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A 共 360 條 1. 2. 3. 4. A bad beginning makes a bad ending. 惡其始者必惡其終。 A bad bush is better than the open field.

有勝於無。 A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit. 吃虧的和解也比勝訴強。 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. (bad penny = a good-for-nothing person) 假的終究是假的(或: 庸人無所作為) 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. 什麼鳥唱什麼歌。 15. A bit in the morning is better than nothing all day. 略有勝於全無。 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,將來 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. 借來的斗篷不暖身。 21. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. 相聚愛益切,離別情更深。 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,光亮照別人。 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於它最薄弱的環節。 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. 寧為清貧,不為濁富。

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. 同仇敵愾。 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. 貪婪的人對別人毫無好處,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. 事實勝於雄辯。 46. A discontented man knows not where to sit easy. 不滿足者坐無寧時。 47. A disease known is half cured. 病情確診斷,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,但不能致富。 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. 父親是財富,兄弟是安慰, 朋友兼而有之。 61. A fault confessed is half redressed. 承認錯誤,等於改正一半。 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. 口若懸河不能作為才智的證明。 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. 笨蛋難聚財。 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裡所知 的事比一個聰明人在別人家裡所知的事要多。 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,掛在嘴唇上。 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,晚飯之後走一里。 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. 飢不擇食。 95. A good beginning is half the battle. 首戰告捷等於一半勝利。 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. 好的名望勝於好的相貌。 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. 健康的身體貴於黃金鑄成的皇冠。 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. 好名譽勝過有財富。 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,笑逐顏開。 132.A hasty man is seldom out of trouble. 性急難免出岔子。 133.A heavy purse makes a light heart. 腰包錢財足,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. 家庭內訌難維繫。 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. 開玩笑總不能化敵為友,反而有時會 失去朋友。 140.A journey of a thousand miles begains with a single step. 千里之行,始於足下。 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. 為人無錢處處難。 151.A light purse makes a heavy heart. 曩中無錢心事重。 152.A lion at home, a mouse abroad. 在家凶如獅,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. 聊勝於無。 157.A little labour, much health. 適量勞動健身大有益。 158.A little leak will sink a great ship. 千丈之堤潰於蟻穴。 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. 每事淺嘗輒止,結果將一事無成。 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. 適可而止,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. 吹號角的未必都是獵人。 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,並非皆賊。 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. 捉到網裡都是魚。 178.All is flour that comes to his mill. 到他的磨裡都能碾成粉。 179.All is not at hand that helps. 有用的東西並不都是垂手可得的。 180.All is not gain that is put in the purse. 放入錢包的錢財,並非都是應得的。 181.All is not gold that glitters. 閃光的東西並不都是黃金。

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. 愛情和戰爭是不擇手段的。 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於一個腦袋。 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. 只要耐心肯等待,一切都會按時來。 199.All time is no time when it is past. 光陰一去不復返。 200.All truths are not to be told. 真理並不都能說得清。 201.All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy; all play and no work makes Jack a mere boy. 只工 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,休把水壺丟。 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. 孤身獨處的人可以為聖哲,也可為惡魔。 207.A man apt to promise is apt to forget. 輕諾者易忘。 208.A man can die but once. 人生只有一次死。 209.A man can do no more than he can. 凡事只能量力而行。 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. 一僕不能事二主。 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,就是為了多聽少說話。 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. 人並不因為生在馬廄裡就成了馬。 219.A man is not good or bad for one action. 判斷人的好壞不能憑一次行為。 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. 笑裡藏奸。 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 為像個大笨蛋。 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,猶如花園裡長滿 了荒草。 228.A man's actions show his character. 行為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. 失之毫釐,差之千里。 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. 母愛永恆。 242.An artist lives everywhere. 藝人處處可安家。 243.An ass endures his burden but not more than his burden. 驢子能負重,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. 狗嘴裡吐不出象牙。 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. 怒火常寓於蠢人的胸中。 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. 一日之計在於晨。 257.An idle brain is the devil's workshop. 游手好閒是萬惡之源。 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. 預防勝於治療。 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. 正直的法官重法勝於重人。 276.A penny saved is a penny earned(or gained). 省錢就是賺錢。 277.A pet lamb makes a cross ram. 寵壞的小羊將成為脾氣壞的大羊。 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,海水不可斗量。 282.Appetite comes with eating. 食慾越吃越旺。 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. 千里之行始於足下。 288.A rolling stone gathers no moss. 滾石不生苔,轉業不聚財。 289.Art lies in concealing art. 隱而不露即藝術。

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. 言為心聲。 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. 主人不在可以看出僕人的品行來。 295.A silent tongue and true heart are the most admirable things on earth. 緘默的嘴,真誠的心, 是世界上最令人讚美的東西。 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. 什麼工人出什麼活。 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,污點特別顯眼。 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 酒可製成烈醋,熱愛能變為深仇。 307.As the call, so the echo. 發什麼聲音,有什麼回聲。 308.As the fool thinks, so the bell clinks. 一廂情願。 309.As the inner life is, so will be the language. 言為心聲。 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. 長什麼樹,結什麼果。 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(丑妍暗中難分辨)。 326.A tall tree catches the wind. 樹大招風。

327.A tattler is worse than a thief. 搬弄是非者,惡劣甚於賊。 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. 賊瞭解賊,正如狼瞭解狼。 330.A thing is bigger for being shared. 插手人一多,事態就擴大。 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,嚇唬而已。 335.At open doors dogs come in. 狗從開著的門中進來。 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財富。 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. 財迷心竅。 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. 智者不恥於改變初衷。 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. 聰明的人能隨機應變。 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,駟馬難追。 358.A word spoken is past recalling. 一言既出,駟馬難追。 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。 B 共 112 條 1. Bacchus has drowned more men than Nepture. 酒神淹死的人比海神多。

2. Bad news has wings. 壞事傳千里。 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, 只因無人喜憂傷。 7. Beauty is but a blossom. 美麗只是盛開的花朵。 8. Beauty is but skin-deep. 紅顏易變。 9. Beauty is in the eye of the gazer. 情人眼裡出西施。 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. 情人眼裡出西施。 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. 要為窮人著想。 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. 向乞丐乞討,永遠發不了財。 20. Beggars cannot be choosers. 飢不擇食。 21. Beggars must be no choosers. 飢不擇食。 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. 隨遇而安。 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. Be swift 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. 寧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. 適量的火好取暖,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. 寧可錢袋癟,不要腦袋空。

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Better an open enemy than a false friend. 明槍易躲,暗箭難防。 Better are small fish than an empty dish. 有勝於無。 Better be alone than in bad company. 交損友不如無友。 Better be out of the world than out of fashion. 不合潮流不如脫離塵世。 Better be poor than wicked. 寧可做窮人,不要做壞人。 Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion. 寧為犬首,不作獅尾。 Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a horse. 寧為驢頭,不為馬尾。 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. 寧早勿遲。 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. 寧可餓肚子,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. 寧可不說一句俏皮話,以免得罪朋友們。 57. Better lose the saddle than the horse. 吃小虧佔大便宜。 58. Better master one than engage with ten. 精通一事勝於會十事。 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. 聊勝於無。 64. Better the foot slip than the tongue trip. 寧可滑跤,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. 寧可(經常運動)穿破鞋子,也不(因病長臥)磨破床單。 67. Better wear out than rust out. 與其閒散不如忙碌。 68. Better wit than wealth. 智力勝於財富。 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. 功虧一簣。 71. Between two stools one falls to the ground. 腳踏兩頭要落空。 72. Beware beginnings. 慎始為上。 73. Beware of a man of one book. 不要與一個有專業知識的人爭論。 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. 做事應適可而止。 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。

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Bite off more than one can chew. 貪多嚥不下。 Bite the hand that feeds one. 恩將仇報。 Bitter pills may have wholesome effects. 良藥苦口利於病。 Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. 人無所求最享福,因他 不為失望苦。 84. Blind men can judge no colours. 不宜問道於盲。 85. Blood is thicker than water. 血濃於水。 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. 勇敢的行為不須要吹號。 90. Bread is the staff of life. 民以食為天。 91. Brevity is the soul of wit. 言以簡潔為貴。 92. Bring up a raven and he'll pick out your eyes. 養虎貽患。 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. 玩忽事業等於丟失事業。 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. 懶散學為非。 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 使我們丟失時間和金錢,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. 眾擎易舉。 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。 C 共 63 條

1. Call a spade a spade. 據實而言。 2. Call me not olive till thou see me gathered. 蓋棺論定。 3. Call no man happy until he dies. 蓋棺才能定論。 4. Can the leopard change his spots? 江山易改,本性難移。 5. Care and diligence bring luck. 謹慎和勤奮,帶來好運氣。 6. Care brings grey hair. 憂慮催人老。 7. Care killed the cat. 憂慮傷身。 8. Cast not out the foul water till you bring in the clean. 清水未來,莫潑贓水。 9. Cast not your pearls before swine. 明珠莫投暗。 10. Catch the bear before you sell his skin. 大事未成時,莫開慶功宴。 11. Cats hide their paws. 大智若愚,大巧若拙。 12. Caution is the parent of safety. 謹慎小心是安全之源。 13. Chains of gold are stronger than chains of iron. 金鏈鎖人比鐵煉更牢靠。 14. Change lays not her hand upon truth. 真理不變。 15. Charity begins at home, but should not end there. 仁愛須由近及遠。 16. Cheat's never proper. 欺騙決非正當事。 17. Cheek brings success. 和氣生財。 18. Cheerful company shortens the miles. 旅有好旅伴,不覺行程遠。 19. Cheerfulness and goodwill make labour light. 歡快與好意,勞動不覺累。 20. Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day. 看人看年少,看天看破曉。 21. Children and fools cannot lie. 孩子和傻子,不會說謊話。 22. Children and fools speak the truth. 孩子和傻子,說的是真話。 23. Children are the parents's riches. 子女是父母之財富。 24. Choice of the end covers choice of the means. 選擇目的包含著選擇手段。 25. Choose an author as you choose a friend. 選書如擇友。 26. Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye. 選妻,最好用耳莫用眼。 27. Christmas comes but once a year. 佳節良辰,機會難得。 28. Circumstances are therulers of the weak, instrument of the wise. 弱者困於環境,智者利用環 境。 29. Civility costs nothing. 禮貌不須什麼代價。 30. Cleanliness is next to godliness. 清淨近乎神聖。 31. Clothes make the man. 人要衣裝,佛要金裝。 32. Come what may, heaven won't fall. 船到橋頭自會直。 33. Comfort is better than pride. 安慰勝過傲慢。 34. Coming events cast their shadows before them. 山雨欲來風滿樓。 35. Compare your grievs with other men's and they will seem less. 你的悲痛與人比,悲痛就會輕 一些。 36. Comparisons are odious. 人比人,氣死人。 37. Confession is the first step to repentance. 悔罪先須認罪。 38. Confidence of success is almost success. 對成功抱有信心,就近乎成功。

39. Conquer of fear of death and you are put into possession of your life. 不怕死,然後才能生。 40. Constant dropping wears away a stone. 滴水穿石。 41. Content is better than riches. 知足常樂。 42. Content is happiness. 知足常樂。 43. Conversation makes one what he is. 言如其人。 44. Councils of war never fight. 主戰者不打仗。 45. Counsel after action is like rain after harvest. 放馬後炮。 46. Counsel must be followed, not praised. 忠告必須照辦,而不是讚美。 47. Count not your chickens before they are hatched. 不要過早樂觀。 48. Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue. 勇敢和決心是美德的靈魂。 49. Courtesy costs nothing. 謙虛恭敬,不用分文。 50. Cowards are cruel. 懦夫不仁。 51. Credit, like a looking-glass, broken once, is gone, alas! 信譽像鏡子,破碎無法補。 52. Creditors have better memories than debtors. 放債人的記性比借債人好。 53. Crows do not pick crow's eyes. 同室不操戈。 54. Cry up wine and sell vinegar. 掛羊頭,賣狗肉。 55. Cry with one eye and laugh with the other. 口不應心。 56. Curiosity killed the cat. 好奇心,惹禍根。 57. Custom is a second nature. 習慣是第二天性。 58. Custom is the guide of the ignorant. 習俗是無知者的嚮導。 59. Custom makes all things easy. 若照習慣辦,萬事皆不難。 60. Custom rules the law. 習俗影響法律。 61. Custom without reason is but ancient error. 習俗沒有道理,古代謬誤而已。 62. Cut short the nonsense and return to one's muttons. 閒話少說,言歸正傳。 63. Cut the coat according to the cloth. 量布裁衣。 D 共 86 條 1. Danger is next neighbour to security. 危險是安全的近鄰。 2. Danger itself is the best remedy for danger. 危險本身就是對付危險的最好辦法。 3. Dead men tell no tales. 死人不會搬弄是非。 4. Death is the grand leveller. 凡人都要死,大家都一樣。 5. Death meets us everywhere. 死亡到處和我門相遇。 6. Death pays all debts. 人死百債了。 7. Death when it comes will have no denial. 死亡來臨時,無可抗拒之。 8. Deeds, no words. 不要光說不練。 9. Debt is better than death. 負債總比死亡強。 10. Deeds are fruits; words are but leaves. 行動是果實,言語只是樹葉而已。 11. Deeds are males, and words are females. 言柔弱無能,行剛強有力。 12. Deep rivers move in silence, shallow brooks are noisy. 深水靜靜流,淺溪潺潺流。

