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  1、Promise is debt. 许愿就是债,欠了不容赖。

  2、The world is but a little place, after all.海内存知己,天涯若比邻。

  3、Poverty is the mother of health. 缺乏是健康之母。

  4、Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience. 谚语言短简,得自老经验。

  5、The darkest place is under the candlestick.烛台底下最暗。

  6、To know oneself is true progress.人贵有自知之明。

  7、There is no general rule without some exception.任何法规均有例外。

  8、Tall trees catch much wind.树大招风。

  9、Pride goes before, and shame comes after.骄傲使人落后。

  10、Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you.要人尊敬,必须自重。

  11、The die is cast.木已成舟。 The early bird catches the worm.早起的鸟儿有虫吃。

  12、The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts.人言可畏。

  13、Success belongs to the persevering.坚持就是胜利。

  14、Time and tide wait for no man.时不我待。

  15、Prevention is better than cure.预防胜于治疗。

  16、Proverbs are the cream of a nations thought. 谚语是一国的思想精华。

  17、Poverty is apain, but no disgrace. 贫困是痛苦,但不是耻辱。

  18、The best man stumbles.伟人也有犯错时。

  19、There is no royal road to learning.书山有路勤为径,学海无涯苦作舟。

  20、Poverty on an old mans back is a heavy burden. 老而贫穷,负担沈重。

  21、Time flies.光阴似箭。

  22、Practice makes perfect.熟能生巧。

  23、Still water run deep.静水常深。

  24、Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. 忍耐是苦痛的,但它的果实是甜蜜的。

  25、Pain is forgotten where gain follows. 好了伤疤忘了痛。

  26、The best hearts are always the bravest.无私者无畏。

  27、Praise is not pudding. 恭维不是布丁。

  28、Rome is not built in a day冰冻三尺,非一日之寒。

  29、The cat shuts its eyes when stealing.掩耳盗铃。

  30、The fire is the test of gold, adversity of strong man.烈火验真金,艰难磨意志。

  31、Out of sight, out of mind.眼不见,心为静。

  32、One never loses anything by politeness.讲礼貌不吃亏。

  33、One‘s words reflect one‘s thinking.言为心声。

  34、One good turn deserves another.行善积德。

  35、Pitchers/Walls have ears. 隔墙有耳。

  36、To know everything is to know nothing.什么都知道,一如什么都不知道。

  37、Promise is debt.一诺千金。

  38、Once a thief, always a thief.偷盗一次,做贼一世。

  39、Tomorrow never comes.我生待明日,万事成蹉跎。

  40、The end makes all equal.死亡面前,人人平等。

  41、One hour today is worth two tomorrow.争分夺秒效率高。

  42、Proverbs are the wisdom of the ages. 谚语是时代的智慧。

  43、There is no medicine against death.没有长生不老药。

  44、There are two sides to every question.问题皆有两面。

  45、Prove thy friends ere thou have need. 需要朋友之前,先要加以考验。

  46、Patience and application will carry us through. 忍耐和努力会使我们度过难关。

  47、Poverty is no shame, laziness is. 贫穷不害羞,懒惰才可耻。

  48、Think twice before you do.三思而后行。

  49、Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。

  50、Procrastination is the thief of time. 拖延即浪费时间。

  51、Obedience is the first duty of a soldier军人以服从命令为天职。

  52、The first step is the only difficulty.迈出第一步是最艰难的。

  53、Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse. 赞扬使好人更好,坏人更坏。

  54、Patience is the best remedy.忍耐是良药。

  55、Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow. 进展即今日的活动和明日的保证。

  56、Poverty is not a sufficient cause of disgrace, but poverty without resolution to help oneself is a disgrace. 贫穷并不可耻,穷而不争气才可耻。

