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1. A bad beginning makes a bad ending. 惡其始者必惡其終。
2. A bad bush is better than the open field. 有勝于無。
3. A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit. 吃虧的和解也比勝訴強。
4. A bad conscience is a snake in one's heart. 做賊心虛。
5. A bad custom is like a good cake, better broken than kept. 壞習慣像鮮餡餅,分食要比保存好。
6. A bad padlock invites a picklock. 開門揖盜。
7. A bad penny always turns up.爛錢總是會再回籠
8. A bad thing never dies. 壞事傳千年。
9. A bad workman quarrels with his tools. 拙匠常怨工具差(人笨怨刀鈍)。
10. A bargain is a bargain. 達成的協議不可撕毀。
11. A beggar's purse is bottomless. 乞丐的錢袋是無底洞。
12. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. 雙鳥在林不如一鳥在手。
13. A bird is known by its note, and a man by his talk. 聞其歌知其鳥,聽其言知其人。
14. A bird may be known by its song. 什麽鳥唱什麽歌。
15. A bit in the morning is better than nothing all day. 略有勝于全無。
16. A blind man who leans against a wall imagines that it's the boundary of the world. 坐井觀天。
17. A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass. 秋波送盲,白費癡情。
18. A book is the same today as it always was and it will never change. 一本好書今天如此,将來也如此,永不改變。
19. A book that remains shut is but a block. 有書閉卷不閱讀,無異是一塊木頭。
20. A borrowed cloak does not keep one warm. 借來的鬥篷不暖身。
21. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. 相聚愛益切,離别情更深。
22. A burden of one's choice is not felt. 自己選的擔子不嫌重。
23. A burnt child dreads the fire. 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩。
24. A candle lights others and consumes itself. 蠟燭焚自身,光亮照别人。
25. A cat may look at a king. 貓也有權晉見國王。
26. A cat has nine lives. 貓有九條命。
27. Accidents will happen. 天有不測風雲。
28. A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. 鏈條的堅固程度取決于它最薄弱的環節。
29. A change of work is as good as a rest. 調換一下工作是很好的休息。
30. A cheerful wife is the joy of life. 快樂的妻子是生活的樂事。
31. A clean hand wants no washing. 身正不怕影子斜。
32. A clear conscience is a soft pillow. 問心無愧,高枕無憂。
33. A clear conscience is a sure card. 光明磊落,勝券在握。
34. A clear conscience laughs at false accusations. 白日不做虧心事,夜半敲門心不驚。
35. A clear fast is better than a dirty breakfast. 甯爲清貧,不爲濁富。
36. A close mouth catches no flies. 病從口入,禍從口出。
37. A cock is valiant on his own dunghill. 夜郎自大。
38. A common danger causes common action. 同仇敵忾。
39. A constant guest is never welcome. 久住非佳賓,常來不歡迎。
40. A contented mind is perpetual feast. 知足常樂。
41. A covetous man is good to none but worse to himself. 貪婪的人對别人毫無好處,對自己卻壞處更大。
42. A crafty knave needs no broker. 狡猾的流氓,不需居間人。
43. A creaking door hangs long on its hinges. 戶樞不蠹。
44. Action is the proper fruit of knowledge. 行動是知識的巧果。
45. Actions speak louder than words. 事實勝于雄辯。
46. A discontented man knows not where to sit easy. 不滿足者坐無甯時。
47. A disease known is half cured. 病情确診斷,治病好一半。
48. Admonish your friends in private, praise them in public. 在私底下要忠告你的朋友,在公開場合又表揚你的朋友。
49. A dog will not howl if you beat him with a bone. 骨頭打狗狗不叫。
50. Adversity is a good discipline. 苦難是磨練人的好機會。
51. Adversity leads to prosperity. 逆境迎向昌盛。
52. Adversity makes a man wise, not rich. 患難使人聰明,但不能緻富。
53. Adversity makes strange bedfellows. 身處逆境不擇友。
54. Adversity successfully overcome is the highest glory. 成功地克服困難是最大的光榮。
55. A fair death honours the whole life. 死得光明,終身榮耀。
56. A fair face may hide a foul heart. 人不可貌相。
57. A faithful friend is hard to find. 益友難得。
58. A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一塹,長一智。
59. After dinner sit a while, after supper walk a while. 午飯後要坐,晚飯後要走。
60. A father is a treasure, a brother is a comfort, but a friend is both. 父親是财富,兄弟是安慰,朋友兼而有之。
