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

2 Well begun is half done.好的开端是成功的一半。

3 East, west, home is best.金窝、银窝,不如自己的草窝。

4 There is no royal road to learning.学无坦途。

5 Look before you leap. First think, then act.三思而后行。

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

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

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

9 After a storm comes a calm.雨过天晴。

10 All roads lead to Rome.条条大路通罗马。

11 Art is long, but life is short.人生有限,学问无涯。

12 Stick to it, and you’ll succeed.只要人有恒,万事都能成。

13 Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.


14 A good medicine tastes bitter.良药苦口。

15 It is good to learn at another man’s cost.前车之鉴。

16 Keeping is harder than winning.创业不易,守业更难。

17 Let’s cross the bridge when we come to it.船到桥头自然直。

18 More haste, less speed.欲速则不达。

19 No pains, no gains.不劳则无获。

20 Nothing is difficult to the man who will try.世上无难事,只要肯登攀。

21 Where there is life, there is hope.生命不息,希望常在。

22 An idle youth, a needy age.少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲。

23 A plant may produce new flowers; man is young but once.


24 God helps those who help themselves. 自助者,天助之。

25 What may be done at any time will be done at no time.明日待明日,明日不再来。26 All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. 只工作,不玩耍,聪明孩子也变傻。27 Diligence is the mother of success.勤奋是成功之母。

28 Truth is the daughter of time.时间见真理。

29 Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.


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

31 Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.


32 Kill two birds with one stone.一石双鸟。

33 It never rains but it pours.祸不单行。

34 In doing we learn.经一事,长一智。

35 Easier said than done.说起来容易做起来难。

36 An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.一分预防胜似十分治疗。

37 Industry is fortune’s right hand, and frugality her left.

38 Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.


39 He who laughs last laughs best.


40 He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.


41 No man is born wise or learned.人非生而知之。

42 Action speak louder than words.事实胜于雄辩。

43 Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.


44 United we stand, divided we fall.合即立,分即垮。

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

46 Reading makes a full man.读书长见识。

47 The best horse needs breeding, and the aptest child needs teaching.


48 Learn young, learn fair.学习趁年轻,学就要学好。

49 Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand.


50 Once bitten, twice shy.一次被咬,下次胆小。

51 Sound in body, sound in mind.有健全的身体才有健全的精神。

52 Seeing is believing.百闻不如一见。

53 Money is a good servant but a bad master.要做金钱的主人,莫作金钱的奴隶。

54 The path to glory is always rugged.通向光荣的道路常常是崎岖的。

55 Living without an aim is like sailing without a compass.


56 Quality matters more than quantity.质重于量。

57 The on-looker sees most of the game.旁观者清。

58 Wisdom is a good purchase though we pay dear for it.


59 Joys shared with others are more enjoyed.与众同乐,其乐更乐。

60 Time and tide waits for no man.岁月不等人。

61 Learn to walk before you run.循序渐进。

62 Knowing something of everything, and everything of something.


63 From words to deeds is a great space.言行之间,大有距离。

64 Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.技能和信心是无敌的军队。

65 Habit is a second nature.习惯成自然。

66 Lifeless, faultless.只有死人才不会犯错误。

67 A book is the same today as it always was and it will never change.


68 Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.读书如择友,宜少且宜精。

69 It’s not the gay coat that makes the gentleman.君子在德不在衣。

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

71 Birth is much, but breeding is more.出身重要,教养更重要。

72 Nothing is impossible to a willing mind.世上无难事,只怕有心人。

73 You can’t make something out of nothing.巧妇难为无米之炊。

74 He who makes no mistakes makes nothing.不犯错误者一事无成。

75 Nothing is as good as it seems beforehand.期待比现实更美好。

76 Nothing is given so freely as advice.劝人最容易。

77 Nothing is so certain as the unexpected.天有不测风云,人有旦夕祸福。

78 Nothing seek, nothing find.无所求则无所获。

79 A great ship asks deep waters.大船要走深水。(蛟龙要在海中游。)

80 The best physicians are Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr. Merryman.


81 He that once deceives is ever suspected.骗人一次,受疑一世。

82 The world is a ladder for some to go up and others to go down.


83 Fortune knocks once at least at every man's door.人人都有走运的一天。

84 Every man is the architect of his own fortune.每一个人都是自身幸福的建筑师。85 Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.患难能使人聪明,但不能使人富有。

86 A man becomes learned by asking questions.要长学问,就得多问;多问则业精。87 Learning makes a good man better and ill man worse.


88 A good name keeps its luster in the dark.良好的名声在黑暗中也能闪闪发光。

89 It is better to die with honour than to live in infamy.光荣的死胜于羞辱的生。

90 Self-trust is the essence of heroism.自信为英雄品质之本。

91 Truth may be blamed, but shall never be shamed.


92 Sooner or later, the truth comes to light.真相迟早会大白。

93 Gossiping and lying go together.流言常和谎话并行。

94 A great talker is a great liar.最会夸夸其谈的人也最会说谎。

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

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

97 Still water run deep.静水常深。

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

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

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