13. Delays are dangerous. 坐失良機必有憂患。 14. Deliberate before you begin, then execute with vigour. 著手前要深思熟慮,執行要果斷有力。 15. Deliberate in counsel, prompt in action. 考慮要仔細,行動要迅速。 16. Deliberating is not delaying. 慎思不是拖延。 17. Deliver not your words by number but by weight. 言不在多,而在有物。 18. Depend on others and you always repent. 依靠別人總要後悔。 19. Despair gives courage to a coward. 人急造反,狗急跳牆。 20. Destruction pursues the great. 樹大招風。 21. Devil must be driven out with devils. 以毒攻毒。 22. Dexterity comes by experience. 熟練來自經驗。 23. Diamond cut diamond. 強中更有強中手。 24. Diet cures more than the doctor. 藥補不如食補。 25. Diligence is near success. 勤奮近乎成功。 26. Diligence is the mother of good luck. 刻苦是成功之母。 27. Diligence is the mother of success. 勤奮是成功之母。 28. Discontent is the first step in progress. 不知足是前進中的第一步。 29. Discretion is the better part of valour. 小心即大勇。 30. Disease, enemy, and debt --these three must be cut off as soon as they begin to grow. 病,仇與 債這三者,一露苗頭就砍掉。 31. Disease of the soul are more dangerous than those of the body. 心靈上的疾病比肉體上的疾病 更危險。 32. Diseases are the price of ill pleasures. 疾病是不正當娛樂的代價。 33. Diseases come on horseback, but go away on foot. 病來如山倒,病去如抽絲。 34. Disgraced may be he who thinks ill. 心懷不端的人是可恥的。 35. Do as most men do and men will speak well of thee. 為眾之所為,受眾之所誇。 36. Do as the Romans do(or Do as they do at Rome). 入鄉要隨俗。 37. Do as you would be done by. 推己及人。 38. Do business, but be not a slave to it. 要做事,但不要做事務的奴隸。 39. Dog does not eat dog. 物不傷其類。 40. Dogs that bark at a distance bite not at hand. 遠處叫得凶的狗,不會近身來咬人。 41. Dogs that run after many hares kill none. 多謀寡成。 42. Dogs wag their tails not so much in love to you as your bread. 狗搖尾巴,愛的是麵包。 43. Doing is better than saying. 行勝於言。 44. Do in Rome as the Romans do. 入鄉隨俗。 45. Do not all you can, spend not all you have; believe not all you hear; and tell not all youknow. 不 要為所能為,不要花盡所有,不要全信所聞,不要言盡所知。 46. Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. 不要忘恩負義。 47. Do not despise your enemy. 萬勿輕敵。 48. Do not give a dog bread every time he wags his tail. 不要有求必應。

49. Do not praise a day before sunset. 切勿褒貶過早。 50. Do not run too fast after gain. 不要見利就拚命追。 51. Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself. 不要向不如你幸運的人述 說你的幸福。 52. Do not swap horses when crossing a stream. 處在危難中,不宜大更動。 53. Do no through fear of poverty surrender liberty. 不要因為怕貧苦而放棄自由。 54. Do not to others what you do not wish them to do to you. 己所不欲,勿施於人。 55. Do not wash dirty linen in public. 家醜不可外揚。 56. Don't cast out the foul water till you bring in the clean. 清水未來,莫潑贓水。 57. Don't count your chicken before they are hatched. 不要過早樂觀。 58. Don't climb a tree to look for fish. 勿緣木求魚。 59. Don't cross the bridge till you get to it. 不要杞人憂天。 60. Don't fly till you wings are feathered. 羽毛未豐不要飛。 61. Don't cry out before you are hurt. 還沒受苦,就別叫苦。 62. Don't halloo till you are out of the wood. 沒有脫離危險不要先歡呼。 63. Don't have thy cloak to make when it begins to rain. 切莫臨時抱佛腳。 64. Don't keep all your eggs in one basketball.勿孤注一擲。 65. Don't put off till tomorrow what should be done today. 今日事,今日畢。 66. Don't speak all you know, but know all you speak. 不要盡言所知,而要盡知所言。 67. Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs. 休要班門弄斧。 68. Don't throw out your dirty water before you get in fresh. 清水未打來,贓水莫倒掉。 69. Don't trouble trouble until trouble troubles you. 不要自尋煩惱。 70. Don't whistle until you are out of the wood. 沒有脫離險境,不要過早高興。 71. Do one's level best. 盡力而為。 72. Dot the i's and cross the t's. 一點一劃,循規蹈矩。 73. Doubt is the key of knowledge. 懷疑乃知識的鑰匙。 74. Do well is better than say well. 說得好不如做得好。 75. Downy lips make thoughtless slips. 嘴上沒毛,辦事不牢。 76. Draw not your bow till your arrow is fixed. 事未齊備,切莫妄動。 77. Draw water with a sieve. 竹籃子打水一場空。 78. Dream are lies. 夢不足信。 79. Dreams go by contraries. 夢想總與現實相反。 80. Drive your business, do not let it drive you. 要推動事業,不要讓事業來推動你。 81. Drop by drop the oceans are filled; stone by stone the walls are built. 滴水匯大海,壘石誅高 牆。 82. Drowning man will catch at a straw. 溺水的人一根草也要抓。 83. Drunken days have all their tomorrows. 今日花天酒地,明日潦倒窮途。 84. Drunkenness reveals what soberness conceals. 酒後露真言。 85. Dumb dogs are dangerous. 啞犬最兇惡。 86. Dying is as natural as living. 死亡與生存一樣自然。

E 共 10 1 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Each bird loves to hear himself sing. 鳥兒都愛聽自己唱歌。 Each day brings its own bread. 天無絕人之路。 Each man is the architect of his own fate. 命運掌握在自己手中。 Eagles catch no flies. 大人物不計較小事情。 Eagles fly alone, but sheep flock together. 鷹單飛,羊群集。 Early mistakes are the seeds of future trouble. 早期的錯誤可以釀成日後的麻煩。 Early sow, early mow. 播種早的收穫早。 Early start makes easy stages. 早開始是成功的保證。 富 9. Early to bed and early to rise make a man healthy, wealthy and wise. 早睡早起,令人健康、 有而且聰明。 10. Early wed, early dead. 早婚早夭。 11. Easier said than done. 說話容易做事難。 12. East or west, home is best. 在家千日好,出門時時難。 13. Easy come, easy go. 易得易失。 14. Eat at pleasure, drink with measure. 隨意吃飯,適度飲酒。 15. Eat one's cake and have it. 又要馬兒好,又要馬兒不吃草。 16. Eat to live, but not live to eat. 吃飯是為了生存,但生存不是為了吃飯。 17. Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others. 吃是使自己受用,穿是使別人受用。 18. Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him. 人的教養始於教育,成於社交。 19. Education has for its object the formation of character. 教育的目的在於培養品德。 20. Elbow grease gives the best polish. 只要功夫深,鐵杵磨成針。 21. Empty vessels make the greatest sound. 空桶響聲大。 22. Enough is as good as a feast. 知足常樂。 23. Envy assails the noblest, the winds howl around the highest peak. 高位遭人妒,高峰招風吹。 24. Equivocation is first cousin to a lie. 支支吾吾,其言必詐。 25. Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; he who would search for pearls must dive below. 錯誤 像稻草,漂浮在水面。欲覓珍珠者,須往水下潛。 26. Even Homer sometimes nods. 人非聖賢,孰能無過。 27. Even the walls have ears. 隔牆有耳。 28. Every advantage has its disadvantage. 有利必有弊。 29. Every bean has its black. 人人有其缺點。 30. Every bird likes its own nest. 人愛其家。 31. Everybody's business is nobody's business. 人人都管,大家不管。 32. Every brave man is a man of his word. 勇敢的人都是信守諾言的人。 33. Every bullet has its billet. 無風不起浪。 34. Every cloud has a silver lining. 山窮水盡疑無路,柳暗花明又一村。 35. Every cock crows on its own dunghill. 夜郎自大。 36. Every cook praises his own broth. 自吹自擂。

37. Every country has its customs. 鄉有鄉俗。 38. Every couple is not a pair. 同床異夢,貌合神離。 39. Every day is not Sunday. 好景不常在,好花不常開。 40. Every day of thy life is a leaf in thy history. 生命中的一天就是你歷史上的一頁。 41. Every dog has his day. 凡人都有得意之日。 42. Every dog has his day, and every man his hour. 人人都有得意的日子。 43. Every dog is a lion at home. 夜郎自大。 44. Every dog is valiant at his won door. 狗在家門前條條都凶悍。 45. Every door may be shut but death's door. 除了死門外,每門都可關。 46. Every extremity is a fault. 萬事過分都差誤。 47. Every fool can find faults that wise man cannot remedy. 蠢人也能找出聰明人無法彌補的岔 子來的。 48. Every heart has its own sorrow. 人人都有傷心處。 49. Every horse thinks his sack heaviest. 每疋馬認為自己馱的袋子重。 50. Every Jack has his Jill. 有情人終成眷屬。 51. Every little makes a mickle. 積少成多。 52. Every lover sees a thousand graces in the beloved object. 情人眼裡出西施。 53. Every man has a fool in his sleeve. 聰明一世,糊塗一時。 54. Every man has his faults. 人孰無過。 55. Every man has his hobby-horse. 人各有所好。 56. Every man has his liking. 人各有所好。 57. Every man has his weak side. 人人都有自己的弱點。 58. Every man is best know to himself. 自己最瞭解自己。 59. Every man has the defects of his qualities. 一個人的好品質上也有不足之處。 60. Every man is the architect of his own fortune. 每個人都是他自己命運的建誅師。 61. Every man is the master of his own fortune. 每個人都是他自己的命運的主宰。 62. Every man is the son of his own works. 種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。 63. Every man thinks his own geese swans. 每個人都以為自己的東西了不起。 64. Every medal has its reverse. 事物都有它的反面。 65. Every mother's child is handsome. 老王賣瓜,自賣自誇。 66. Everyone is dissatisfied with his own fortune. 人對自己的命運總不感滿足。 67. Every one's faults are not written in their foreheads. 知人知面不知心。 68. Every pleasure has a pain. 樂中必有苦。 69. Every potter praises his own pot. 老王賣瓜,自賣自誇。 70. Every salesman boasts of his own wares. 老王賣瓜,自賣自誇。 71. Every shoe fits not every foot. 不能以己度人。 72. Everything comes to him who waits. 安心等待必有好處。 73. Everything has its seed. 無風不起浪。 74. Everything has its time and that time must be watched. 任何事情都有好的時機,不要隨意放 過。

75. Everything hath an end. 任何事物都有它的結果。 76. Everything is good in its season. 萬物逢時皆美好。 77. Everything is good when new, but friend when old. 東西新的好,朋友老的好。 78. Everything is nice in your garden. 老王賣瓜,自賣自誇。 79. Everything must have a beginning. 凡是都有起源。 80. Everything new is fine. 新事物總是美好的。 81. Every tide hath its ebb. 興盛之日必有衰退之時。 82. Every tree is known by its own fruit. 觀其言行,知其為人。 83. Every why has a wherefore. 事出有因。 84. Evil comes to us by ells and goes away by inches. 罪惡來時,尺進寸退。 85. Evil communications corrupt good manners. 交往惡劣,有損風度。 86. Evil gotten, evil spent. 悖入悖出。 87. Example is better than precept. 言教不如身教。 88. Exchange is no robbery. 公平交易並非強行奪取。 89. Exercise, temperance, fresh air, and needful rest are the best of all physicians. 鍛煉、 節制、 新鮮 空氣和必要的休息是最好的醫生。 90. Experience is a school from which one can never graduate. 經驗無止境。 91. Experience is the best teacher. 經驗是良師。 92. Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother. 經驗是知識之父,記憶是知識之 母。 93. Experience is the mother of wisdom. 智慧來自經驗。 94. Experience keeps a dear school, but fools learn in no other. 吃虧學乖代價高,笨漢非此學不 好。 95. Experience keeps no school, she teaches her pupils singly. 親身經驗,才是經驗。 96. Experience must be bought. 若要得經驗,必須化代價。 97. Experience teaches. 經驗給人教訓。 98. Experience without learning is better than learning without experience. 有經驗而無學問,勝於 有學問而無經驗。 99. Extremes are dangerous. 物極必反。 100.Extremes meet. 否極泰來。 101.Eye for eye and tooth for tooth. 以牙還牙,以眼還眼。 F 共 88 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Facts are stubborn things. 事實是不容改變的東西。 Failure is the mother of success. 失敗是成功之母。 Faint heart never wins fair lady. Fair and softly go far in a day. 謙和穩重,前程遠大。 Fair faces need no paint. 貌美毋須修飾。 Faith will move mountains. 精誠所至,金石為開。