61. A fault confessed is half redressed. 承認錯誤,等于改正一半。
62. Affairs that are done by due degrees are soon ended. 事情要安步就班地做,就會很快地做完。
63. A flow of words is no proof of wisdom. 口若懸河不能作爲才智的證明。
64. A fool always comes short of his reckoning. 愚人常缺算計。
65. A fool always rushes to the fore. 傻瓜總愛強出頭。
66. A fool and his money are soon parted. 笨蛋難聚财。
67. A fool attempting to be witty is an object of profoundest pity. 蠢人裝聰明,實在最可憐。
68. A fool can ask more questions than seven wise men can answer. 一愚發問,七智結舌。
69. A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. 愚者所問,智者難答。
70. A fool may give a wise man counsel. 愚者千慮,必有一得。
71. A fool may throw a stone into a well which a hundred wise men cannot pull out. 一愚所失,百智難回。
72. A fool knows more in his own house than a wise man in another. 一個蠢材在他自己家裏所知的事比一個聰明人在别人家裏所知的事要多。
73. A fool's bolt may sometimes hit the mark. 愚者千慮,必有一得。
74. A fool's heart dances on his lips. 愚人心坦蕩,挂在嘴唇上。
75. A fox may grow grey, but never good. 狐狸會變,但本性難移。
76. A friend exaggerates a man's virtue, an enemy his crimes. 朋友宣揚人的美德,敵人誇大人的罪過。
77. A friend in court is better than a penny in purse. 曩中有錢,不如朝中有友。
78. A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患難朋友才是真朋友。
79. A friend is a second self. 朋友是另一個我。
80. A friend is best found in adversity. 患難見真友。
81. A friend is never known till a man have need. 不到患難時,永遠不能認識真正的朋友。
82. A friend is not so soon gotten as lost. 交友慢,失友快。
83. A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody. 廣交友,無深交。
84. A friend without faults will never be found. 沒有缺點的朋友是永遠找不到的。
85. After a storm comes a calm. 否極泰來。
86. After black clouds, clear weather. 否極泰來。
87. After death, the doctor. 放馬後炮。
88. After dinner comes the reckoning. 吃喝玩樂,該付代價。
89. After dinner sit a while; after supper walk a mile. 午餐之後坐片刻,晚飯之後走一裏。
90. After meat, mustard. 雨後送傘。
91. A full belly counsels well. 衣食足而後知榮辱。
92. A full cup must be carried steadily. 杯滿盈,須持穩。
93. A good anvil does not fear the hammer. 好砧不怕錘。
94. A good appetite is a good sauce. 饑不擇食。
95. A good beginning is half the battle. 首戰告捷等于一半勝利。
96. A good beginning makes a good ending. 善始者必善其終。
97. A good book is a best friend who never turns his back upon us. 一本好書,莫逆之交。
98. A good book is a light to the soul. 好書一本,照亮心靈。
99. A good conscience is a continual feast. 白日不做虧心事,夜半敲門心不驚。
100. A good conscience is a soft pillow. 白日不做虧心事,夜半敲門心不驚。
101. A good dog deserves a good bone. 有勞得獎。
102. A good example is the best sermon. 身教勝似言教。
103. A good face is a letter of recommendation. 好的相貌就是一封推薦的介紹信。
104. A good face needs no paint. 美貌無需擦脂抹粉。
105. A good fame is better than a good face. 好的名望勝于好的相貌。
106. A good friend is my nearest relation. 良友如近親。
107. A good head and an industrious hand are worth gold in any land. 聰明腦袋勤勞手,走遍天下貴如金。
108. A good healthy body is worth more a crown in gold. 健康的身體貴于黃金鑄成的皇冠。
109. A good heart cant's lie. 有仁心者不說謊話。
110. A good heart conquers ill fortune. 善心克厄運。
111. A good horse cannot be of a bad colour. 良馬的毛色不會差。
112. A good horse often needs a good spur. 好馬常要好靴刺。
113. A good marksman may miss. 智者千慮,必有一失。
114. A good maxim is never out of season. 至理名言不會過時。
115. A good medicine tastes bitter. 良藥苦口,忠言逆耳。
116. A good name is better than riches. 好名譽勝過有财富。
117. A good name is earlier lost than won. 失去美名易,得到美名難。
118. A good name is sooner lost than won. 美譽難得而易失。
119. A good name keeps lustre in the dark. 好的名聲在黑暗中也會光芒四射。
120. A good neighbour is better than a bother in the next village. 遠親不如近鄰。
121. A good surgeon must have an eagle's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand. 出色的外科醫生必須心明眼亮和有一雙靈巧的手。