  57、Talk of the devil and he will appear.说曹操,曹操就到。

  58、To save time is to lengthen life.节约时间就是延长生命。

  59、Unpleasant advice is a good medicine.忠言逆耳利于行。

  60、The darkest hour is nearest the dawn.黎明前的'黑暗。

  61、Peace on earth and good will towards men. 愿世界得太平,人间持善意。

  62、Offense is the best defense.进攻是最好的防御。

  63、Practice what you preach. 言必行。

  64、Once a man and twice a child.一次老,两次小。

  65、Pride will have a fall. 骄者必败。

  66、There is kindness to be found everywhere.人间处处有温情。

  67、Pride may lurk under a threadbare cloak. 骄傲可能披着老一套的外衣出现。

  68、Too much familiarity breeds contempt.过分熟悉会使人互不服气。

  69、Put the cart before the horse. 本末倒置。

  70、The more noble, the more humble.人越高尚,越谦虚。

  71、The leopard cannot change its spots.本性难移。

  72、The wolf has a winning game when the shepherds quarrel. 螳螂捕蝉,黄雀在后

  73、Poverty breeds strife. 贫穷引起斗争。

  74、Tit for tat is fair play.人不犯我,我不犯人;人若犯我,我必犯人。

  75、Pity is akin to love. 怜悯近乎爱情。

  76、Time tries all.路遥知马力,日久见人心。

  77、Talking mends no holes. 空谈无补。

  78、Providence is always on the side of the strongest battalions. 天公总是佑强者。

  79、Set a thief to catch a thief.以贼捉贼。

  80、People do not lack strength; they lack will. 人们不缺力量,缺的是决心。

  81、Too much praise is a burden.过多夸奖,反成负担。

  82、Teach others by your example.躬亲示范。

  83、Seeing is believing.眼见为实。

  84、The fox preys farthest from home.兔子不吃窝边草。

  85、Poverty shows us who are our friends and who are our enemies. 贫困才能显出敌和友。

  86、One man‘s fault is other man‘s lesson.前车之鉴。

  87、The finest diamond must be cut.玉不琢,不成器。

  88、Poverty tries friends. 贫穷考验朋友。

  89、Pleasant hours fly fast. 欢乐的时间过得快。

  90、Pay somebody back in his own coin. 一报还一报。

  91、Please the eye and plague the heart. 贪图一时快活,必然留下隐祸。

  92、Speech is silver, silence is gold.能言是银,沉默是金。

  93、Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing to him. 智者当差,不用交代。

  94、Turn over a new leaf.洗心革面,改过自新。

  95、Two heads are better than one.一个好汉三个帮。

  96、The farthest way about is the nearest way home.抄近路反而绕远路。

  97、Paddle your own canoe. 自立更生,自食其力。

  98、The greatest talkers are always least doers.语言的巨人总是行动的矮子。

  99、Seek the truth from facts.实事求是。

  100、Pride must be pinched. 骄傲必须收敛。

  101、Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. 诗人是世上没有得到承认的立法者。

  102、Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is. 贫非耻,耻贫乃耻。

  103、Old sin makes new shame.一失足成千古恨。

  104、The devil knows many things because he is old.老马识途。

  105、Penny wise and pound foolish. 小事聪明,大事糊涂。

  106、Perseverance is vital to success. 不屈不挠是成功之本。

  107、The danger past and God forgotten.过河拆桥。

  108、Praise no man till he is dead. 盖棺论定。

  109、Two wrongs do not make a right.别人错了,不等于你对了。

  110、Too much knowledge makes the head bald.学问太多催人老。

  111、Strike the iron while it is hot.趁热打铁。

  112、The pot calls the kettle black.五十步笑百步。

  113、Time lost cannot be won again.时光流逝,不可复得。

  114、To err is human.人非圣贤,孰能无过。

  115、Politeness is to do and say the kindest thing in the kindest way. 文雅就是善良地做事,和善地说话。