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Fall sick and you will see who is your friend and who is not. 困難見友情。 False friends are worse than open enemies. 明槍易躲,暗箭難防。 False tongue will hardly speak truth. 虛偽者不肯說真話。 False with one can be false with two. 對一個人虛偽,也會對兩個人虛偽。 Fame is a magnifying glass. 名譽是放大鏡。 12. Fame like a river is narrowest at its source and broadest afar off. 名譽像條河,源頭最狹窄, 遠處最寬闊。 13. Familiar paths and old friends are the best. 熟路好遵循,老友最可珍。 14. Far from eye, far from heart. 離遠而情疏。 15. Fast bind, fast find. 保存得好,東西好找。 16. Fasting comes after feasting. 今日有酒今日醉,明日無錢不揭鍋。 17. Fat hens lay few eggs. 肥雞不下蛋。 18. Faults are thick where love is thin. 一朝情意淡,樣樣不順眼。 19. Fear is often greater than the danger. 杞人憂天。 20. Fear not the future; weep not for the past. 不要為未來擔憂,不要為過去悲泣。 21. Feed a cold and starve a fever. 傷風時宜吃,發熱時宜餓。 22. Feed a pig and you'll have a hog. 種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。 23. Feed by measure and defy physician. 飲食有節制,醫生無用處。 24. Few words are best. 少說為妙。 25. Few words, many deeds. 少說話,多做事。 26. Fine clothes make the man. 人要衣裝。 27. Fine feathers do not make fine birds. 人不可貌相。 28. Fine feathers make fine birds. 人要衣裝,佛要金裝。 29. Fine words butter no parsnips. 畫餅充飢。 30. Fine words dress ill deeds. 漂亮的言詞可以掩飾惡劣的行為。 31. Finished labours are pleasant. 大功告成,好不高興。 32. Fire and water are good servants, but bad masters. 水火是忠僕,造災成元兇。 33. Fire proves gold, adversity proves men. 烈火顯真金,逆境識英雄。 34. Fire that's closest kept burns most of all. 關得最緊的火,燃燒得最熾烈。 35. Fire, water, and money are good servants, but bad masters. 水火金錢是忠僕,使用不當是禍 首。 36. First catch your hare, then cook him. 不要謀之過早。 37. First come, first served. 先來先賣。 38. First impressions are most lasting. 最初的印象最為持久。 39. First think, and then speak. 先想後說。 40. First try, and then trust. 試了才能相信。 41. Fish begins to stink at the head. 上樑不正下樑歪。 42. Flattery brings friends, but the truth begets enmity. 奉承惹人喜,直言招人仇。 43. Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee. 追求愛情,它要逃走;逃避愛 情,它會跟你。

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Fools grow without watering. 笨蛋自然成,無需澆水勤。 Fool's haste is no speed. 欲速則不達。 Fools have fortune. 戇人有戇福。 Fools make feasts and wise men eat them. 愚者設筵,智者赴宴。 Fools never know when they are well off. 傻瓜永遠不知道他們何時能享福。 49. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. 智者裹足不前,愚者鋌而走險。 50. Fools will be fools. 笨蛋總是笨蛋。 51. Fools will be meddling. 愚者總好無事生非。 52. For age and want save while you may; no morning sun lasts a whole day. 為了年老和急須,要 及時積蓄,因為早晨的太陽,不會整天照耀。 53. For a lost thing care nothing. 一事之失,不必介意。 54. Forbidden fruit is sweet. 禁果分外甜。 55. Force can never destroy right. 暴力絕不能摧毀正義。 56. Forget not that you are a man. 不要忘記你是一個人。 57. Forget others' faults by remembering your own. 想想自己的錯,就會忘卻別人的過。 58. Forgive and forget. 不念舊惡。 59. Forgive others but not yourself. 待人寬,對己嚴。 60. Fortune favours fools. 傻子有傻福。 61. Fortune favours the bold. 勇者天祐。 62. Fortune is fickle. 天有不測風雲,人有旦夕禍福。 63. Fortune is good to him who knows to make good use of her. 知道利用幸福的人才有幸福。 64. Fortune knocks once at least at every man's door. 人人都有鴻運高照之日。 65. Fortune often rewards with interest those that have patience to wait for her. 只要有耐心,總會 走好運。 66. Fortune smiles upon the brave and frowns upon the coward. 幸運喜歡勇敢的人,而不喜歡怯 懦的人。 67. Fortune to one is mother, to another is stepmother. 命運對一種人如親娘,對另一種人卻是 晚娘。 68. Four eyes see more than two. 人多識廣。 69. Friendless is the dead. 沒有朋友者,等於是死人。 70. Friends are like fiddle-strings, they must not be screwed too tight. 朋友像琴弦,不能太擰緊。 71. Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom. 交往過密過疏,都會失去朋友。 72. Friends are thieves of time. 交朋友,費時間。 73. Friendship cannot stand always on one side. 來而不往非禮也。 74. Friendship is love with understanding. 友誼是愛加上諒解。 75. Friendship multiplies joys and divides griefs. 友誼可以增添歡樂,可以分擔憂愁。 76. Friendship ---- one soul in two bodies. 友誼是兩人一條心。 77. Friendship should not be all on one side. 友誼不該只是單方面的事。 78. Friendship the older it grows the stronger it is. 友誼地久天長。 79. Friends may meet, but mountains never greet. 朋友可相逢,高山永分離。

80. Friends must part. 天下無不散之筵席。 81. From a little spark may burst a mighty flame. 星星之火可以燎原。 82. From hearing comes wisdom; from speaking, repentance. 多聽增智慧,多言生後悔。 83. From saving comes having. 富有來自節約。 84. From short pleasure long repentance. 痛快一時,悔恨終身。 85. From the father comes honour; from the mother, comfort. 榮譽由父次,安慰由母與。 86. Frugality is an estate alone. 僅僅節約就是一筆財產。 87. Fruit ripens not well in the shade. 陰涼處的果子不會成熟。 88. Full belies make empty skulls. 大腹便便,頭腦空虛。 G 共 59 條 1. 2. 3. 4. Gain got by a lie will burn one's fingers. 靠欺騙得來的利益會使自己受害。 Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. 有花堪折直須折。 Genius often betrays itself into great errors. 天才常被天才誤。 Gifts from enemies are dangerous. 敵人禮,藏危險。 5. Give a dog a bad name and hang him. 欲加之罪,何患無詞。 6. Give a fool rope enough and he will hang himself. 授繩與愚,愚能自傅。 7. Give a lark to catch a kite. 得不償失。 8. Give as good as one gets. 以其人之道,還治其人之身。 9. Give a thief rope enough and he will hang himself. 多行不義必自斃。 10. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice. 要多聽少說。 11. Give hostages to fortune. 聽天由命。 12. Glory, honour, wealth, and rank, such things are nothing but shadows. 富貴如浮雲。 13. Glory is the shadow of virtue. 光榮是美德的影子。 14. God defend me from my friends; form my enemy I can defend myself. 防友靠天,防敵靠己。 15. God helps those who help themselves. 自助者天助之。 16. God never shuts one door but he opens another. 天無絕人之路。 17. God sends fortune to fools. 蠢人有蠢福。 18. God sends meat and the devil sends cooks. 鮮肉由天次,劣廚乃鬼遣。 19. Go farther and fare worse. 一動不如一靜。 20. Go for wool and come home shorn. 求得反失。 21. Gold will not buy everything. 黃金不能購買一切。 22. Good children make glad parents. 孩子好,父母笑。 23. Good counsel does no harm. 忠言無害。 24. Good counsel never comes amiss. 忠言有利無害。 25. Good counsel never comes too late. 忠言絕不嫌遲。 26. Good deeds will shine as the stars of heaven. 善行如日月經天。 27. Good fame is better than a good face. 美名勝美貌。

28. Good for good every man can do, good for bad only a noble man can do. 以德報德,人人都能 做到;以德報怨只有高尚的人才能辦到。 29. Good health is above wealth. 健康重於財富。 30. Good news goes on crutches. 好事不出門。 31. Goods are theirs that enjoy them. 能享受自己財產的人是財產的真正主人。 32. Good to begin well, better to end well. 善始好,善終更好。 33. Good watch prevents misfortune. 有備無患。 34. Good wine needs no bush. 酒好客自來。 35. Good wine needs no cries. 好酒無需叫賣。 36. Good words and ill deeds decieve wise men and fools. 話好行為劣,欺騙智和愚。 37. Good words without deeds are rushes and reeds. 光說好話而不見行動,一文不值。 38. Gossiping and lying go hand in hand. 搬事弄非者,必是撒謊人。 39. Go to bed with the lamb and rise with the lark. 早睡早起。 40. Govern your thoughts when alone, and your tongue when in company. 一人獨處慎于思,與人 相處慎於言。 41. Grain by grain and hen fills her belly. 一粒一粒啄米,母雞填飽肚皮。 42. Grasp all, lose all. 貪多必失。 43. Grasp the nettle and it won't sting you. 困難像彈簧,你硬它就軟。 44. Grasp the shadow and let go the substance. 捨本逐末。 45. Grasp the thistle firmly. 毅然處理困難局面。 46. Great barkers are no biters. 吠犬不咬。 47. Great boast, small roast. 說得天花亂墜,成事微乎其微。 48. Great designs require great consideration. 宏偉的計劃須要慎重考慮。 49. Greatest genius often lies concealed. 大智若愚。 50. Great hopes make great man. 大希望造就大人物。 51. Great men are not always wise. 偉大的人物未必總是英明的。 52. Great men have great faults. 偉人也會鑄大錯。 53. Great minds think alike. 英雄所見略同。 54. Great oaks from little acorns grow. 萬丈高樓平地起。 55. Great souls suffer in silence. 偉人受苦,聲色不露。 56. Great talkers are commonly liars. 能言的人謊話多。 57. Great talkers are little doers. 人好說大話,並非實干家。 58. Great talkers are not great doers. 其人說得多,做得不會多。 59. Great winds blow upon high hills. 樹大招風。 H 共 229 條 1. Habit cures habit. 新風移舊俗。 2. Habit is second nature. 習慣成自然。 3. Half a tale is enough for a wise man. 聰明人凡事只須聽一半,就會明白究竟。

4. Half a loaf is better then no bread. 半塊麵包亦勝無。 5. Half the world knows not how the other half lives. 富人不知窮人苦。 6. Hang up one's fiddle when one comes home. 在外談笑風生,在家悶悶不樂。 7. Hang up one's hat in another's house. 在別人家裡久留不去,長期居住。 8. Happiness consists in contentment. 知足常樂。 9. Happiness takes no account of time. 幸福不覺光陰過。 10. Happy is he that is happy in childhood. 童年時代快樂的人是幸福的。 11. Happy is he that is happy in his children. 對自己孩子感到高興的,才是幸福的人。 12. Happy is he who knows his follies in his youth. 記得青年時所做的愚笨事的人是幸福的。 13. Happy is he who owes nothing. 無債一身輕。 14. Happy is the man that owes nothing. 無債一身輕。 15. Hardships never come alone. 禍不單行。 16. Hard words break no bones, fine words butter no parsnips. 粗話無害,甘言無益。 17. Hares may pull dead lions by the beard. 虎落平陽被犬欺。 18. Harm set, harm get. 自作自受。 19. Harm watch, harm catch. 害人反害己。 20. Haste makes waste. 拔苗助長。 21. Hasty climbers have sudden falls. 大起者有大落。 22. Hasty love is soon hot and soon cold. 草草率率談戀愛,熱得快也冷得快。 23. Hasty love, soon cold. 匆忙的愛情冷得快。 24. Hatred is blind as well as love. 愛情與仇恨同樣是盲目的。 25. Have but few friends though many acquaintances. 朋友要少,熟人要多。 26. Hawks will not pick hawks' eyes out. 同類不相殘。 27. He alone is happy who commands his passions. 只有控制感情的人,才會幸福。 28. He alone is poor who does not possess knowledge. 沒有知識,才是貧窮。 29. Health and cheerfulness mutually beget each other. 健康愉快,相生相成。 30. Health and understanding are the two great blessing of life. 健康和融洽是人生兩大幸事。 31. Health does not consist with intemperance. 健康和放縱,彼此不相容。 32. Health is above wealth. 健康勝於財富。 33. Health is better than wealth. 健康勝於財富。 34. Health is happiness. 健康就是幸福。 35. Health is not valued till sickness comes. 有病方知無病樂。 36. Heaven helps those who help themselves. 天助自助者。 37. Heaven's vengeance is slow but sure. 天網恢恢,疏而不漏。 38. He bears misery best who hides it most. 最會隱瞞痛苦者,乃是最善忍受痛苦人。 39. He can who belive he can. 40. He dances well to whom fortune pipes. 鴻運來時,百事順遂。 41. He deserves not the sweet that will not taste the sour. 吃過苦頭,才配享受。 42. Hedges have eyes, and walls have ears. 籬笆有眼,隔牆有耳。 43. He dies like a beast who has done no good while he lived. 生時不做好事,死了像個畜生。