122. A good tale is none the worse for being twice told. 好故事百聽不厭。
123. A good tongue is a good weapon. 伶俐的口齒是一種銳利的武器。
124. A good wife makes a good husband. 有好妻子就有好丈夫。
125. A good winter brings a good summer. 瑞雪兆豐年。
126. A great talker is a great liar. 最會饒舌的人也是最會說謊的人。
127. A great ship asks deep water. 巨輪尋深水而航行。
128. A guilty conscience is a self-accuser. 做賊心虛,良心自誅。
129. A guilty conscience needs no accuser. 賊膽心虛。
130. A handful of common sense is worth bushel of learning. 一點小常識常勝過很多有價值的學問。
131. A happy heart makes a blooming visage. 心花怒放,笑逐顔開。
132. A hasty man is seldom out of trouble. 性急難免出岔子。
133. A heavy purse makes a light heart. 腰包錢财足,心境自然寬。
134. A heavy snow promise a good harvest. 瑞雪兆豐年。
135. A hero is known in the time of misfortune. 時勢造英雄。
136. A horse is neither better nor worse for his trappings. 相馬不可憑馬的裝飾。
137. A house divided against itself cannot stand. 家庭内讧難維系。
138. A Jack of all trades and master of none. 三腳貓無所長。
139. A joke never gains an enemy but often loses a friend. 開玩笑總不能化敵爲友,反而有時會失去朋友。
140. A journey of a thousand miles begains with a single step. 千裏之行,始于足下。
141. A lamb is as dear to a poor man as an ox to the rich. 窮人的一隻羔羊比富人的一頭牛還要珍貴。
142. A lazy sheep thinks its wool heavy. 懶羊嫌毛重
143. A lazy youth, a lousy age. 少壯不努力,老大徒傷悲。
144. Ale will make a cat speak. 酒後吐真言。
145. A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth. 騙子說真話,也沒人相信。
146. A liar is worse than a thief. 撒謊比偷竊更可惡。
147. A lie begets a lie till they come to generation. 謊言生謊言,謊言傳萬代。
148. A life without a friend is a life without a sun. 人生在世無朋友,猶如生活無太陽。
149. A life without a purpose is a ship without a rudder. 人生無目的,猶如船失去了舵。
150. A light purse is a heavy curse. 爲人無錢處處難。
151. A light purse makes a heavy heart. 曩中無錢心事重。
152. A lion at home, a mouse abroad. 在家兇如獅,在外卻如鼠。
153. A little body often harbours a great soul. 莫道身軀小,偉人寓其間。
154. A little child is the sweetest and purest thing in the world. 幼兒是世界上最可愛和最純潔的。
155. A little fire is quickly trodden out. 小洞易補。
156. A little is better than none. 聊勝于無。
157. A little labour, much health. 适量勞動健身大有益。
158. A little leak will sink a great ship. 千丈之堤潰于蟻穴。
159. A little learning is a dangerous thing. 淺學誤人。
160. A little neglect may breed great mischief. 小不忍則亂大謀。
161. A little of everything, nothing at all. 每事淺嘗辄止,結果将一事無成。
162. A little pot is soon hot. 壺小水易熱。
163. A little spark kindles a great fire. 星星之火,可以燎原。
164. A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire. 适可而止,過猶不及。
165. A living dog is better than a dead lion. 一條活狗勝過一頭死獅。
166. All are brave when the enemy flies. 敵人逃跑時,個個都勇敢。
167. All are not hunters that blow the horn. 吹号角的未必都是獵人。
168. All are not merry that dance lightly. 表面高興的,未必都快樂。
169. All are not saints that go to church. 去做禮拜者,未必皆聖人。
170. All are not thieves that dogs bark at. 犬之所吠,并非皆賊。
171. All asses wag their ears. 傻子總愛裝聰明。
172. All bread is not baked in one oven. 人心不同,猶如其面。
173. All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws. 貓都愛吃魚,卻怕爪弄濕。
174. All covet, all lose. 貪多必失。
175. All good things came to an end. 天下無不散之宴席。
176. All is fair in war. 兵不厭詐。
177. All is fish that comes to one's net. 捉到網裏都是魚。
178. All is flour that comes to his mill. 到他的磨裏都能碾成粉。
179. All is not at hand that helps. 有用的東西并不都是垂手可得的。
180. All is not gain that is put in the purse. 放入錢包的錢财,并非都是應得的。
181. All is not gold that glitters. 閃光的東西并不都是黃金。
182. All is not lost that is in danger. 在危險中的東西未必都會損失。
183. All is well that ends well. 結果美滿都是好的。
184. All men are mortal. 人孰無死。
185. All men cannot be first. 不可能人人都得第一名。
186. All one's geese are swans. 自吹自擂。
