1. A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near. 海内存知己,天涯若比邻。

2. A common danger causes common action. 同舟共济。

3. A contented mind is a continual / perpetual feast. 知足常乐。

4. A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一堑,长一智。

5. A guest should suit the convenience of the host. 客随主便。

6. A letter from home is a priceless treasure. 家书抵万金。

7. All rivers run into the sea. 殊途同归。

8. All time is no time when it is past. / Chance knocks but only once. 机不可失,时不再来。

9. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. 一日一个苹果,身体健康不求医。

10. As heroes think, so thought Bruce. / Great mind thinks alike. 英雄所见略同。

11. A young idler, an old beggar. 少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲。

12. Behind the mountains there are people to be found. 天外有天,山外有山。

13. Bad luck often brings good luck. 塞翁失马,安知非福。

14. Bread is the stall of life. 面包是生命的支柱。(民以食为天。)

15. Business is business. 公事公办。

16. Clumsy birds have to start flying early. / Early birds catch the worm. 笨鸟先飞。

17. Courtesy costs nothing. 礼多人不怪。

18. Custom makes all things easy. / Habit is the second nature. 习惯成自然。

19. Desire has no rest. 人的欲望无止境。

20. Difficult the first time, easy the second. 一回生,二回熟。

21. Do not change horses in mid-stream. 别在河流中间换马。

22. Do not have too many irons in the fire. 贪多嚼不烂。

23. Do not pull all your eggs in one basket. 别把所有的蛋都放在一个篮子里。(不要孤注一掷。)

24. Do not teach fish to swim. 不要班门弄斧。

25. East or west, home is the best. 东奔西跑,还是家里好。/ 金窝银窝不如自家的草窝。

26. Experience is the best teacher. 实践出真知。

27. Fact is stranger than fiction. 事实比虚构更离奇。(大千世界,无奇不有。)

28. Faith can move mountains. 信念能移山。(精诚所至,金石为开。)

29. First impressions are half the battle. 先入为主。

30. Give as good as one gets. 一报还一报。(以德报德,以怨还怨。)

31. Give everyone his due. 一视同仁。

32. Good wine needs no bush. 酒香不怕巷子深。

33. Haste makes waste. / More haste, less speed. 欲速则不达。(忙中常出错。)

34. He that promises too much means nothing. 轻诺者寡信。

35. He who has an art has everywhere a part. 一招鲜,吃遍天。

36. He would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom. 千里之行始于足下。

37. Home is where the heart is. 心在哪里,哪里就是家。

38. If you are not inside a house, you don not know about its leaking.不在屋里,不知漏雨。(亲身经历才有体会)

39. In peace prepare for war. 平时准备战时。(居安思危。)

40. It is never too late to mend. 亡羊补牢,犹未为晚。

41. It six of one and half a dozen of the other. 彼此彼此。

42. Just has long arms. 天网恢恢,疏而不漏。

43. Keep something for a rainy day. 未雨绸缪。

44. Life is a span. 人生如朝露。

45. Man proposes, God disposes. 谋事在人,成事在天。

46. Meet plot with plot. 将计就计。

47. Merry meet, merry part. 好聚好散。

48. Mind acts upon mind. 心有灵犀一点通。

49. Never hit a man when he is down. 不要落井下石。

50. Never judge by appearances. 切莫以貌取人。

51. No fire without smoke. 无风不起浪。

52. Nurture passes nature. 教养胜过天性。

53. One is never too old to learn. 活到老,学到老。

54. One swallow does not make a summer. 一燕不成夏。(一花独放不是春。)

55. One who has seen the ocean thinks nothing of mere rivers. 曾经沧海难为水。

56. Out of sight, out of mind. 眼不见,心不烦。

57. Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。

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

59. Rome was not built in a day. 罗马不是一日建成的。(伟业非一日之功。)

60. Sense comes with age. 老马识途。

61. So many men, so many minds. 人心各不同。