44. He gives twice that gives in a trice. 即刻就給予,等於給兩次。 45. He is a fool who cannot be angry, but he is a wise man who will not. 愚笨人不會發怒,聰明 人不願發怒。 46. He is a good friend that speaks well of us behind our backs. 背後說人好話的夠朋友。 47. He is a good man whom fortune makes better. 好人走運人更好。 48. He is a wise man who speaks little. 聰明的人話不多。 49. He is lifeless that is faultless. 人孰無過。 50. He is never alone that is in the company of noble thoughts. 思想崇高者,絕不會孤獨。 51. He is not a wise man who cannot play the fool on occasion. 不能偶而裝瘋賣傻,就不是一個 聰明人。 52. He is not fit to command others that cannot command himself. 正人先正己。 53. He is rich enough who has true friends. 有真朋友的人是富翁。 54. He is rich enough who owes nothing. 無債就是富。 55. He is the wise man who is the honest man. 誠實的人就是聰明的人。 56. He is the wisest man who does not think himself so. 不自以為聰明的人是最聰明的人。 57. He is truly happy who makes others happy. 真正幸福的是使人幸福的人。 58. He is unfortunate who cannot bear misfortune. 不能承受不幸的就是不幸。 59. He is unworthy to live who lives only for himself. 為己而生,生而可恥。 60. He is wise that hath wit enough for his own affairs. 聰明的人有足夠的才智處理自己的事情。 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. He is wise that is honest. 誠實者明智。 He is wise that knows when he's well enough. 知足的人是聰明的人。 He jests at scars, that never felt a wound. 富人不知窮人苦。 He knocks boldly at the door who brings good news. 彼叩門聲響,必來報佳音。 He knows best what good is that has endured evil. 忍過痛受過苦,最知幸福是何物。 He knows enough that can live and hold his peace. 見多識廣者沈默寡言。 He knows most who speaks least. 大智者寡於言。 He knows much who knows how to hold his tongue. 懂得緘默的是明白人。 He laughs best who laughs last. 誰笑在最後,誰笑得最好。 He lives long that lives well. 活得好等於活得長。 He lives twice who lives well. 生活得好的等於生活了兩次。 72. He may well be contented who need neither borrow nor flatter. 一個既不用借債又不用奉承 人的人,可以稱得上心滿意足。 73. He most lives who lives most for others. 活著對別人貢獻最多的人,活得最有意義。 74. He must needs go whom the devil drives. 勢在必行。 75. He must needs swim that is held up by the chin. 身不由己,只得從命。 76. He preaches best who lives best. 言教不如身教。 77. He that boasts of his own knowledge proclaims ignorance. 誇耀知識實乃無知。 78. He that cannot ask cannot live. 不會求者不會生。 79. He that climbs high falls heavily. 爬得高,跌得重。

80. He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it. 做賊心虛。 81. He that converses not knows nothing. 不和人交談的人一無所知。 82. He that deceives me once, shame fall him, if he deceives me twice, shame fall me. 受騙一次, 別人可恥;受騙二次,自己該死。 83. He that doth lend, doth lose his friend. 失友都因借錢起。 84. He that doth most at once doth least. 想一次做完什麼事,結果一件也做不完。 85. He that doth what he will doth not what he ought. 為其所欲為者不為其所當為。 86. He that falls today may be up again tomorrow. 今天跌倒的人也許明天會站起來。 87. He that fears death lives not. 怕死者活不了。 88. He that fears every bush must never go a-birding. 疑神疑鬼,絕無收穫。 89. He that fears you present, will hate you absent. 當面怕你的人背後會恨你。 90. He that gains time gains all things. 獲得時間就是獲得一切。 91. He that gains well and spends well needs no account book. 收支正當,無須記帳。 92. He that goes to bed thirsty rises healthy. 忍渴上床,起身健康。 93. He that has a full purse never wants a friend. 只要袋裡有,不愁沒朋友。 94. He that has a great nose thinks everybody is speaking of it. 做賊心虛。 95. He that has a tongue in his head may find his way anywhere. 遇事多問,隨處可行。 96. He that has a wife has a master. 娶了妻娶了個主人。 97. He that has no children knows not what is love. 沒有孩子的人,不懂什麼叫愛。 98. He that hath time hath life. 有時間,就有生活。 99. He that is angry is seldom at ease. 怒者寡寧。 100.He that is full of himself is very empty. 自滿的人是很空虛的。 101.He that is ill to himself will be good to nobody. 不知自愛的人也不會愛別人。 102.He that is master must serve. 主人必須會服務。 103.He that is master of himself will soon be master of others. 能主宰自己的人不久就可以主宰 別人。 104.He that knows not how to hold his tongue knows not how to talk. 不知緘口的不善言。 105.He that knows nothing, doubts nothing. 無知就無疑。 106.He that lies down with dogs must rise up with fleas. 近朱者赤,近墨者黑。 107.He that lives long suffers much. 長壽的人多憂患。 108.He that lives well is learned enough. 生活好者,博學多才。 109.He that liveth wickedly can hardly die honestly. 生而缺德,死必寡誠。 110.He that marries for wealth sells his liberty. 為財富而結婚就是出賣自由。 111.He that never climbed never fell. 不向上爬的也不會下跌。 112.He that never rode never fell. 不騎馬就永不會從馬上跌下。 113.He that once deceived is never suspected. 一次行詐騙,永遠遇疑嫌。 114.He that returns good for evil obtains the victory. 以德報怨的人得到勝利。 115.He that runs fastest gets the ring. 捷足先登。 116.He that serves God for money will serve the devil for better wages. 求財而供神者必倍求而敬 鬼。

117.He that spares the bad injures the good. 饒恕壞人便是傷害好人。 118.He that sups with the devil must have a long spoon. 與惡人交往,須特別提防。 119.He that talks much erre much. 言多必失。 120.He that talks much lies much. 多嘴的人說謊也多。 121.He that travels far knows much. 見多識廣。 122.He that trusts in a lie shall perish in truth. 相信謊話的人必將在真理前滅亡。 123.He that walks with wise men should be wise. 與智者行即得其智。 124.He that will eat the nut must first crack the shell. 欲所得,必先勞。 125.He that will have his farm full, must keep an old cock and a young bull. 要使農家富又足,必 須養雞又養牛。 126.He that will lie will steal. 說謊者必行竊。 127.He that will not work shall not eat. 不工作者不得食。 128.He that will steal an egg will steal an ox. 會偷蛋的,也會偷牛。 129.He that will swear will lie. 賭咒的人是說謊的人。 130.He that will take the bird must not scare it. 欲捉鳥莫驚鳥。 131.He that will thrive must rise at five. 五更起床,百事興旺。 132.He that would command must serve. 欲做先生,先做學生。 133.He that would eat the fruit must climb the tree. 不勞無獲。 134.He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens. 欲圖逸,得先勞。 135.He that would know what shall be must consider what has been. 欲知未然,須思已然。 136.He that would live in peace and rest must hear and see, and say the best. 要想太太平平,生活 安定,必須耳聰目明,善言動聽。 137.He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin. 欲得女兒歡,先遂其母意。 138.He warms too near that burns. 取暖太近火,會被火灼傷。 139.He who avoids temptation avoids the sin. 避誘惑,免罪惡。 140.He who blames one to his face is a hero, but he who backbites is a coward. 當面責人是英雄, 背後中傷是懦夫。 141.He who buys what he does not need will often need what he cannot buy. 平時隨便買,需時無 錢買。 142.He who cannot hold his peace will never live at ease. 嘴巴不緊,生活不寧。 143.He who can suppress a moment's anger may prevent a day of sorrow. 能忍一時氣,可免一日 優。 144.He who despises small things seldom grows rich. 小錢不計,大錢不聚。 145.He who does no good, does evil enough. 好事不做,壞事做絕。 146.He who does not advance falls backward. 不進則退。 147.He who does not gain loses. 無所得即有所失。 148.He who does not honour his wife, dishonours himself. 人不貴妻,自我丟臉。 149.He who does not rise early never does a good day's work. 起身不早,一天的工作難做好。 150.He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. 怕吃敗仗的就要打敗仗。 151.He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear. 怕吃苦頭的反因怕而吃苦頭。

152.He who follows two hares is sure to catch neither. 追逐兩隻兔,兩頭都落空。 153.He who handles a nettle tenderly is soonest stung. 與惡人交往而講仁義,必受其害。 154.He who has a mind to beat his dog will easily find his stick. 欲加之罪,何患無辭。 155.He who has done ill once will do it again. 幹了一次壞事的人會再干第二次。 156.He who has health, has hope, and he who has hope, everything. 身體好就有希望,有希望就 有一切。 157.He who has lost his good name is a dead man among the living. 喪失好名譽,猶如活死人。 158.He who has lost shame is lost to all virtue. 沒有廉恥心,沒有好德行。 159.He who has no shame has no conscience. 沒有廉恥的人,沒有良心。 160.He who has not tasted bitter knows not what sweet is. 不吃苦中苦,哪知甜中甜。 161.He who hesitates is lost. 舉棋不定,坐失良機。 162.He who imagines that he has knowledge enough has none. 自以為學識豐富的人是沒有什麼 學問的人。 163.He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning. 害怕問者恥於學。 164.He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning. 恥於問者恥於學。 165.He who is born a fool is never cured. 生成的傻子總是治不好的。 166.He who knows most speaks least. 懂得多的說得少。 167.He who laughs at crooked men should need walk very straight. 正人先正己。 168.He who likes borrowing dislikes paying. 愛借錢者不愛還錢。 169.He who lives by hope will die by hunger. 靠希望生活的人將飢餓而死。 170.He who lives in glass house should not throw stones. 正人先正己。 171.He who makes constant complaint gets little compassion. 經常訴苦抱怨,難以博得同情。 172.He who makes himself a dove is eaten by the hawk. 弱肉強食。 173.He who makes no mistakes, makes nothing. 不犯錯誤,成不了事。 174.He who never was sick dics the first. 永不生病的人往往一病致命。 175.He who overcomes his anger subdues his greatest enemy. 克制火氣就是克制強敵。 176.He who plays with fire gets burned. 玩火者必自焚。 177.He who pleased everybody died before he was born. 眾口難調。 178.He who purposes to be an author, should first be a student. 想當作家,相當學生。 179.He who receives a benefit should never forget it; he who bestows one should never remember it. 受惠不忘,施恩不記。 180.He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount. 騎虎者難下。 181.He who risks nothing, gains nothing. 不入虎穴,焉得虎子。 182.He who says what he likes shall hear what he does not like. 歡喜說他歡喜的話者將要聽到他 不歡喜的話。 183.He who sees through life and death will meet with most success. 看破生死者,大多會成功。 184.He who shareth honey with the bear hath the least part of it. 與熊分蜜糖,得不到多少。 185.He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. 講禮貌的得 友情,好心腸的得感情。