187. All rivers run into the sea. 百川入海。
188. All roads lead to Rome. 條條道路通羅馬。
189. All's fair in love and war. 愛情和戰争是不擇手段的。
190. All's fish that comes to his net. 到了網中都是魚。
191. All shall be well, Jack shall have Jill. 有情人終成眷屬。
192. All the treasures of the earth would not bring back one lost moment. 機會失去不再來,千貫萬貫難贖回。
193. All the wit in the world is not in one head. 世界上所有的智慧不可能集中于一個腦袋。
194. All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. 整個世界是個舞台,男男女女,演員而已。
195. All things are difficult before they are easy. 凡事都是先難後易。
196. All things are easy that are done willingly. 做事樂意,諸事容易。
197. All things are obedient to money. 有錢能使鬼推磨。
198. All things will come round to him who will but wait. 隻要耐心肯等待,一切都會按時來。
199. All time is no time when it is past. 光陰一去不複返。
200. All truths are not to be told. 真理并不都能說得清。
201. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy; all play and no work makes Jack a mere boy. 隻工作,不玩耍,聰明孩子要變傻;盡玩耍,不學習,聰明孩子沒出息。
202. Although it rains, throw not away your watering pot. 縱然天下雨,休把水壺丢。
203. Always taking out of the meal-tub and never putting in, soon comes to the bottom. 坐吃山空。
204. A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst. 少女有了許多求婚者往往選中了最差的一個。
205. A maid that laughs is half taken. 少女露笑臉,婚事半成全。
206. A man alone is either a saint or a devil. 孤身獨處的人可以爲聖哲,也可爲惡魔。
207. A man apt to promise is apt to forget. 輕諾者易忘。
208. A man can die but once. 人生隻有一次死。
209. A man can do no more than he can. 凡事隻能量力而行。
210. A man can never thrive who had a wasteful wife. 妻子浪費無度,丈夫不會出頭。
211. A man cannot serve two masters. 一仆不能事二主。
212. A man can not spin and reel at the same time. 一心不能二用。
213. A man cannot whistle and drink at he same time. 一心不能二用。
214. A man has his hour, and a dog has his day. 人有稱心時,狗有得意日。
215. A man has two ears and one mouth that he may hear much and speak little. 人有兩隻耳朵一張嘴,就是爲了多聽少說話。
216. A man is as old as he feels. 老不老,自己曉。
217. A man is known by the company he keeps. 察其友知其人。
218. A man is not a horse because he was born in a stable. 人并不因爲生在馬廄裏就成了馬。
219. A man is not good or bad for one action. 判斷人的好壞不能憑一次行爲。
220. A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn. 路遙知馬力,日久見人心。
221. A man may dig his grave with his teeth. 禍從口出。
222. A man may lead a horse to the water, but he cannot make him drink. 牽馬到河易,強馬飲水難。
223. A man may love his house well without riding on the ridge. 有寶何必人前誇。
224. A man may smile and smile and be villain. 笑裏藏奸。
225. A man may talk like a wise man and yet act like a fool. 一個人可能說話像個聰明人,而行爲像個大笨蛋。
226. A man of gladness seldom falls into madness. 生性樂天的人極少會變成瘋子。
227. A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. 講而不做,猶如花園裏長滿了荒草。
228. A man's actions show his character. 行爲可顯出一個人的品性。
229. A man who has friend must show himself friendly. 與朋友交,必須友好相處。
230. A man without a smiling face must not open a shop. 人無笑臉,不要開店。
231. A man without money is a bow without an arrow. 人無錢,猶如弓無箭。
232. A man without reason is a beast in season. 人無理智就像是一頭發情的野獸。
233. A match will set fire to a large building. 星星之火,可以燎原。
234. Ambition never dies until there is no way out. 不到黃河心不死。
235. A merry heart goes all the way. 生性樂天,終身受用。
236. A middle course is the safest. 中庸之道最保險。
237. A miserly father makes a prodigal son. 愛錢如命的父親生個兒子揮金如土。
238. A miss is as good as a mile. 失之毫厘,差之千裏。
239. A moneyless man goes fast through the market. 一個沒錢的人很快穿過市場。
240. Among the blind the one-eyed man is king. 山中無老虎,猴子稱霸王。
241. A mother's love never changes. 母愛永恒。
242. An artist lives everywhere. 藝人處處可安家。
243. An ass endures his burden but not more than his burden. 騾子能負重,但不堪超過力之所及。
