長。)
  1. Men are blind in their own cause.(當局者迷。)
  1. Men are not to be measured in inches.(人不可以貌相。)
  1. Mere talking tends only to failure.(空談只會導致失敗。)
  1. Might is right.(強權就是公理。)
  1. Mischief all comes from much opening of the mouth.(是非只為多開口。)
  1. Misery loves company.(禍不單行。)
  1. Misery loves company∕It never rains but pours.(禍不單行。)
  1. Money is the root of all evil.(愛財為萬惡之源。)
  1. Money makes the mare go.(有錢能使鬼推磨。)
  1. Money talks.(金錢萬能。錢能通神。)
  1. More haste, less speed.(欲速則不達。)
  1. Much would have more.(貪得無饜。)
  1. Murder will out.(如欲人不知,除非己莫為。
  1. Necessity is the mother of invention.(需要為發明之母。)
  1. Necessity knows no law.(鋌而走險。)
  1. Never do things by halves.(做事切莫半途而廢。)
  1. Never judge by appearances.(不要以貌取人。)
  1. Never look a gift horse in the mouth.(餽贈之物切莫挑剔。)
  1. Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today.(今日事,今日畢。)
  1. Never say die.(勿氣餒灰心。)
  1. Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.(勿自尋煩惱。)
  1. Never try to prove what nobody doubts.(此地無銀三百兩。)
  1. New brooms sweep clean.(新官上任三把火。)
  1. No answer is also an answer.(不回答也是回答。)
  1. No cross, no crown.(吃得苦中苦,方為人上人。)
  1. No man can serve two masters.(一人不能事二君(一馬不能被兩鞍)。)
  1. No man is content with his lot.(無人能滿意於自己的命運。)
  1. No news is good news .(無消息即是好消息。)
  1. No pains, no gains.∕No gains without pains.(不勞則無獲。)
  1. None so blind as those who won't see.(有眼不看者為盲。)
  1. Nothing comes amiss to a hungry man.(饑不擇食。)
  1. Nothing comes of nothing.(事出必有因(無中不能生有)。)
  1. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.(沒有熱誠難成大事。)