186.He who spends more than he should, shall not have to spare when he would. 不該花的亂花, 要花時沒有花。 187.He who stands alone has no power. 孤掌難鳴。 188.He who touches pitch will be difiled. 近墨者黑 189.He who wants a mule without fault, must walk on foot. 如要騾子無缺點,只有自己徒步行。 190.He who wills success is half way to it. 下定決心成功的人是成功了一半。 191.He who would catch fish mush not mind getting wet. 欲擒龍王,就得下海。 192.He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom. 爬梯必須從底層開始。 193.He who would search for pearls must dive below(or deep). 欲尋珍珠,須潛水下。 194.He will always be a slave who knows not how to earn and save. 不懂掙錢和積財,只能永遠 當奴才。 195.He works best who knows his trade. 內行的人做他的事一定會做得最好。 196.Hide nothing from thy physician. 切莫諱疾忌醫。 197.Hide one's talents in a napkin. 埋沒自己的才能。 198.His heart cannot be pure whose tongue is not clear. 嘴不淨者心不純。 199.History repeats itself. 歷史本身常重演。 200.Hoist your sail when the wind is fair. 隨機應變。 201.Hold fast when you have it. 緊握你手中之物。 202.Hold (or Run) with the hare and run (or hunt) with the hounds. 兩面討好。 203.Home is home, though never so homely. 不如歸去。 204.Honest men marry soon, wise men not at all. 誠實的人馬上結婚,聰明的人就不這樣。 205.Honesty is the best policy. 誠實是上策。 206.Honesty may be dear bought, but can never be an ill penny-worth. 出高價買來的誠實,不會 永遠沒有價值。 207.Honey is sweet, but the bee stings. 蜜糖是甜的,但蜜蜂會螫人。 208.Honour and profit lie not in one sack. 榮譽和利益不能並存。 209.Honours change manners. 榮譽能改變人的禮貌。 210.Honour to whom honour is due. 榮譽歸於應得榮譽的人。 211.Hope deferred makes the heart sick. 希望遲遲未實現,使人心煩意撩亂。 212.Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. 作最好的希望,作最壞的打算。 213.Hope is a good breakfast, but a bad supper. 希望是美味的早點,但又是難嚥的晚餐。 214.Hope is but the dream of those that wake. 希望是清醒者的夢想。 215.Hope is life and life is hope. 希望才有人生,人生要有希望。 216.Hope often deludes the foolish man. 希望常欺愚笨漢。 217.Hope springs eternal (in the human breast). 希望會產生,永遠無窮盡。 怎 218.How shall I do to love? Believe. How shall I do to believe? Love. 怎樣對待愛情?要相信。 樣才能相信?要有愛情。 219.Human pride is human weakness. 驕傲是人類的弱點。 220.Humility is the foundation of all virtue. 謙遜是一切美德的基礎。 221.Humility often gains more than pride. 謙遜往往比驕傲受益更多。

222.Hunger breaks stone wall. 飢餓不饒人。 223.Hunger fetches the wolf out of the woods. 飢餓引狼出森林。 224.Hunger finds no fault with the cookery. 飢不擇食。 225.Hunger is the best sauce. 饑者口中盡佳餚。 226.Hunger knows no friend. 饑難周友。 227.Hunger will relish the plainest fare. 飢不擇食。 228.Hungry belies have no ears. 饑寒起盜心。 229.Hungry dogs will eat dirty puddings. 飢不擇食。 I 共 20 9 條 1. I am cought between the devil and the deep blue sea. 進退維谷。 2. I am not a slave, I am not a captive, and by energy I can overcome the greater obstacles. 我不是 奴隸,也不是俘虜,我有力量可以克服更大的艱難險阻。 3. I am not now that which I have been. (I am not what I used to be.) 今日之我已非昔日之我。 4. I am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. 我不僅要使自己有才智, 而且也要使別人有才智。 5. I believe the first test of truly great man is his humility. 一個真正偉大的人,對他的第一個 考驗就是看他是否謙遜。 6. I cannot be your friend and your flatterer too. 我不能既是你的朋友,而又對你阿諛奉承。 7. I count myself in nothing else so happy as in a soul remem-bering my good friends. 我認為,只 有在腦海中想起好朋友時我才會那樣快樂。 8. Ideals are like the stars -- we never reach them, but like mariners, we chart our course by them. 理想好像星星,不能摘到,但我們猶如水手,可借它指引航向。 9. Idle folks have most labour. 懶漢總嫌活太多。 10. Idle folks lack no excuses. 懶漢辯解,何患無詞。 11. Idleness is the key of beggary, and the root of all evil. 懶惰是行乞的敲門磚,是萬惡的根源。 12. Idleness is the root (or mother) of all evil (or sin or vice). 懶惰是萬惡之源。 13. Idleness is the rust of the mind. 懶惰使腦子生銹。 14. Idleness rusts the mind. 懶惰使人的頭腦遲鈍。 15. Idle young, needy old. 少壯不努力,老大徒傷悲。 16. If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him. 傻瓜惹著你,你別跟他纏。 17. If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. 如果倒空錢袋,裝 入腦袋,那就無人能夠把錢奪走。 18. If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certaintics. 如果以肯定開始,必將以懷疑告終;如果願以懷疑開始, 必將以肯定告終。 19. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. 初試不成功,努力勿懈怠。

20. If doctors fail thee, be these three thy doctors; rest, cheerful-ness, and moderate diet. 如果醫藥 不能幫助,那麼注意三件事︰休息,愉快,飲食調和。 21. If each would sweep before his own door, we should have a clean city (or street). 眾擎易舉。 22. I fear the Greeks, even when bringing gifts. 敵人獻禮品,千萬莫輕信。 23. If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself. 注意好品行,自有美名聲。 24. If it is not right, do not do it; if it is not true, do not say it. (If it is not broken, do not fix it.) 不正 確的事不做,不真實的話不說。 25. If it were not for hope, the heart would break. 人是靠希望活著的。 26. If matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. 重要的並不在於一個人怎樣死,而是在於 他怎樣生。 27. If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. 不做金錢的主人,就會做金錢的奴隸。 28. If nobody loves you, be sure it is your own fault. 如果沒有人愛你,肯定是你自己有問題。 29. If one desires to succeed in anything, he must pay the price. 如果想做成點事,就得付出代價 一干。 30. If the beard were all, the goat might preach. 如果有了 需就什麼都行,那麼山羊也可以說 教了。 31. If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. 問道於盲,無益於事。 32. If the counsel be good no matter who gave it. 只要忠告中肯,誰提都行。 33. If the eye do no admire, the heart will not desire. 眼不饞,心不貪。 34. If the old dog barks, he gives counsel. 如果老狗叫,他是給忠告。 35. If the pills were pleasant, they would not be gilded. 丸藥不苦不會加糖衣。 36. If there be neither snow nor rain, then will be dear all sorts of grain. 雨雪不調,五穀價高。 37. If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun. 吃得苦中苦,方知甜中甜。 38. If the sky fll (or falls), we shall catch larks. 異想天開 39. If they say you are good, ask yourself if it be ture. 若有人稱讚你,要自問對不對。 40. If things were to be done twice all would be wise. 事事倘能做兩次,人人都可稱明智。 41. If two men ride on a horse, one must ride behind. 兩人同騎一馬,必有一人在後。 42. If we are bound to forgive an enemy we are not bound to trust him. 如果我們決定寬恕一個敵 人,但決不能相信他。 43. If we cannot get what we like, we have to like what we can get. 隨遇而安。 44. If wise men play the fool, they do it with a vengeance. 智者幹傻事,愚蠢到極點。 45. If wishes were horses, beggars might ride. 願望不等於事實。 46. If you agree to carry the calf, they'll make you carry the cow. 得寸進尺。 47. If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself; if you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you. 運氣太好,得意忘形;運氣太壞,無人理會。 48. If you can be well without health you may be happy without virtue. 如果不健康而能強強壯壯, 那麼無美德也可快快樂樂。 49. If you cannot bite, never show your teeth. 不能打仗,切莫出兵。

50. If you cannot have the best, make the best of what you have. 如果你不能有最好的,你就充 分利用你現有的吧。 51. If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully. 倘君指揮有方,人人欣然聽命。 52. If you confer a benefit, never remember it; if you receive one, remember it always. 施恩勿記, 受恩勿忘。 53. If you dance you must pay the fiddler. 要想尋歡作樂,代價非付不可。 54. If you don't aim high you will never hit high. 不立大志,難攀高峰。 55. If you have no hand, you cannot make a fist. 巧婦難為無米之炊。 56. If you lie upon roses when young, you'll lie upon thorns when old. 年青時躺在玫瑰上,老年 時就會躺在荊棘上。 57. If you live with a lame person, you will learn to limp. 遠朱者赤,近墨者黑。 58. If you remove stone by stone, even a mountain will be levelled. 一塊一塊把石移,高山也可 變平地。 59. If you run after two heares, you will catch neither. 兩頭落空。 60. If you sell the cow, you sell her milk too. 蝕了本也輸了利。 61. If you swear you will catch no fish. 咒罵無益,於事無濟。 62. If you trust before you try, you may repent before you die. 不試就相信,死前要悔恨。 63. If you want a pretence to whip a dog, say that he ate the frying-pam. 欲加之罪,何患無辭。 64. If you want a thing (well) done, do it yourself. 要想做好事情,就要自己動手。 65. If you want knwledge, you must toil for it. 若要求知識,必須刻苦學習。 66. If you wish for peace, be prepared for war. 想要和平,必須備戰。 67. If you wish good advice, consult an old man. 如要忠告向老人請教。 68. If you would build for your happiness a sure foundation, let the stone for the corner be a good reputation. 若想為快樂奠立可靠的基礎,美好的名聲便是奠基的石頭。 69. If you would have a good wife marry one who has been a good daughter. 想得賢妻子,須娶好 女兒。 70. If you would have a thing well done, do it yourself. 如要是情做得好,你須親自動手搞。 71. If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some, for the that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing. 欲知金錢價,不妨把錢借;借錢味難嘗,使人心悲傷。 72. If you would make an enemy, lend a man money and ask it of him again. 你若想與人成仇結怨, 只要借錢給人再催還。 73. Ignorance is the mother of impudence. 厚顏無恥由於愚昧無知。 74. Ignorance is the mother of suspicions. 無知會多疑。 75. Ignorance of the law excuses no man. 對法律不知不能免罪。 76. I hate to see things done by halves. -- If it be right, do it boldly, --if it be wrong, leave it undone. 事情不要做一半;對的,就做下去,不對,就丟開。 77. I have no secret of success but hard work. 成功無秘訣,只是努力幹。 78. I know him not should I meet him in my pottage dish. 酒肉之交非朋友。 79. I know no such thing as genius, it is nothing but labour and diligence. 是上無天才,勤學加苦 練。

80. Ill air slays sooner thant the sword. 污濁的空氣殺人比刀還要快。 81. Ill-gotten goods never prosper. 發橫財,家不發 82. Ill (or Evil) gotten, ill (or evil) spent. 悖入悖出。 83. Ill-gotten wealth never thrives. 悖入悖出。 84. Ill news comes space. 惡事傳千里。 85. Ill news flies fast. 惡事傳千里。 86. Ill news never comes too late 壞消息來得快。 87. Ill news travels fast. 壞事傳千里。 88. Imagination is more important than knowledge. 想像力比知識更重要。 89. Imagination is sometimes more vivid than reality. 想像有時比現實生動得多。 90. Imagination is the source of creation. 想像是創作之源。 91. I might say that success is won by three things: first, effort; second, more effort; third, still more effort. 成功之道唯三點︰努力、努力、再努力。 92. Improve your time and your time will improve you. 珍惜時間,時間才會珍惜你。 93. In a calm sea, every man is a pilot. 平靜的海上易駛船。 94. In a great river great fish are found; but take heed lest you be drowned. 發現大河有大魚,可 得注意別溺斃。 95. In all things, it is better to hope than to despair. 凡事抱希望為佳,不應悲觀而失望。 96. In an enemy spots are soon seen. 敵人的缺點容易找。 97. In books, are embalmed the greatest thoughts of all ages. 歷代最偉大的思想都載入史冊而不 朽。 98. In doing we learn. 行而知。 99. Industry if fortune's right hand, and frugality her left. 勤勉是幸福的右手,節儉是幸福的左 手。 100.Industry keeps the body healthy, the mind clear, the heart whole, the purse full. 勤奮使身體健 康,使心情開朗,使思想專注,使經濟充裕。 101.In every beginning think of the end. 思前顧後。 102.In every country dogs bite. 天下的狗都要咬人。 103.In every rank, great or small, 'Tis industry supports us all. 不論高的低的各級人士,所持的 都是勤勞。 104.In for a penny, in for a pound 一不做,二不休。 105.In good years corn is hay, in ill years straw is corn. 豐年五穀賤如草,荒年稻草貴如糧。 106.In life, as in chess, forethought wins 人生如下棋,多謀得勝利。 107.In life's earnest battle they only prevail, who daily march onward and never say fail. 在人生的 搏鬥中,只有日日前進不甘失敗的人,才能獲勝。 108.In moderating, not satisfying, desires, lies peace. 節欲不縱情,心情得安寧。 109.I now know that wars do not end wars. 如今我才弄明白,干戈不能化玉帛。 110.In prosperity caution, in adversity patience. 處順境時要小心,處逆境時要耐心。 111.In prosperity think of adversity. 居安思危。 112.Interest will not lie. 興趣不會說謊。