244. A near friend is better than a far-dwelling kinsman. 遠親不如近鄰。
245. An empty hand is no lure for a hawk. 空手誘不來老鷹。
246. An empty purse frightens many friends. 曩中無分文,親友不上門。
247. An empty sack cannot stand upright. 空麻袋,立不直。
248. An enemy's mouth seldom speaks well. 狗嘴裏吐不出象牙。
249. An evening red and a morning grey, is a sign of a fair day. 晚霞紅如火,曉色青如灰,定是晴朗天。
250. An evil chance seldom comes alone. 禍不單行。
251. An evil lesson is soon learned. 學壞容易。
252. A new broom sweeps clean. 新官上任三把火。
253. Anger is a short madness. 發火是短暫的瘋狂。
254. Anger rests in the bosom of folly. 怒火常寓于蠢人的胸中。
255. An honest man's word is as good as his bond. 誠實人的話像他的契約一樣靠得住。
256. An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening. 一日之計在于晨。
257. An idle brain is the devil's workshop. 遊手好閑是萬惡之源。
258. An idle youth, a needy age. 少壯不努力,老大徒傷悲。
259. An ill workman quarrels with his tools. 拙匠常怪工具差。
260. An inch in a miss is as good as an ell. 錯無分大小,有錯皆不好。
261. An nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse. 對牛彈琴。
262. An oak is not felled at one stroke. 萬事不能一蹴而就。
263. An occasion lost cannot be redeemed. 時機失了無法挽回。
264. An old dog barks not in vain. 老犬不空吠。
265. An old dog bites sore. 老狗咬人痛得很。
266. An old dog cannot alter its way of barking. 老狗難改吠聲。
267. An old dog will learn no new tricks. 老家夥學不出新名堂。
268. An old physician, and a young lawyer. 醫生年老的好,律師年輕的俏。
269. An old poacher makes the best keeper. 老偷獵者是最好的看守人。
270. An open door may tempt a saint. 一扇開著的大門可誘惑一個聖徒。
271. An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity. 樂觀的人在災難中看到希望;悲觀的人在希望中看到災難。
272. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. 預防勝于治療。
273. An ox is taken by the horns, and the man by the tongue. 牛因有腳而被抓,人因有舌而遭殃。
274. Answer a fool according to his folly. 以其人之道,還治其人之身。
275. An upright judge has more regard to justice than to men. 正直的法官重法勝于重人。
276. A penny saved is a penny earned(or gained). 省錢就是賺錢。
277. A pet lamb makes a cross ram. 寵壞的小羊将成爲脾氣壞的大羊。
278. A poor man who takes a rich wife has a ruler, not a wife. 窮漢娶富妻,必受老婆欺。
279. Apothecaries would not sugar their pills unless they were bitter. 好藥不苦不會加糖衣。
280. Apparel makes the man. 馬靠鞍裝,人靠衣裝。
281. Appearances are deceitful. 人不可貌相,海水不可鬥量。
282. Appetite comes with eating. 食欲越吃越旺。
283. A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. 白日不做虧心事,夜半不怕鬼敲門。
284. A ragged coat may cover an honest man. 不能以衣著取人。
285. Art is long, but lift is short. 人生有涯,而學無涯。
286. A ready way to lose friend is to lend him money. 失友都因借錢起。
287. A road of a thousand miles begins with one step. 千裏之行始于足下。
288. A rolling stone gathers no moss. 滾石不生苔,轉業不聚财。
289. Art lies in concealing art. 隐而不露即藝術。
290. As a man lives so shall he die. 有生必有死。
291. As a man's heart is, so does he speak. 言爲心聲。
292. As a man sows, so he shall reap. 種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。
293. A secret between more than two is no secret. 兩人以上知道的秘密就不算秘密。
294. A servant is known by his master's absence. 主人不在可以看出仆人的品行來。
295. A silent tongue and true heart are the most admirable things on earth. 緘默的嘴,真誠的心,是世界上最令人贊美的東西。
296. A single spark can start a prairie fire. 星星之火,可以燎原。
297. As is the workman so is the work. 什麽工人出什麽活。
298. Ask no questions and you will be told no lies. 如果你少問,謊言就難進。
299. A smart coat is a good letter of introduction. 人要衣裝,佛要金裝。
300. A small leak will sink a great ship. 一個小漏洞可能弄沉一艘大輪船。
301. A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner. 平靜的海洋練不出熟練的水手。
302. A sow, when washed; returns to the muck. 江山易改,本性難移。
303. A spot is most seen on the finest cloth. 最清潔的布上,污點特别顯眼。