62. Some thing is learned every time a book is opened. 开卷有益。

63. Strike while the iron is hot. 趁热打铁。

64. The car will find its way round the hill when it gets there. 车到山前必有路。

65. The heart is seen in wine. 酒后吐真言。

66. The older the wiser. 人老智多。(姜还是老的辣。)

67. The worse luck now, the better another time. 风水轮流转。

68. Thoughts are free from toll. 思想不用交税。(人人都可以自由思考。)

69. Time tries all things. 时间检验一切。

70. Use legs and have legs. 经常用腿,健步如飞。

71. Virtue never grows old. 美德常青。

72. Walls have ears. 隔墙有耳。

73. What is done cannot be undone. 覆水难收。

74. Wine in, truth out. 酒后吐真言。

75. You are only young once. 青春只有一次。

76. You cannot burn the candle at both ends. 蜡烛不可两头燃。(鱼和熊掌不可兼得。)

77. You cannot have your cake and eat it. 有得就有失。(事难两全其美。)

78. You never know till you have tried. 事非经过不知难。

79. Youth will be served. 青春好作乐。

80. Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse. 无知的狂热是脱缰的野马。

81.That sounds music to me 这就是我想要听的话

82. He is a cry walf

83.Wish you touch the wolf 希望你健康长寿

84.Pain past is pleasure.(过去的痛苦就是快乐。)

85.While there is life, there is hope.(有生命就有希望/留得青山在,不怕没柴烧。)

86.Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand.(脑中有知识,胜过手中有金钱。)

87.Storms make trees take deeper roots.(风暴使树木深深扎根。)[感激敌人,感激挫折!]

88.Nothing is impossible for a willing heart.(心之所愿无所不成。坚持一个简单的信念就一定会成功

89.The shortest answer is doing.(最简单的回答就是干。)心动不如嘴动。

90.All things are difficult before they are easy.(凡事必先难后易。)[放弃投机取巧的幻想。]

91.Great hopes make great man. (伟大的理想造就伟大的人。)

92.God helps those who help themselves.(天助自助者。)

93.Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more.


94.In doing we learn.(实践长才干。)

95. East or west, home is best.(东好西好,还是家里最好。)

96.Two heads are better than one.(三个臭皮匠,顶个诸葛亮。)

97.Good company on the road is the shortest cut.(行路有良伴就是捷径。)

98.Constant dropping wears the stone.(滴水穿石。)

99. Misfortunes never come alone/single.(祸不单行。)

100.Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.(不经灾祸不知福。)

101.Better late than never.(迟做总比不做好;晚来总比不来好。)

102. As the wind blows, you must set your sail.趁风扬帆。

103. If a thing is worth doing it is worth doing well.(如果事情值得做,就值得做好。)104.Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.(无热情成就不了伟业。)105.Actions speak louder than words.(行动比语言更响亮。)

106.Lifeless, faultless.(只有死人才不犯错误。)

107.From small beginning come great things.(伟大始于渺小。)

108.One today is worth two tomorrows.(一个今天胜似两个明天。)

109.Truth never fears investigation.(事实从来不怕调查。)

110.The tongue is boneless but it breaks bones.(舌无骨却能折断骨。)

111.A bold attempt is half success.(勇敢的尝试是成功的一半。)

112.Knowing something of everything and everything of something.(通百艺而专一长。)113.Good advice is beyond all price.(忠告是无价宝。)

114. What must be must be. 是福不是祸,是祸躲不过。

115. Whatever you do, do with all your might不管做什么,都要一心一意

116. Business is the salt of life.事业是人生的第一需要。

117. Take a pain for a pleasure all wise men can. 智者皆能视苦为乐。

118. Sweet discourse makes short days and nights. 言语投机恨时短。

119.Whatever you do, do with all your might不管做什么,都要一心一意

120. The greatest talkers are always least doers.语言的巨人总是行动的矮子。121. The best of friends must part.莫逆至交,终有一别。

122. Venture a small fish to catch a great one. 吃小亏占大便宜。

123.a mouse may help a lion弱者有时也能帮强者/ 小人物也能帮大忙