113.In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider. 順利時要快樂,不利 時要思索。 114.In the deepest water is the best fishing. 絕處能逢生。 115.In the election of a wife, as in a project of war, to err but once is to be undone for ever. 選擇妻 子也像策畫戰爭,一時之錯將成終身之恨。 116.In the end things will mend. 船到橋頭自會直。 117.In the evening one may praise the day. 入夜方能讚美白晝。 118.In the grave the rich and poor lie equal. 人到黃泉,貧富同眠。 119.In the kingdom of blind men the one-eyed man is king. 盲人國裡,獨眼稱王。 120.In the mirror we see the face; in wine, the heart. 明鏡照容顏,醇酒見人心。 121.In the multitude of counsellors there is safety. 謀士多,保安全。 122.In the world, who knows not to swim goes to the bottom. 處世似游泳,不會即下沉。 123.In time of peace prepare for war. 居安思危。 124.In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty; In time of adversity, not one amongst twenty. 富在 深山有遠親,窮在鬧市無人問。 125.In water you may see your own face; in wine, the heart of another 水中可見自己的臉,酒中 可見別人的心。 126.In wine there is truth. 酒後吐真言。 127.In youth the hours are golden in mature years they are silver, in old age they are leaden. 青年時 代是黃金的,壯年時代是白銀的,老年時代是灰鉛的。 128.I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country. 我抱憾的是,只有一次生命能獻 給祖國。 129.I regard that man as lost, who has lost his sense of shame. 我認為,人喪失了廉恥就完了。 130.I say little but I think the more. 我說得少,但我想得多。 131.I slept, and dreamt that life was Beauty, I woke, and found that life was Duty. 睡時夢覺生活是 美事,醒來發現生活是責任。 132.I succeeded because I willed it; I never hesitated. 我成功是因為有決心,從不猶豫。 133.It is dangerous crisis when a proud heart meets with flattering lips 驕傲的心碰上獻媚的嘴, 是最危險不過的。 134.It is a good horse that never stumbles. 良馬不失蹄。 135.It is a good tongue that says no ill, and a better heart that thinks none. 善心不想壞事,好舌不 出惡聲。 136.It is a great art to laugh at your own misfortune. 對己之不幸付之一笑,這是一門偉大的藝 術。 137.It is a long lane that has no turning. 路必有彎。 138.It is an equal failing to trust everybody and trust nobody. 信任任何人和不信任任何人,同樣 是缺點。 139.It is an evil sign too see a fox lick a lamb. 狐狸舔羔羊,這是凶跡象。 140.It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest. 家醜不可外揚。 141.It is a poor heart that never rejoices. 不知世間有樂者最可憐。

142.It is a silly fish, that is caught twice with the same bait. 蠢人才吃兩次虧。 143.It is a silly goose that comes to the fox's sermon. 只有呆鵝才去聽狐狸說教。 144.It is a small flock that has not a black sheep. 家家難免有敗類。 145.It is as well to know which way the wind blows. 識時務者為俊傑。 146.It is a wise father that knows his own child. 父賢知其子。 147.It is better to be alone than in bad company. 無友要比交壞友好。 148.It is better to be clothed in rags, than to be clothed with shame. 寧可穿破衣,不可蒙羞恥。 149.It is better to be safe than sorry. 事後追悔不如事前穩妥。 150.It is better to do well than to say well. 理論好不如實際好。 151.It is better to fight for good than to rail at the ill. 與其抱怨,不如積善。 152.It is better to please a fool than to anger him. 惹得傻瓜發火,不如使他快活。 153.It is better to wear out than to rust out. 與其銹掉,不如用壞。 154.It is dogged (that) does it. 天下無難事,只怕有心人。 155.It is easier to descend than to ascend. 下降容易上升難。 156.It is easier to give good counsel than to follow it. 提出忠告易,照著辦事難。 157.It is easier to pull down than build. 敗事容易成事難。 158.It is easier to raise the devil than to lay him. 養虎易,馴虎難。 159.It is easy to be wise after the event. 當事後諸葛亮容易。 160.It is easy to learn something about everything, but difficult to learn everything about anything. 對每一件事知道一些是容易的,對任何一件事詳細知道是困難的。 161.It is easy to open a shop but hard to keep it always open. 開設店舖易,維持常開難。 162.It is easy to prophesy after the event. 事後諸葛亮,預言頂便當。 163.It is good fishing in troubled waters. 混水之中好摸魚。 164.It is good to be merry at meal. 席間心情愉快是為上策。 165.It is good to have friends in trouble. 在患難時得到朋友是幸運的。 166.It is good to learn at another man's cost. 前車之覆,後車之鑒。 167.It is harder to marry a daughter well than to bring her up well. 養女容易嫁女難。 168.It is hard to please all parties. 取悅各方,談何容易。 169.It is impossible that a man who is false to his friends should be true to his country. 對朋友不義, 不可能對國家效忠。 170.It is more blessed to give than to receive. 施恩比受惠更有福。 171.It is more pain to do nothing than something. 什麼都不做要比做一點更不好受。 172.It is my own fault if I am deceived by the same man twice. 在同一個人那裡上兩次當只能怪 自己。 173.It is no honour for an eagle to vanquish a dove. 老鷹勝鴿,不足為榮。 174.It is not every couple that is a pair. 成雙併非皆配偶。 175.It is not good to make a sleeping lion. 弄醒睡獅不是好事。 176.It is not helps, but obstaceles, not facilities but difficulties, that make men. 造就人的,不是幫 助,而是磨難,不是方便,而是困難。 177.It is not how long but how well we live. 問題不是活得長不長而是活得好不好。

178.It is not shame for a man to learn that which he knows not, whatever be his age. 一個人不論年 齡多大,都要學習不懂的東西,這不是羞恥。 179.It is not the gay coat that makes the gentleman. 君子在德不在衣。 180.It is not work that kills, but worry. 勞動不傷人,憂慮才傷人。 181.It is no use crying over spilt milk. 潑水難收。 182.It is one thing to speak much and another to speak pertinently. 話講得多是一回事,講得恰當 是另一回事。 183.It is right to put everything in its proper use. 凡事都應該用得其所。 184.It is the first step that costs. 萬事開頭難。 185.It is the general rule, that all superior men inherit the elements ofsuperiority from their mother. 一切優秀的人通常都從他們母親那裡繼承優良的因素。 186.It is the nature of every man to err, but only the fool perseveres in the error. 人總不免要犯錯 誤,只有蠢人才堅持不改。 187.It is the nature of folly to see the faults of others and forget his own. 愚蠢的本質是只看到別 人的錯處而忘卻了自己的過失。 188.It is the peculiarity of knowledge that those who really thirst for it always get it. 只要真正渴求 知識,都能得到,這是知識的特點。 189.It is too late to cast anchor when the ship is on the rock. 船觸礁後在拋錨,為時已經太晚了。 190.It is too late to come with the water when the house is burnt down. 馬後炮。 191.It is too late to lock the stable door when the steed is stolen. 賊出關門。 192.It is wisdom sometimes to seem a fool. 大智若愚。 193.It matters not how long we live but how. 問題不是活得多麼長,而是活得怎麼樣。 194.It never rains but it pours. 禍不單行。(不鳴則已,一鳴驚人。) 195.It's a good horse that never stumbles, A good wife that never grumbles. 良馬不失蹄,賢妻不 聒絮。 196.It's a poor heart that never rejoices. 不知人間有樂趣者最可憐。 197.It's a poor mouse that has only on hole. 鼠只有一洞,必先把命送。 198.It's earier to run down the hill than go up. 下山容易上山難。 199.It's easy to fall into a trap, but hard to get out again. 墮入陷阱易,脫離陷阱難。 200.It's hard sailing when there is no wind. 沒有風難航行。 201.It's no sin to sell dear, but a sin to give ill measure. 高價賣不為過,短斤少兩才有罪。 202.It's not the gay coat that makes the gentleman. 君子重德不重衣。 203.It's no use pumping a dry well. 徒勞無益。 204.It takes all sorts to make a world. 萬千事物,形成世界。 205.It takes two to make a quarrel. 要有兩個人才吵得起來。 206.I was born anAmerican; I live an American; I shall die an American. 我生下來是美國人,活 著是美國人,死時也是美國人。 207.I wept when I was born,, and every day shows why. 我生下時啼哭,後來每天的生活說明了 為什麼。

208.I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of good books to read than a king who did not love reading 寧為窮漢住擱樓,擁有好書任我讀,不願身居帝王位,縱有好書不愛 讀。 209.I would rather have the affectionate regard of my fellow men than I would have heaps and mines of gold. 我寧願得到人們的深情至愛,而不願黃金成雄。 J 共 11 條 1. Jack of all trades and master of none. 什麼都會,樣樣不精。 2. Jack of all trades is of no trade. 萬事皆通,一無所長。 3. Jest with an ass and he will flap you in the face with his tail. 你跟驢子開玩笑,將被驢尾打 耳光。 4. Joy and sorrow are next-door neighbours. 是喜是憂難以分。 5. Joy often comes after sorrow, like morning after night. 暮去必將朝至,苦盡常會甜來。 6. Joy put heart into a man. 人逢喜事精神爽。 7. Joy shared with others are more enjoyed. 與人同樂,其樂無窮。 8. Jadge not a book by its cover. 人不可貌相。 9. Judge not according to the appearance. 不要以貌取人。 10. Judge not of men and things at first sight. 審人論事宜謹慎,一見之下莫斷定。 11. Justice has long arms. 天網恢恢,疏而不漏。 K 共 34 條 1. 2. 3. 4. Keep thing seven years and you will find a use for it. 備而不用。 Keep good men company, and you shall be of the number. 近朱者赤。 Keeping is harder than winning. 創業不易,守業更難。 Keep some till more come. 更多的到手以前,要保持手裡的一點。 5. Keep your breath to cool your porridge. 少管閒事。 6. Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards. 婚前張開眼,婚後半閉 月。 7. Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open. 要多看少說。 8. Kill the goose that laid the golden egg. 殺雞取蛋 9. Kind hearts are more than coronets. 善良的心靈勝於顯貴的地位。 10. Kindness always begets kindness. 善有善根。 11. Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. 善良是連結社會的金鏈。 12. Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the dumb understand. 善良為語言,聾子能 天見啞巴懂心間。 13. Kindness is the sunshine of social life. 仁慈是社會生活中的陽光。 14. Kindness will creep where it may not go. 仁慈可進入任何禁地。 15. Kind words are the music of the world. 善言是世上的音樂。

16. Kind words are worth much and cost little. 口頭方便不費力。 17. Kind words butter no parsnips. 畫餅充飢。 18. Kinsman helps kinsman, but woe to him that hath nothing. 親幫親,鄰幫鄰,無親無助你倒 霉。 19. Knavery may serve, but honestyis best. 欺詐可能得計,但誠實總是上策。 20. Knowledge advances by steps not by leaps. 知識的獲得是循序漸進而不是突飛猛進的。 21. Knowledge comes from experience alone. 知識來自經驗。 22. Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in an advanced age; and if we do not plant it when young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. 學識可使老年時舒 適地退隱和有所寄托;但如果年青時不使它紮下根,老年就得不到它的庇護。 23. Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. 知識是一座寶庫,實踐是打開寶庫的 鑰匙。 24. Knowledge is long, life is short. 吾生有涯,而知無涯。 25. Knowledge is of two kinds, we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. 知識有兩種,一種是我們自己知道的東西,另一種是知道哪裡可以 找到有關的資料。 26. Knowledge is power. 知識就是力量。 27. Knowledge is the antidote to fear. 知識可以解除恐懼。 28. Knowledge is the most precious treasure of all things, because it can never be given away, nor stolen nor consumed. 知識是萬物中最珍貴的財寶,丟不掉,偷不走,也不會損耗。 29. Knowledge makes humble; ignorance makes proud. 知識令人謙虛;無知使人驕傲。 30. Knowledge will not be aquired without pain and application. 不花力氣,不下功夫是得不到 知識的。 31. Knowledge without practice makes but half an artist. 只有知識而無實踐,只能造就半瓢水 的藝術家。 32. Know something like the palm of one's hand. 熟知其事,瞭如指掌。 33. Know something of everything and everything of something. 既要有一般常識,又要有專業 知識。 34. Know thyself. 知道你自己。 L 共 15 5 條 1. 2. 3. 4. Labour is light where love doth pay. 愛情作酬報,勞苦必輕鬆。 Labour is often the father of pleasure. 勤勞常為快樂之源。 Labour is the capital of our working men. 勞動力是勞動人民的資本。 Lack of knowledge is darker than night. 沒有知識比黑夜還要黑。 5. Late repentance is seldom true. 後悔少有誠意。 6. Laugh and grow fat. 心寬體胖。 7. Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone. 你笑,人人陪你笑;你哭, 惟獨你自哭。