304. As soon as you have drunk, you turn your back upon the spring. 忘恩負義。
305. A staff is quickly found to beat a dog with. 欲加之罪,何患無辭。
306. As the best wine makes the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turns to the deadliest hatred. 美酒可制成烈醋,熱愛能變爲深仇。
307. As the call, so the echo. 發什麽聲音,有什麽回聲。
308. As the fool thinks, so the bell clinks. 一廂情願。
309. As the inner life is, so will be the language. 言爲心聲。
310. As the old cock crows, so doth the young. 有其父必有其子。
311. As the touchstone tries gold, so gold tries man. 試金石可以試金,正如黃金可以試人。
312. As the tree falls, so shall it lie. 自作自受。
313. As the tree, so the fruit. 長什麽樹,結什麽果。
314. As they sow, so let them reap. 種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。
315. A still tongue makes a wise head. 智者寡言。
316. A stitch in time saves nine. 小洞不補,大洞吃苦。
317. A straight foot is not afraid of a crooked shoe. 身正不怕影子斜。
318. A straw shows which way the wind blows. 一葉便知秋。
319. A stumble may prevent a fall. 小懲大誡。
320. As well be hanged for a sheep as for a lamb. 偷大偷小都是賊。
321. As worms are bred in a stagnant pool, so are evil thoughts in idleness. 蟲蛆在死水中孵化,邪念在懶惰中養成。
322. As you brew, so must you drink. 自搬石頭自壓腳。
323. As you make your bed so you must lie on it. 自食其果。
324. As you sow you shall mow. 種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。
325. At night, all cats are grey. 貓在夜晚皆灰色(醜妍暗中難分辨)。
326. A tall tree catches the wind. 樹大招風。
327. A tattler is worse than a thief. 搬弄是非者,惡劣甚于賊。
328. A thief is a thief, whether he steals a diamond or a cucumber. 偷多偷少都是賊。
329. A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf. 賊了解賊,正如狼了解狼。
330. A thing is bigger for being shared. 插手人一多,事态就擴大。
331. A thousand friends are few, one enemy is too many. 朋友千人尚覺少,仇敵一人猶嫌多。
332. A thousand probabilities do not make one truth. 一千個“或有”不能造成一個事實。
333. A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. 千言萬語不如一個行動。
334. A threatened blow is seldom given. 虛張聲勢,吓唬而已。
335. At open doors dogs come in. 狗從開着的門中進來。
336. A tree is known by its fruit. 觀其行而知其人。
337. A true friend is known in the day of adversity. 疾風知勁草,患難知友情。
338. A true friend is one soul in two bodies. 真正的朋友好似兩個身子長著一顆心。
339. A true jest is no jest. 真正的笑話不是笑話。
340. A true man and a thief think not the same. 君子和竊賊的思想不同。
341. A useful trade is a mine of gold. 一樣有用的手藝是取之不盡的财富。
342. A valiant man's look is more than a coward's sword. 勇士的神色勝過懦夫的刀劍。
343. Avarice blinds our eyes. 财迷心竅。
344. Avarice increases with wealth. 越富越貪。
345. A wanderer who is determined to reach his destination does not fear the rain. 決心趕到目的地,浪漢何懼雨來淋。
346. A watched pot is long in boiling. 心急水不沸。
347. A wicked book is the wickeder because it cannot repent. 一本壞書危害無窮。
348. A wilful man will have his way. 有志者是竟成。
349. A wise head makes a close mouth. 智者寡言。
350. A wise man cares not for what he cannot have. 智者不作非凡之想。
351. A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will. 智者通權達變,愚者剛愎自用。
352. A wise man needs not blush for changing his purpose. 智者不恥于改變初衷。
353. A wise man thinks all that he says, a fool says all that he thinks. 智者思其所言,愚者言其所思。
354. A wise man will make tools of what comes to hand. 聰明的人能随機應變。
355. A woman's work is never at an end. 婦女的活計做不完。
356. A word is enough to the wise. 對明智者一言已足。
357. A word spoken is an arrow let fly. 一言既出,驷馬難追。
358. A word spoken is past recalling. 一言既出,驷馬難追。
359. A work ill done must be twice done. 未做好的活,需要重新做。
360. A young man married is a man that's marred.男子早婚,種下禍根。
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1.          Bacchus has drowned more men than Nepture. 酒神淹死的人比海神多。