  1. Nothing is difficult to a man whom ambition fires.(對於雄心萬丈的人來說,世上沒有難成的事。)
  1. Nothing venture, nothing have.(不入虎穴,焉得虎子。)
  1. Old habits die hard.(固習難除。)
  1. Once bitten, twice shy.(一朝被蛇咬,十年怕草繩。)
  1. One gives nothing so liberally as advice.(沒有任何東西像忠告那麼慷慨。)
  1. One gives nothing so liberally as advice.∕Nothing is given so freely as advice.(沒有任何東西像忠告那麼慷慨。)
  1. One good turn deserves another.(好心有好報。)
  1. One pair of heels is often worth two pairs of hands.(三十六計走為上策。)
  1. One swallow does not make a summer.(勿以一概全。)
  1. Opportunity seldom knocks twice.(福無雙至。)
  1. Out of debt, out of danger.(無債一身輕。)
  1. Out of sight, out of mind.(眼不見,心不念。[離眼遠,離心遠。久離則疏遠。))
  1. Pardon is the most glorious revenge.(寬恕是最偉大的報復.
  1. Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet.(保持耐性是痛苦的,但它的果實是甜美的。)
  1. Penny wise, pound foolish.(小事精明,大事糊塗。)
  1. Practice makes perfect.(熟能生巧。)
  1. Practice what you preach.(言出必行。)
  1. Pretty face, poor fate.(自古紅顏多薄命。)
  1. Prevention is better than cure.(預防勝於治療。)
  1. Pride goes before a fall.(驕者必敗。)
  1. Put the saddle on the right horse.(責備得當(冤有頭,債有主)。)
  1. Rome was not built in a day.(羅馬不是一天造成的。)
  1. Salt water and absence wash away love.(遠離久別,恩情疏。)
  1. Second thoughts are best.(退一步想最穩當。)
  1. Seeing is believing.(百聞不如一見(眼見為信)。)
  1. Seek and you shall find.Matthew :](尋找,就尋見。《馬太福音:》)
  1. Seek mickle, and get something; seek little, and get nothing.(尋找多一些,就得著一些。尋找少一些,就一無所得。)
  1. Self is a bad counselor.(利己心是最壞的顧問。自私非上策。)
  1. Self-trust is the first secret of success.(自信是成功的第一祕訣)
  1. Slow and steady wins the race.∕Slow but sure wins the race.(穩健紮實必致勝。)
  1. Some people cannot see the wood for the trees.(見木不見林,逐末而忘本。)
  1. Soon ripe, soon rotten.(速戰速決。)
  1. Sow nothing, reap nothing.(無功不受祿。)
  1. Spare the rod and spoil the child.(不打不成器。)
  1. Still waters run deep.(水深流靜(大智若愚)。)
  1. Strike while the iron is hot.(打鐵趁熱。)
  1. Take away the cause, and the effect must cease.(沒有因,那有果。)
  1. Take the rough with the smooth.(逆來則順受。)
  1. Take things as they come.(既來之則安之。)
  1. Talk of the devil and he is sure to appear.(說曹操曹操就到。)
  1. That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.(好書開卷時引人入勝,終卷時使人獲益。)
  1. The absent are always in the wrong.(誰人背後無人說,哪個人前不說人。)
  1. The absent are never with fault, nor the present without excuse.(缺席者絕對沒有不對,出席者也不會沒有藉口。)
  1. The bait hides the hook.(餌裡藏鉤。)
  1. The best defence is offence.(先下手為強。)
  1. The best fish swim near the bottom.(好魚游溪底。[好酒沈甕底。])
  1. The best is the enemy of the good.(「最好」往往成為「好」的敵人。[目標太高反而失敗。])
  1. The best is the enemy of the good.(目標太高反而失敗。)
  1. The biter is sometimes bit.(欺人反受欺(害人反害己)。)
  1. The blood of the soldiers makes the glory of the general.(一將功成萬骨枯。)
  1. The boughs that bear most hang lowest.(大丈夫能屈能伸。)
  1. The child is father of the man.(少年時代可決定一人之未來。)
  1. The devil finds work for idle hands to do.(小人閑居做歹事。)
  1. The devil is not so black as he is painted.(過甚其詞。)
  1. The early bird catches the worm.(捷足先登(早起的鳥兒有蟲吃)。)
  1. The end justifies the means.(為達目的,不擇手段。)
  1. The fairer the paper, the fouler the blot.(黑白分明。)
  1. The first blow is half the battle.(先下手為強。)
  1. The fish will soon be caught that nibbles at every bait.(貪吃的魚兒易上鉤。)
  1. The good seaman is known in bad weather.(時窮節乃現。)
  1. The higher the mountain, the greater descent. (山愈高,峭壁愈陡。爬得愈高,跌得愈深。)
  1. The higher the mountain, the greater descent.(爬得愈高,跌得愈深。)
  1. The last straw breaks the camel's neck.(凡事宜節制,過則必敗事。)
  1. The leopard cannot change his spots.∕Leopards cannot change their spots.(江山易改,本性難移。)
  1. The leopard cannot change his spots.(江山易改,本性難移。)
  1. The longest day must have an end.(天網恢恢,疏而不漏。)
  1. The pen is mightier than the sword.(文勝於武。)
  1. The pot called the kettle black.(五十步笑百步。)
  1. The pot calls the kettle black.(半斤八兩。)
  1. The proof of pudding is in the eating.(欲知布丁味,親嚐便可曉。[空言不如力行。])
  1. The road to h#ll is paved with good intentions.(手抱菩薩操屠刀。)