8. Laugh at your ills, And save doctors' bills. 生病不憂慮,節省醫藥費。 9. Laugh before breakfast you'll cry before supper. 樂極生悲。 10. Law makers should not be law breakers. 正人先正己。 11. Laws catch flies but let hornets go free. 法網只捉蒼蠅,不捉黃蜂。 12. Lawsuits consume time, and money, and rest, and friends. 訴訟將消耗時間、金錢、休息和失 去朋友。 13. Lazy folks take the most pains. 懶漢多吃苦。 14. Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age. 學問在 得意時是裝飾品,失意時是庇護所,年老時是供應品。 15. Learning is wealth to the poor, an honour to the rich, an aid to the young, and a support and comfort to the aged. 學問是窮人的財富,是富人的榮譽,是青年的幫助,是老年的支持 和安慰。 16. Learning makes a good man better and ill man worse. 知識能使好人更好,壞人更壞。 17. Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous. 學而不思則罔, 思而不學則殆。 18. Learn to creep before you leap. 循序漸進。 19. Learn to say before you sing. 按部就班。 20. Learn to suffer without complaining; that is the best thing I can teach you. 要學會受痛苦而不 怨,這是我教你的至要之事。 21. Learn to walk before you run. 循序漸進。 22. Learn wisdom by the follies of others. 要從別人的愚行中學到聰明。 23. Learn young, learn fair. 學習趁年輕,既學就學好。 24. Least said, soonest mended. 多說反壞事。 25. Lend your money and lose your friend. 賠了夫人又折兵。 26. Let beggars match with beggars. 龍配龍,鳳配鳳。 27. Let bygones be bygones. 既往不昝。 28. Let difficulties occur but not the loss of courage. 縱使困難重重,也不喪失勇氣。 29. Let every man praise the bridge he goes over. 飲水思源。 30. Let every man speak well of the bridge theat carries him over. 飲水思源。 31. Let every tub stand on its own bottom. 各人管各人自己。 32. Let not the cobbler go beyond his last. 安分守己。 33. Let not the sun go down upon thy wrath. 日落之前,平息你的怒火吧。 34. Let our object be our courtry, our whole country, and nothing but our country. 我們的心目中要 有國家,要有整個國家,而且只有我們的國家別如其他。 35. Let's cross the bridge when we come to it. 既來之,則安之。 36. Let sleeping dogs lie. 不要惹事生非。 37. Let the cobbler stick to his last. 安分守己。 38. Let the dead bury the dead. 往事不重提。 39. Let the hands get busy, not the mouth. 手要勤勞,嘴莫多說。 40. Let things take their course. 聽其自然。

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Let your yea be yea and your nay be nay. 是就是,非就非。 Liars have need of good memories. 謊言者要有好的記憶力。 Liars should have good memories. 說謊的人應有好的記性。 Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by law. 自由就是做法律許可做 的事情的權力。 45. Liberty is not licence. 自由不是放縱。 46. Liberty often degenerates into lawlessness. 自由隨便,經常墮落到無法無天。 47. Lie in (oron) the bed one has made. 自作自受。 48. Lies have short legs. 謊言是站不住腳的。 49. Life is a battle from cradle to grave. 人生是一場從生到死的戰鬥。 50. Life is a comedy to him who thinks and a tragedy to him who feels. 對善思考者,人生為喜劇; 對憑感覺者,人生為悲劇。 51. Life is a flower of which love is the honey. 人生是花朵,愛情是花蜜。 52. Life is a shuttle 生活猶如梭子。 53. Life is but a span. 人生如朝露。 54. Life is compared to voyage. 人生好比是航海。 55. Life is half spent before we know what it is. 等到認識人生,已經一半過去了。 56. Life is long if you know how to use it. 如果懂得好好利用,生命就長了。 57. Life if made up of little things. 生活是由瑣事構成的。 58. Life is measured by thought and action, not by time. 生命的價值是用思想和行為來衡量的, 而不是壽命的長短。 59. Life is not all beer and skittles. 人生並不全是吃喝玩樂。 60. Life is not so short but there is time enougn for courtesy. 人生雖短,但表示禮貌的時間還是 足夠的。 61. Life is short and time is fleeting 人生短暫,光陰易逝。 62. Life is sweet. 生命是甜美的。 63. Life, to be worthy of a rational being, must be always in progression. 人生必須永遠前進,才 不愧為有理智的人。 64. Life without a friend is death without a witness. 在世無朋友,死後無證人。 65. Lightly come, lightly go. 易得易失。 66. Light troubles speak; great troubles are silent. 小困難,大聲叫嚷;大困難,悶生不響。 67. Like attracts like. 物以類聚。 68. Like author, like book. 書如其人。 69. Like begets like. 有其父必有其子。 70. Like cow, like calf. 有其父必有其子。 71. Like cures like. 以毒攻毒。 72. Like draws to like. 物以類聚。 73. Like draws to like the whole world over. 物以類聚,世間皆如此。 74. Like father, like son. 有其父必有其子。 75. Like knows like. 英雄識英雄。

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Like mother, like daughter. 有其母必有其女。 Like teacher, like pupil. 有其師必有其徒。 Like tree, like fruit. 有其因必有其果。 Little boats must keep the shores. 小船不能航行遠。 Little bodies may have great souls. 小小的軀體會有偉大的心靈。 Littel chips light great fires. 星星之火,可以燎原。 Little pigeons can carry great messages. 少年也可以成大事。 Little pitchers have great (or large) ears. 小孩子耳朵長。 84. Little strokes fell great oaks. 水滴石穿。 85. Little thieves are hanged, but great one's escape. 竊鉤者誅,竊國者侯。 86. Little things amuse little minds. 小人志卑。 87. Little wealth, little care. 財少寡憂。 88. Live and learn. 活到老,學到老。 89. Live and let live. 自己生活,也要讓他人生活。 90. Live to learn and learn to live. 生而學之,學而生之。 91. Living without an aim is like sailing without a compass. 生活沒有目標,猶如航海沒有羅盤。 92. Lock the stable door before the steed is stolen. 馬未偷走前,廄門先鎖上。 93. Loftiest trees most dread the thunder. 樹大招風。 94. Long absent, soon forgotten. 長久不在的人,很快被忘懷。 95. Long tarrying takes all the thanks away. 事情耽擱太久就沒有人會感謝了。 96. Look at the world through rose-coloured glasses. 對萬事要樂觀。 97. Look before you leap; see before you go. 三思而行。 98. Lookers-on see more than players. 旁觀者清。 99. Lookers-on see most of the games. 旁觀者清。 100.Look for a needle in a bundle (or bottle) of hay. 海底撈月。 101.Look not for musk in dog's kennel. 狗嘴裡吐不出象牙。 102.Lose not time; be always employed in something useful; cut off all unnecessary actions. 不要浪 費時間,做些有益的事情,停止一切不必要的行動。 103.Losers are always in the wrong. 失敗者總是錯的。 104.Losses make us more cautious 損失使人更謹慎。 105.Lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough always proves little enough. 時間 一去不再來,我們常說時間充足,實際。總是不夠。 106.Lost wealth can be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone for ever. 失去的財富可由勤奮而恢復,失去的知識可由學 習而恢復,失去的健康可由節制或藥物而恢復,但失去的時間卻一去永不復返。 107.Love all, trust a few, be false to none. 要愛一切人,相信少數人,不要負於任何人。 108.Love and business teach eloquence. 愛情和買賣可以培養口才。 109.Love and cough cannot be hid. 愛情和咳嗽是不能掩飾的。 110.Love and poverty are hard to hide. 愛和窮難隱瞞。 111.Love asks faith, and faith asks firmness. 愛情要求忠誠,而忠誠要求堅貞。

112.Love begets love. 愛愛相生。 113.Love cannot be forced 愛情不強求。 114.Love can turn the cottage into a golden palace. 愛情可使茅屋成為金碧輝煌的宮殿。 115.Love comes by looking. 情人眼裡出西施。 116.Love does much, money does everything (ormore). 愛情做許多事,金錢做任何事。 117.Love fears no danger. 愛情不怕危險。 118.Love grows with obstacles. 磨折越多,愛情越深。 119.Love is a sweet torment. 愛情是一種甜蜜的折磨。 120.Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endures his torment willingly. 愛情是甜蜜的虐政, 情人心甘情願地受它的折磨。 121.Love is blind. 愛情是盲目的。愛情使人對缺點視而不見。情人眼裡出西施。 122.Love is full of trouble. 愛情多煩惱。 123.Love is like the moon; when it does not increase it decreases. 愛情像月亮,不營即虧。 124.Love is neither bought nor sold. 愛情不能買賣。 125.Love is never without jealousy. 愛情莫不忌妒。 126.Love is not to be found in the market. 愛情在市場上是找不到的。 127.Love is sweet in the beginning but sour in the ending. 愛情始甜而終苦。 128.Love is the mother oflove. 愛產生愛情。 129.Love is the reward of love. 愛情就是愛的報答。 130.Love is the touchstone of virtue. 愛情是美德的試金石。 131.Love is the true price of love. 愛情只能用愛情來報答。 132.Love is without reason. 愛情是沒理智的。 133.Love laughs at locksmith 春閨鎖不住。 134.Love lives in cottages as well as in courts. 愛情無貴賤,貧負皆有之。 135.Love looks with telescope; envy with microscope. 愛情大處著眼,忌妒吹毛求疵。 136.Love makes all equal. 戀愛不分貴賤。 137.Love makes all hard hearts gentle. 愛情把一切冷酷的心變得溫柔。 138.Love makes obedience easy. 愛情使服從變為易事。 139.Love makes one fit for any work. 愛情使人適合任何工作。 140.Love makes the world go round. 愛情使世界運轉。 141.Love me little and love me long. 不求情意濃,但願情義長。 142.Love me, love my dog. 愛屋及烏。 143.Love needs no teaching. 愛情無需教導。 144.Love not at the first look. 切莫一見鍾情。 145.Lovers live by love, as larks live by leeks. 情侶靠愛情生活,正像雲雀靠韭蔥生活一樣。 146.Love rules his kingdom without a word. 維持愛情,不用強力。 147.Love rules without a sword and bind without a cord. 愛的統治不用刀槍,捆綁不用繩索。 148.Love should not be all on one side. 愛情不應是單方面的。 149.Love sought is good, but given unsought is better. 追求而得的愛情固然美好,但不經追求 而得的愛情更為美好。

150.Love thy neighbours as thyself. 愛鄰如愛己。 151.Love understands love; it needs no talk. 愛情可以意會,無需言傳。 152.Love will find out the way. 愛情會自找出路。 153.Love your neighbour, yet pull not down your hedge. 愛你的左鄰右舍,但不要拆去你們之 間的藩籬。 154.Lying is the first step to the gallows. 說謊是上斷頭台的第一步。 155.Lying rides upon debt's back. 負債的人謊話多。 M 共 127 條 1. Maidens should (or must) be mild and meek, swift to hear and slow to speak. 少女應溫良謙恭, 敏於聽而慎於言。 2. Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can. 盡力而為,盡力節約,盡力施捨。 3. Make haste slowly. 從容趕急。 4. Make hay while the sun shines. 趁熱打鐵。 5. Make the best of a bad business (or job or bargain) 身處山窮水盡,力爭柳暗花明。 6. Make the night night, and the day day, and you will have a pleasant time of it. 白天當白天,夜 晚當夜晚,生活過得好,愉快而多歡。 7. Make your enemy your friend. 要化敵為友。 8. Make yourself necessary to someone. 使你有益於人。 9. Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed. 只有人,生下時啼哭,活 著時抱怨,去世時失望。 10. Man has not a greater enemy than himself. 人之大敵,自己而已。 11. Man is a tool-using animal. 人是用器之獸。 12. Man is mortal. 人生誰無死。 13. Man is not the creature of circumstances; circumstances are the creature of man. 並非時勢造人, 而是人造時勢。 14. Man is the artificer of his own happiness. 人之幸福,自己創造。 15. Manners make the man. 禮貌造就人。 16. Man proposes, God disposes. 謀事在天,成事在人。 17. Man's best plans often miscrarry. 神機妙算,常常失算。 18. Man's best possession is a loving wife. 男人最可貴的是有一個賢淑的妻子。 19. Man will conquer nature. 人定勝天。 20. Many a fine dish has nothing on it. 虛有其表。 21. Many a flower is born to blush unseen. 有許多花兒生來就開著沒有人欣賞。 22. Many a good cow hath a bad calf. 虎父生犬子。 23. Many a good father hath but a bad son. 好父親偏生不肖子。 24. Many a little (or pickle) makes a mickle. 積少成多。 25. Many ants kill the horse. 蟻多可殺馬。 26. Many a true word is spoken in jest. 戲言寓真理。