2.          Bad news has wings. 壞事傳千裏。

3.          Bad workmen often blame their tools. 拙匠常怪工具差。

4.          Bare words, no bargain. 空言不能成交易。

5.          Barking dogs seldom bite. 善吠的狗很少咬人。

6.          Be always as merry as ever you can, for no-one delights in a sorrowful man. 務請心情常歡暢,隻因無人喜憂傷。

7.          Beauty is but a blossom. 美麗隻是盛開的花朵。

8.          Beauty is but skin-deep. 紅顔易變。

9.          Beauty is in the eye of the gazer. 情人眼裏出西施。

10.      Beauty is potent; but money is omnipotent. 美麗是有力量的,但金錢更有權威。

11.      Beauty is truth, truth beauty. 美就是真,真就是美。

12.      Beauty lies in lover's eyes. 情人眼裏出西施。

13.      Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit. 美麗的花或許長好葉,結苦果。

14.      Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume. 美而無德猶如花之無香。

15.      Be considerate towards the poor. 要爲窮人著想。

16.      Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails. 口蜜腹劍。

17.      Bed is a midicine. 睡好覺,如服藥。

18.      Before gold, even kings take off their hats. 有錢能使鬼推磨。

19.      Beg from beggers and you'll never be rich. 向乞丐乞讨,永遠發不了财。

20.      Beggars cannot be choosers. 饑不擇食。

21.      Beggars must be no choosers. 饑不擇食。

22.      Behind bad luck comes good luck. 塞翁失馬,焉知非福。

23.      Be honest rather clever. 誠實比聰明更要緊。

24.      Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle. 随遇而安。

25.      Be just to all, but trust not all. 要公正對待所有的人,但不要輕信所有的人。

26.      Believe no tales from the enemy. 切莫輕信敵人。

27.      Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear. 眼見的不能全信,耳聞的也不能半信。

28.      Believe somebody on his bare word. 人言無據,切勿輕信。

29.      Benefits please like flowers, while they are fresh. 恩澤讓人欣喜,猶如鮮花使人心醉。

30.      Be prepared to put one's hand in one's pocket. 準備慷慨解囊。

31.      Be slow in choosing a friend; slower in changing. 選擇朋友要審慎,摒棄更要審又慎。

32.      Be slow to promise and quick to perform. 不輕諾,諾必果。

33.      Beft to hear, slow to speak. 多聽少說。

34.      Better a bachelor's life than a slovenly wife. 過光棍生活,勝過有一個邋遢老婆。

35.      Better ask twice than lose you way once. 甯願問路兩次勝過迷路一次。

36.      Better a glorious death than a shameful life. 忍辱貪生不如死得光榮。

37.      Better a little fire to warm us, than a great one to burn us. 适量的火好取暖,熊熊烈火能焚身。

38.      Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow. 前程雖遠大,現實尤可貴。

39.      Better an empty purse than an empty head. 甯可錢袋癟,不要腦袋空。

40.      Better an open enemy than a false friend. 明槍易躲,暗箭難防。

41.      Better are small fish than an empty dish. 有勝于無。

42.      Better be alone than in bad company. 交損友不如無友。

43.      Better be out of the world than out of fashion. 不合潮流不如脫離塵世。

44.      Better be poor than wicked. 甯可做窮人,不要做壞人。

45.      Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion. 甯爲犬首,不作獅尾。

46.      Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a horse. 甯爲騾頭,不爲馬尾。