  1. The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts.(舌頭雖非鐵卻可傷人。)
  1. The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth.(心靈的財富才是唯一真正的財富。)
  1. There are many ways to fame.(行行出狀元。)
  1. There are other fish in the sea.(天涯何處無芳草。)
  1. There are two sides to every question.(每個問題都有正反兩面看法。[公說公有禮,婆說婆有禮。])
  1. There are two sides to every question.(公說公有理,婆說婆有理。)
  1. There is no accounting for tastes.(人各有所好。)
  1. There is no rose without a thorn.(朵朵玫瑰皆有刺。[沒有十全十美的人生。])
  1. There is no royal road to learning.(學問無捷徑。)
  1. There is no smoke without fire. (有煙必有火無風不起浪;事出有因。)
  1. There is no wool so white but a dyer can make it black.(人非聖賢,孰能無過。)
  1. There's a black sheep in every flock.(每一個團體中都難免有害群之馬。)
  1. There's a black sheep in every flock.(樹大有枯枝,族大有乞兒。)
  1. Think today and speak tomorrow.(熟思而後言。)
  1. Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.(投鼠忌器。)
  1. Time flies like an arrow.(光陰似箭。[時光飛逝。))
  1. Time is money.(時間就是金錢。)
  1. To do one thing well is a worthy ambition.(把一件事做好,這就是一個有價值的雄心。)
  1. To entertain an angel unawares.(有眼不識泰山。)
  1. To err is human, to forgive is divine.(犯錯乃人之常情,寬恕則超凡入聖也。)
  1. To think of danger in time of peace.(居安思危。)
  1. Tomorrow never comes.(明天永不來。)
  1. Too many cooks spoil the broth.(七手八腳必敗事。人多礙事。)
  1. Too much water drowned the miller.(過猶不及。)
  1. Trust men and they will be true to you.(相信他們,他們才會對你忠誠[信人者人恆信之])
  1. Turn a stumbling block into a stepping stone.(化阻力為助力。化絆腳石為墊腳石。)
  1. Two heads are better than one(三個臭皮匠,勝過一個諸葛亮。集思廣益。)
  1. Two of a trade can never agree.(同行相嫉。)
  1. Union is strength.(團結就是力量。)
  1. Variety is the spice of life.(變化是生活的調味料。)
  1. Violent fires soon burn out.(野火燒不盡,春風吹又生。)
  1. Virtue is its own reward.(為善自得其樂。)
  1. Walls have ears.(壁上有耳。[謹防竊聽。])
  1. Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it.(水能載舟亦覆舟。)
  1. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.(弱者等待機會,強者創造機會。)
  1. Well begun is half done.(好的開始是成功的一半。)
  1. What can't be cured must be endured.(無能為力之事只得忍耐(盡人事以待天命)。)
  1. What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.(人真正珍惜的是未得到的,而不是所擁有的。)
  1. Whatever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.(種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。)
  1. When God has his church, the devil will have his chapel.(上有政策,下有對策。)
  1. When one door shuts, another opens.(天無絕人之路。)
  1. When the cat's away, the mice will play.(貓兒不在,老鼠做怪。閻王不在,小鬼做怪。)
  1. When things are at the worst they begin to mend.(否極泰來。)
  1. Where the dam leaps over, the kid follows.(上行下效。)
  1. Where there is a will, there is a way.(有志者事竟成。)
  1. While the dogs growled at each other, the wolves devoured the sheep.(鷸蚌相爭,漁翁得利。)
  1. While the grass grows the horse starves.(遠水解不了近渴。)
  1. While there is life, there is hope.(留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒。)
  1. Who takes a lion when he is absent, fears a mouse present.(趁獅子不在時取而代之者,卻怕老鼠的存在。)
  1. Words cut more than swords.(舌劍利於刀劍。)
  1. You cannot burn the candle at both ends.(蠟燭不能兩頭燒(勿過分消耗體力)。)
  1. You cannot get blood out of a stone.(石頭擠不出血來(鐵石心腸那有淚)。)
  1. You cannot run with the hare and hunt.(不可腳踏二條船。)
  1. You cannot sell the cow and drink the milk.∕You cannot have your cake and eat it.(魚與熊掌,不可兼得。)
  1. You cannot teach an old dog new tricks.(老狗學不來新花樣。朽木不可雕也;人老則守舊。)
  1. You cannot tell a book by its cover.(凡事不可貌相。)
  1. You must reap what you have sowed.(種瓜得瓜;種豆得豆。)
  1. You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.(禮尚得來。你我互相奉承讚美。)
  1. Zeal is fit only for wise men, but is found mostly in fools.(熱誠只適宜於智者,但熱誠多半在愚者身上。)
  1. Zeal too often lacks discretion.(熱心有餘,審慎不足。)
  1. Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse.(熱心有餘,知識不足。志大才疏猶如脫韁之馬。)
  1. Zeal without prudence is frenzy.(熱誠不夠謹慎猶若瘋狂。)
  1. Zeal, when it is a virtue, is a dangerous one.(把熱誠當作美德是危險的。)

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