  116、Put the shoe on the right foot. 责备应受责备者,表扬应受表扬者。

  117、Prosperity discovers vices and adversity virtues. 顺境显邪恶,逆境见善性。

  118、Prosperity gains (or makes) friends, and adversity tries them. 顺境交朋友,逆境试真情。

  119、Take things as they come.既来之,则安之。

  120、Pride goes before a fall. (or destruction). 骄兵必败。

  121、Plenty is no plague. 富裕绝非灾祸。

  122、The eye is bigger than the belly.贪多嚼不烂。

  123、Put your shoulder to the wheel.鼎力相助。

  124、Time past cannot be called back again.时间不能倒流。

  125、Poverty is the reward of idleness. 贫穷是游手好闲的报应。

  126、Saying is one thing and doing another.言行不一。

  127、Soon learn, soon forgotten.学得快,忘得快。

  128、Things at the worst will mend.否极泰来。

  129、Out of debt, out of danger.无债一身轻。

  130、Preachers can talk but never teach, Unless they practise what they preach. 说教的人不身体力行,就只能空谈,不能起教育作用。

  131、Patience is the best remedy (or medicine). 忍耐是最好的药物。

  132、Pride goeth before, and shame cometh after. 骄傲一开始,耻辱接踵至。

  133、The style is the man.字如其人。

  134、Purpose supposes foresight. 深谋远虑。

  135、Penny wise, pound foolish.贪小便宜吃大亏。

  136、Penny and penny laid up will be many. 积少成多。

  137、The higher up, the greater the fall.爬得高,摔得惨。

  138、Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth. 失败十九次,坚持而不动,待到二十次,大事就成功。

  139、Pen and ink is wits plough. 笔墨是才智之犁。

  140、The more wit, the less courage. 初生牛犊不怕虎。

  141、One cannot put back the clock.时钟不能倒转。

  142、The frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean.坐井观天。

  143、Poverty is the mother of all arts. 贫困乃一切艺术之源。

  144、Something is better than nothing.聊胜于无。

  145、Patience is a flower that grows not in everyones garden. 忍耐是朵花,并非人人园中都开发。

  146、Truth never grows old.真理永存。

  147、Prevention is better than cure. 预防胜于治疗。

  148、Put not your hand between the bark and the tree. 少管闲事。

  149、One false move may lose the game.一着不慎,满盘皆输。

  150、The water that bears the boat is the same that swallows it up. 水能载舟,亦能覆舟。

  151、One swallow does not make a summ一燕不成夏。

  152、Poverty is the root of all evils. 穷困是万恶之源。

  153、Pleasing everybody is pleasing nobody. 讨好每个人,人人不讨好。

  154、The world is a ladder for some to go up and others to go down.世界如阶梯,有人上有人下。

  155、Poor mens words have little weight. 人微言轻。

  156、Patience is a plaster for all sores. 忍耐是治疗一切伤痛的药膏。

  157、Time is money.时间就是金钱。

  158、Two of a trade seldom agree.同行是冤家。

  159、Unity is strength.团结就是力量。

  160、Pardoning the bad is injuring the good. 饶了坏人便伤了好人。

  161、The pen is mightier than the sword.笔能杀人。

  162、Pleasure comes through toil.苦尽甘来。

  163、Troubles never come singly.福无双至,祸不单行。

  164、The fox knew too much, that‘s how he lost his tail.机关算尽太聪明,反误了卿卿 性命。

  165、One eyewitness is better than ten hearsays.百闻不如一见。

  166、Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse. 好人越夸越好,坏人越夸越糟。

  167、Put (or Lay or Set) ones shoulder to the wheel. 出一把力。

  168、Peace with sword in hand, tis safest making. 居安思危,此乃万全之策。

  169、One boy is a boy, two boys half a boy, three boys no boy. 一个和尚挑水喝,两个和尚抬水喝,三个和尚没水喝。

  170、Soon ripe, soon rotten.熟得快,烂得快。

  171、Patience, time, and money overcome everything. 耐心,时间和金钱可以征服一切。

  172、Too much liberty spills all.自由放任,一事无成。

  173、Observation is the best teacher.观察是最好的老师。

  174、The outsider sees the most of the game.旁观者清。

  175、Reading is to the mind while exercise to the body.读书健脑,运动强身。

  176、Out of office, out of danger.无官一身轻。

  177、Once bitten, twice shy.一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳。