47.      Better deny at once than promise long. 輕諾必寡信。

48.      Better die with honour than live with shame. 與其忍辱偷生,不如光榮而死。

49.      better early than late. 甯早勿遲。

50.      Better eye sore than all blind. 眼痛總比瞎眼好。

51.      Better good neighbours near than relations far away. 遠親不如近鄰。

52.      Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt. 甯可餓肚子,切莫去借債。

53.      Better half an egg than empty shell. 半隻蛋也比空殼好。

54.      Better is the neighbour's hen than mine. 人莫知其苗之碩。

55.      Better late than never. 遲做總比不做好。

56.      Better lose a jest than a friend. 甯可不說一句俏皮話,以免得罪朋友們。

57.      Better lose the saddle than the horse. 吃小虧占大便宜。

58.      Better master one than engage with ten. 精通一事勝于會十事。

59.      Better one-eyed than stone-blind. 獨眼總比全瞎好。

60.      Better poor with honour than rich with shame. 窮得光榮,勝過富得可恥。

61.      Better pills may have wholesome effects. 良藥苦口。

62.      Better say nothing than nothing to the purpose. 與其說話不中肯,不如一言不發好。

63.      Better some of a pudding than none of a pie. 聊勝于無。

64.      Better the foot slip than the tongue trip. 甯可滑跤,不可失言。

65.      Better to do well than to say well. 說得好不如做得好。

66.      Better wear out shoes than sheets. 甯可(經常運動)穿破鞋子,也不(因病長卧)磨破床單。

67.      Better wear out than rust out. 與其閑散不如忙碌。

68.      Better wit than wealth. 智力勝于财富。

69.      Between friends all is common. 朋友之間不分彼此。

70.      Between the cup and the lip a morsel may slip. 功虧一篑。

71.      Between two stools one falls to the ground. 腳踏兩頭要落空。

72.      Beware beginnings. 慎始爲上。

73.      Beware of a man of one book. 不要與一個有專業知識的人争論。

74.      Beware of a silent dog and still water. 警惕無聲之狗會咬人,平靜之水會覆舟。

75.      Beware of him who regards not his reputation. 要謹防不重自己名譽的人。

76.      Big mouthfuls ofter choke. 貪多嚼不爛。

77.      Bind the sack before it be full. 做事應适可而止。

78.      Birds of a feather flock together. 物以類聚,人以群分。

79.      Birth is much, but breeding is more. 出身固然重要,教養更且重要。

80.      Bite off more than one can chew. 貪多咽不下。

81.      Bite the hand that feeds one. 恩将仇報。

82.      Bitter pills may have wholesome effects. 良藥苦口利于病。

83.      Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. 人無所求最享福,因他不爲失望苦。

84.      Blind men can judge no colours. 不宜問道于盲。

85.      Blood is thicker than water. 血濃于水。

86.      Blood will have blood. 血債要用血來還。

87.      Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. 書籍如朋友,應該少而精。

88.      Borrowed garments never fit well. 借來的衣服不合身。

89.      Brave actions never want a trumpet. 勇敢的行爲不須要吹号。

90.      Bread is the staff of life. 民以食爲天。

91.      Brevity is the soul of wit. 言以簡潔爲貴。

92.      Bring up a raven and he'll pick out your eyes. 養虎贻患。

93.      Burn not your house to rid it of the mouse. 投鼠忌器。

94.      Burnt child dreads the fire. 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩。

95.      Business before pleasure. 事業在先,享樂在後。

96.      Business is business. 公事公辦。

97.      Business is the salt of life. 事業事人生之鹽。

98.      Business makes a man as well as tries him. 事業既考驗人,也造就人。

99.      Business may be troublesome, but idleness is pernicious. 事業雖擾煩,懶惰更害人。

100.  Business neglected is business lost. 玩忽事業等于丢失事業。

101.  Business sweetens pleasure, and labour sweetens rest. 工作後消遣更愉快,勞動後休息更舒暢。

102.  Butter to butter is no relish. 千篇一律的東西令人生厭。

103.  By doing nothing we learn to do ill. 懶散學爲非。

104.  By doing we learn. 經一事,長一智。

105.  By falling we learn to go safely. 吃一塹,長一智。

106.  By gambling we lose both time and treasure, two things most precious to the life of man. 賭博使我們丢失時間和金錢,這兩樣人生最珍貴的東西。

107.  By other's faults, wise men correct their own. 他山之石,可以攻玉。

108.  By reading we enrich the mind; by conversation we polish it. 讀書可以使我門的思想充實,談話使其更臻完美。

109.  By the hands of many a great work made light. 衆擎易舉。

110.  By the side of sickness health becomes sweet. 和疾病相比較,才顯得健康的可貴。

111.  By the street of "Bye and bye" one arrives at the house of "Never". 遷延因循,一事無成。

112.  By writing you learn to write. 從寫作中學寫作。

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