  178、There are spots in the sun.太阳也有黑点。

  179、Prepare for a rain day. 未雨绸缪。

  180、Patience is a virtue. 忍耐是一种美德。

  181、Touch pitch, and you will be defiled.常在河边走,哪有不湿鞋。

  182、Short accounts make long friends.好朋友勤算账。

  183、Reading enriches the mind.开卷有益。

  184、The grass is greener on the other side.这山望着那山高。

  185、Pleasure has a sting in its tail. 乐中必有苦。

  186、Plain dealing is praised more than practiced. 正大光明者,说到的多,做到的少。

  187、Politeness costs nothing and gains everything. 礼貌不费分文而可赢得一切。

  188、Promise little but do much. 少许愿,多做事。

  189、There is a skeleton in the cupboard.家家有本难念的经。

  190、Time cures all things.时间是医治一切创伤的良药。

  191、Poverty is no sin. 贫穷不是罪恶。

  192、Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive and widely effective mode of saying things, and hence its importance. 诗歌只不过是最美丽、最感人、最有力的说话方式,这也就是诗歌的价值。

  193、Pride and grace dwelt never in one place. 傲慢和温雅决不会共处在一起。

  194、Old friends and old wines are best.陈酒味醇,老友情深。

  195、Pour water into a sieve.竹篮子打水一场空。

  196、Two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it. 鹬蚌相争,渔翁得利。

  197、Provide for the worst, the best will save itself. 作最坏的准备,可以得到最好的结果。

  198、Punctuality is the soul of business. 严守时间是办事情的重要原则。

  199、Proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.谚语是日常经验的结晶。

  200、The end justifies the means.只要目的正当,可以不择手段。

  201、Pull the chestnut out of fire.火中取栗。

  202、There is no place like home.金窝银窝不如咱的狗窝。

  203、Prefer loss to unjust gain.宁可吃亏,不贪便宜。

  204、Plants of learning must be watered with the rain of tears. 知识的幼苗要用泪雨来浇灌。

  205、Pride apes humility. 大巧若拙。

  206、Practice is better than precept. 身教胜于言教。

  207、The wise man knows he knows nothing, the fool thinks he knows all.清者自清,浊者自浊。

  208、Praise is not pudding.恭维话不能当饭吃。

  209、The devil sometimes speaks the truth魔鬼有时也会说真话。

  210、Put the cart before the horse.本末倒置。


  1. Nothing is impossible if you try your best. 只要努力一切皆有可能。

  2. Pride goes before a fall. 骄必败。

  3. Honesty is the best policy. 诚实是上策。

  4. No pain, no gain. // No sweat( 汗水), no sweet. 没有付出就没有收获。

  5. Practice makes perfect. 实践出真知。

  6. Where there is a will, there is a way. 有志者,事竟成。

  7. The early bird catches the worm. 早起的鸟儿有虫吃。

  8. Many hands make light work.众人拾柴火焰高。

  9. It’s raining cats and dogs. 倾盆大雨。

  10. Every dog has its day. 人人皆有得意时。

  11. When the cat is away, the mice will play. 山中无老虎,猴子称大王。

  12. Too many cooks spoil the broth. 人多手杂反坏事。

  13. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. 不要孤注一掷。

  14. The grass is always greener on the other side. 这山望着那山高。

  15. Seeing is believing. / To see is to believe.百闻不如一见/眼见为实。

  16. Look before you leap. 三思而后行。

  17. It is never too late to mend. 亡羊补牢,犹为未晚。

  18. Time/ Knowledge is money. 时间/ 知识就是金钱。

  19. A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难见真交。

  20. Great hopes make a great man. 远大的.希望,造就伟大的人物。

  21. All roads lead to Rome. 条条大路通罗马。

  22. Never too old to learn. 活到老,学到老。

  23. Nothing is difficult to the man who will try.世上无难事,只怕有心人。

  24. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.只工作,不玩耍,聪明孩子也变傻。

  25. Failure is the mother of success.失败是成功之母。

  26. No man is wise at all times.智者千虑,必有一失。

  27. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.今日事,今日毕。

  28. Easier said than done. 说起来容易做起来难。

  29. Better later than never. 晚做总比不做好。

  30. It’s better to be safe than sorry. 事前谨慎总比事后后悔好。

  31. Never too old to learn.学无止境。/ 活到老学到老。

  32. He who laughs last laughs best. 谁笑在最后,谁笑得最好。

  33. Action speaks louder than words. 事实胜于雄辩。

  34. There is no smoke without fire. 无风不起浪。

  35. Time waits for no man. 时不我待。

  36. Habit is a second nature(本性). 习惯成自然。

  37. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. 一知半解,自欺欺人。

  38. All good things come to an end. 天下没有不散的筵席。

  39. All things are difficult before they are easy. 凡事总是由难而易。 1


  Harm set, harm get.害人害己。

  Hear all parties.兼听则明。

  Hasty love, soon cold.一见钟情难维久。

  Health is better than wealth.健康胜过财富。

  Health is happiness.健康就是幸福。

  Good health is over wealth.健康是最大的财富。

  Good watch prevents misfortune.谨慎消灾。

  Great barkers are no biters.好狗不挡道。

  Great hopes make great man.伟大的'抱负造就伟大的人物。

  Great minds think alike.英雄所见略同。

  Great men have great faults.英雄犯大错误。

  Great men‘s sons seldom do well.富不过三代。

  Great wits have short memories.贵人多忘事。

  Greedy folks have long arms.心贪手长。

  Guilty consciences make men cowards.做贼心虚。

  Habit cures habit.心病还需心药医。

  Handsome is he who does handsomely.行为漂亮才算美。

  Happiness takes no account of time.欢乐不觉时光过。

  Happy is he who owes nothing.要想活得痛快,身上不能背债。

  He is a fool that forgets himself.愚者忘乎所以。

  Great trees are good for nothing but shade.大树底下好乘凉。

  Heaven never helps the man who will not act.自己不动,叫天何用。

  Good medicine for health tastes bitter to the mouth.良药苦口利于病。

  Good for good is natural, good for evil is manly.以德报德是常理,以德报怨大丈夫。

  He is a good friend that speaks well of us behind our backs.背后说好话,才是真朋友。

  Happy is the man who learns from the misfortunes of others.吸取他人教训,自己才会走运。


  He sits no sure that sits too high.高处不胜寒。

  He that respects not is not respected.欲受人敬,要先敬人。

  So said, so done.说到做到。言出必行。

  Haste makes waste.忙乱易错。欲速则不达。

  Better be envied than pitied.宁被人妒,不受人怜。

  Although the sun shine, leave not your cloak at home.未雨绸缪。

  So the world wags.这就是人生。

  One can not be in two places at once.一心不可二用。

  No weal without woe.福兮祸所伏,祸兮福所倚。

  Little chips light great fires.星星之火,可以燎原。

  Like knows like.惺惺相惜。

  It is a poor mouse that has only one hole.狡兔三窟。

  Dreams are lies.梦不足信。

  Do not teach fish to swim.不要班门弄斧。

  A light heart live long.心情开朗寿命长。不恼不愁,活到白头。

  An apple a day keeps the doctor away.日吃苹果一只,身体健康不求医。

  Poverty is stranger to industry.勤劳之人不受穷。

  Deliberate in counsel, prompt in action.考虑要仔细,行动要迅速。

  One sin opens the door for another.犯了一次罪恶就会犯另一次罪。

  One man's meat is another man's poison.萝卜青菜,各有所爱。

  We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.井干方知水珍贵

  Less is more.简单就是美

  A blessing in disguise.因祸得福

  Love me, love my dog.爱屋及乌

  Every dog has his day.凡人皆有得意日

  Sharpening your axe will not delay your job of cutting wood.磨刀不误砍柴功。

  Seeing is believing.眼见为实

  Well begun is half done.好的开端是成功的一半

  Time flies never to be recalled.光阴一去不复返

  When in Rome, do as Roman do.入乡随俗

  He laughs best who laughs last.谁笑到最后谁笑得最美

  Deal with a man as he deals with you.以其人之道还治其人之身

  Look before you leap.三思而后行

  Two heads are better than one.三个臭皮匠顶一个诸葛亮。

  A good beginning makes a good ending.善始善终

  A friend in need is a friend indeed.患难中的朋友才是真正的.朋友。

  First come, first served.先来先招待。

  Where there is s will, there is a way.有志者事竟成。

  No pains, no gains.不劳则无获

  Time and tide wait for no man.时不待人

  Strike while the iron is hot.趁热打铁

  It's never too late to mend.亡羊补牢

  There is no smoke without fire.无风不起浪

  Kill two birds with one stone.一箭双雕

  East or west, home is best.走东串西,还是家里好

  Equal pay for equal work.同工同酬

  Put the cart before the horse.本末倒置

  Pride goes before a fall.骄兵必败

  Reading makes a full man.读书使人完善

  Knowledge is power.知识就是力量

  Failure is the mother of success.失败是成攻之母

  Practice makes perfect.熟能生巧

  All roads lead to Roma.条条大道通罗马

  Don't judge a person by the clothes he wears.不能以貌取人

  Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.切莫过于乐观

  Learn to walk before you run.循序渐进

  It's easy to be wise after the event.事后诸葛亮

  As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.自食其果

  All that glitters is not gold.闪光的东西并非都是金子

  Many hands make light work.人多力量大

  Nothing is too difficult if you put your heart into it.世上无难事只要肯登攀

  Time is money.时间就是金钱。

  Like father, like son.有其父必有其子。

  Many hands make light work.人多力量大。

  Grasp all, lose all.样样都要,全都失掉。

  Better master one than engage with ten.会十事不如精一事。

  Silly child is soon taught.要想孩子好,教育要趁早。

  More haste, less speed.欲速则不达。

  Easier said than done.说起来容易,做起来难。

  The first step is the hardest.万事开头难。

  Who knows most says least.懂的最多的人,说的最少。

  Time and tide wait for no man.岁月不待人。

  Don't put off till tomorrow what should be done today.今日事今日毕。

  Diligence is the mother of success.失败是成功之母。

  It's never too late to learn.活到老,学到老。

  Walls have ears.隔墙有耳

  Wash your dirty linen at home.家丑不可外扬

  Waste not, want not.俭则不匮

  Weak things united become strong.一根筷子易折断,十根筷子硬如铁

  Wealth is best known by want.人穷方知钱可贵

  We can't judge a person by what he says but by what he does.判断一个人,不听言语看行动

  We only live once, but if we work it right, once is enough.年华没虚度,一生也足矣。

  What is done by night appears by day.若要人不知,除非已莫为

  When a man is going down-hill, everyone will give him a push.墙倒众人推

  When children stand quiet, they have done some harm.孩子不吭声,一定闯了祸

  When one will not, two cannot quarrel.一个巴掌拍不响

  When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.贫穷进门来,爱情越窗飞

  When the cat is away, the mice will play.猫儿不在,鼠儿成精

  When wine sinks, words swim.美酒一下肚,话匣关不住

  Where there's life there's hope.留得青山在,不怕没柴烧

  Will is power.意志就是力量

  Wise men are silent; fools talk.智者沉默寡言,愚者滔滔不绝

  Wise men change their minds; fools never do.智者通权达变,愚者刚愎自用

  Wise men love truth, whereas fools shun it.智者热爱真理,愚者回避真理

  Words are but wind, but seeing is believing.耳听为虚,眼见为实