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Many dishes, many diseases. 多吃多病。 Many drops makes a shower. 積少成多。 Many great men have arisen from humble beginnings. 有許多偉人出身卑微。 Many hands are better than one. 眾擎易舉。 Many hands make a burden lighter. 眾擎易舉。 Many hands make light (or quick) work. 人多活兒輕。 Many have suffered for talking, none ever suffered for keeping silence. 多言吃苦,緘默少禍。 Many heads are better than one. 集思廣益。 Many kiss the baby for the nurse's sake. 醉翁之意不在酒。 Many men, many minds. 人多意見多。 Many one says well that thinks ill. 口蜜腹劍者不乏其人。 Many receive advice only the wise profit by it. 聆忠言者眾,智者獨獲益。 Many sands will sink a ship. 積沙沈船。 Many straws may bind an elephant. 草多可縛象。 Many wells, many buckets. 井多吊桶也多。 Many words cut (or hurt) more than swords. 惡語傷人勝刀見。 March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. 三月來如雄獅,去如綿羊。 Marriage comes by destiny. 姻緣命中定。 Marriage goes by contrasts. 夫妻之間難免有差異。 Marriage is a lottery. 婚姻是一件難於預料的事。 Marriage is a lottery with more blanks than prizes. 結婚如同摸彩票,空票多而中票少。 Marriaage is the bloom or blight of all men's happiness. 結婚是人生的幸福花朵開放的時候, 也可能是凋謝的時候。 Marriage makes or mars a man. 婚姻能成全人也能損害人。 Marriage! Nothing else demands so much from a man! 結婚!沒有什麼比結婚對人要求更多 的了。 Marry in haste, and repent at leisure. 草率結婚後悔多。 Marry in lent, and you'll live to repent. 借債結婚,後悔一生。 Marry your son when you will, your daughter when you . 給兒子娶親,想在什麼時候皆可; 把女兒嫁人要在有力量時才行。 Master should be soetimes blind and sometimes deaf. 不癡不聾,不作阿家翁。 Measure another's corn by one's own bushel. 以己度人。 Measure for measure. 以牙還牙。 Measure is treasure. 適度是寶。 Measure thrice before you cut once. 三思而後行。 Medicines are not meant to live on. 不能靠藥物度日子。 Men are mortal. 人生自古誰無死。 Men, at soome time, are masters of their fates. 人有時是自己命運的主人。 Men know where they were born, not where they shall die. 人能知其生於何地,不能知其死 於何方。

63. Men love to hear well of themselves. 阿諛奉承話,人們皆愛聽。 64. Men may meet but mountains never. 人生何處不相逢。 65. Men of courage, men of sense, and menof letters are frequent: but a true gentleman is what one seldom seen. 有勇氣,有見識,有學問的人易遇,可是真正的君子難逢。 66. Men too seldom see their own faults. 人們很少能看到自己的過錯。 67. Mere words will not fill a bushel. 空言無補。 68. Merry is he that hath nought to lose. 人無所失,不亦樂乎。 69. Merry meet, merry part. 好聚好散。 70. Method will teach you to win time 方法可教會你贏得時間。 71. Mickle power makes many enemies. 權高樹敵多。 72. Might is (or makes or overcomes) right. 強權就是公理。 73. Mills of God grind slowly but sure. 天網恢恢,疏而不漏。 74. Miracels are to those who believe in them. 妖由人興。 75. Mischief has swift wings. 飛來橫禍。 76. Misers put their back and their belly into their pockets. 愛財如命。 77. Misery acquaints men with strange bedfellows. 落難時不擇夥伴。 78. Misery loves company. 同病相憐。 79. Misery makes strange bedfellows. 患難時不擇友。 80. Misfortune comes on wings and departs on foot. 遭災易,消災難。 81. Misfortune is a good teacher. 不幸是良師。 82. Misfortunes come at night. 災禍常生於不測。 83. Misforunes come on horseback and go away on foot. 遭災易,消災難。 84. Misfortunes (or Hardships) never (or seldom) come alone (or singly). 禍不單行。 85. Misfortunes tell us what fortune is. 經過災難方知福。 86. Misfortunes test the sincerity of friends. 患難見友情。 87. Mock not a cobbler for his black thumbs. 不要嘲笑皮匠的黑拇指。 88. Moderation in all things is the best of rules. 中庸之道是最好的準則。 89. Modesty is not only and ornament, but also a guard to virtue. 謙遜不僅可增添光彩也可以維 護美德。 90. Modesty is the ornament of woman. 端莊可為婦女增添光彩。 91. Money answers all things. 金錢是萬能的。 92. Money begets (or breeds or gets) money. 錢產生錢。 93. Money borrowed is soon sorrowed 債台高築,愁上心頭。 94. Money burns a hole in his pocket. 錢到袋裡留不住。 95. Money calls, but does not stay: It is round and rolls sway. 金錢會上門,不會留下來,因為 是圓的,所以會滾開。 96. Money can buy the devil himself. 有錢能使鬼推磨。 97. Money can move even the gods. 有錢能使鬼推磨。 98. Money doesn't grow on trees. 錢不是從天上掉下來的。 99. Money has no smell. 金錢無所謂香臭。

100.Money is a bottomless sea, in which honour, conscience, and truth may be drowned. 金錢是無 底的海洋,榮譽、良心和真理都可以淹沒在其中。 101.Money is a good servant, but a bad master. 金錢是好的僕役,壞的主人。 102.Money is neither good nor bad, but all depends on what use is made of it. 金錢本身無好壞, 要看怎樣利用它。 103.Money is often lost for want of money. 往往由於缺乏金錢而喪失金錢。 104.Money is something, but no everything. 金錢能買到某物,但不是萬能的。 105.Money is the key that opens all doors. 金錢是打開一切門戶的鑰匙。 106.Money is the root of all evil. 金錢是萬惡之源。 107.Money is the sinews of war. 無錢莫打仗。 108.Money makes the mare to go. 錢可通神。 109.Money often unmakes the men who make it. 為富不仁。 110.Money spent on the brain is never spent in vain. 智力投資,決非虛擲。 111.Money talks. 有錢能講話。 112.More die by food than by famine. 饑饉而死的少,飽食而死的多。 113.More haste, less speed. 欲速則不達。 114.More of our worries come from within than from without. 煩惱發乎內者多於發乎外。 115.More worship the rising than the setting sun. 人都向旭日膜拜,不向夕陽頂禮。 116.Most things have two handles. 大多數事物總有兩種解釋。 117.Mother's darlings are but milksop heroes. 奶水泡出懦弱漢。 118.Mountains look beautiful from a distance. 遠處看山山更美。 119.Much cry and little wool. 雷聲大,雨點小。 120.Much water runs by the mill that the miller knows not of. 當前發生諸種事,大多為人所不 知。 121.Much will have more. 貪得無厭。 122.Murder will out. 殺人終必敗露。 123.Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast. 音樂有撫凶暴心靈的魅力。 124.Music is the eye of the ear. 音樂是耳朵的眼睛。 125.Music is the medicine of the breaking heart. 音樂是醫治心靈創傷的妙藥。 126.Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. 音樂可洗去靈魂中日常生活所沾 染的污垢。 127.My son is my son, till he hath got him a wife; but my daughter's my daughter all the days of her life. 兒子只有在娶妻前是兒子,女兒則終生是女兒。 N 共 132 條 1. Napolean himself was once a crying baby. 即使是拿破侖,過去也是啼哭的嬰孩。 2. Nature abhors a vacuum. 自然界裡是沒有真空的。

3. Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue, to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak. 天賦我們兩耳,兩眼,一張嘴巴,歸根到底該多聽,多看,少 說話。 4. Nature is the glass reflecting truth. 大自然是反應真理的一面鏡子。 5. Nature teaches us to love our friends but religion our enemies. 自然教我們愛朋友,宗教卻教 我們愛敵人。 6. Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians. 自然,時間和耐心,是三大偉大的 醫生。 7. Nature will have its course. 天行其道。 8. Naughty boys sometimmmes make good men. 頑皮淘氣的男孩子有時成為仁人君子。 9. Necessity and oportunity may make a coward valient. 需要和機會可能使懦夫變成勇士。 10. Necessity (or Need) has (or knows) no law. 需要面前無法律。 11. Necessity is the mother of invention 窮則變,變則通。 12. Necessity knows no law. 鋌而走險。 13. Need makes the old wife trot. 人急造反,狗急跳牆。(事急老嫗跑。) 14. Needs must when the devil drives. 情勢所迫,只好如此。 15. Neglect of health is doctor's wealth. 忽視健康,醫生財旺。 16. Never be weary of well doing. 行善莫厭煩。 17. Never cackle till your egg is laid. 事竟成,才聲張。 18. Never cast dirt into that fountain of which thou hast sometime durnk. 不要過河拆橋。 19. Never do things by halves. 做事情不要半途而廢。 20. Never embark on what comes after without having mastered what goes before. 如未掌握好已學 過的東西,切莫從事更深的學習。 21. Never fry a fish till it's caught. 捉到魚,才煎魚。 22. Never judge by appearances. 人不可貌相。 23. Never neglect an opportunity for improvement. 抓住大好時機,切莫等閒錯過。 24. Never offer to teach fish to swim. 切莫教魚游泳。 25. Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today. 今日事,今日畢。 26. Never put the plow before the oxen. 不要本末倒置。 27. Never say die! Up man, and try. 不要氣餒,朋友,振作起來,干! 28. Never say of another what you would not have him hear. 莫說不想讓人聽見的話。 29. Never show the bottom of your purse or your mind. 錢包不露底,思想需保留。 30. Never swap (or swop) horses while crossing the stream. 騎渡中流莫換馬。(指危難時不宜做 大變動) 31. Never think yourself above your business. 切莫自視過高。 32. Never too late to mend. 過則勿憚改。 33. Never too late to repent. 過則勿憚改。 34. Never too old (or late) to learn. 學到老,學不了。 35. Never (or Don't) trouble trouble till trouble troulbes you. 切莫自尋麻煩。 36. Never trust another what you should do yourself. 自己應該做的事,決不要委託別人做。

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Never trust of fine words. 切勿輕信漂亮的言詞。 New brooms sweep clean. 新官上任三把火。 New lords, new laws. 新官新法。 News is like fish. 新聞就像魚,過後不新鮮。 Newspapers are the world's mirrors. 報紙是世界之鏡。 Nightingales will not sing in a cage. 夜鶯困籠不唱歌。 No answer is also answer. 不回答也是一種回答。 No bees, no honey; no work, no money. 沒有蜜蜂就沒有蜜,沒有勞動就沒有錢。 No cross, no crown. 無苦即無樂。 No gains without pains. 不勞無獲。 No garden without its weeds. 有利必有弊。 No good building without a good foundation. 基礎不好,建築不牢。 No great loss without some small gain. 塞翁失馬,安知非福。 No herb will cure love. 想思病,無藥醫。 No joy without annoy. 喜中有憂。 No living man all things can. 世上無全能。 No longer pipe, no longer dance. 運不逢時,事不得意。 No love is foul, nor prison fair. 沒有骯髒的愛情,也沒有美麗的監獄。 No man can be a good ruler unless he has first been ruled. 沒受過他人的統治,就不能很好 地統治他人。 No man can do two things at once. 心無二用。 No man can make a good coat with bad cloth. 巧匠難以劣布制美服。 No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes. 不犯千般錯誤, 難成偉大人物。 No man ever became thoroughly bad at once. 沒有一個人是一下子就壞透的。 No man ever yet became great by imitation. 笑顰不能成西施。 No man is a hero to his valet. 僕從目中無英雄。 No man (or one) is born wise or learned. 人非生而知之者。 No man is content. 人心是不滿足的。 No man is so old, but thinks he may yet live another year. 人越活越想活。 No man is the worst for knowing the worst of himself. 沒有一個人因為他自知最糟就是最糟。

66. No man (or one) is wise at all times. 聰明一世糊塗一時。 67. No man knows when he shall die, although he knows he must die. 縱然知其難免一死,人卻 難料何時身亡。 68. No man learns but by pain or shame. 不經痛苦羞辱,難以取得教訓。 69. No man loves his fetters be they made of gold. 即使腳鐐黃金鑄,無人愛上這刑具。 70. No money, no honey. 沒有金錢,就沒有愛情。 71. None are so deaf as those who will not hear. 不願傾聽意見者最聾。 72. None but a wise man can employ leisure well. 唯智者善於利用空閒。

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None but the brave deserve the fair. 英雄才能配美人。 None but the wearer knows where the shoe pinches. 只有那個穿鞋人,才知哪裡鞋軋腳。 None knows the weight of another's burden. 看人挑擔不吃力。 None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing. 螞蟻不說話,但最善於說教。 None so blind as those who won't see. 最瞎莫如視而不見。 None so deaf as those that won't hear. 置若罔聞。 No news is good news. 沒有消息就是好消息。 No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectlymoral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy. 所有的人自由後,才能完全自由;所有的人 都有道德,才能完全合乎道德;所有的人都幸福了,才能真正幸福。 81. No one can call back yesterday. 往日不復返。 82. No one can disgrace us but ourselves. 除非羞恥自由取,他人豈能辱吾?。 83. No one can have all he desires. 無人能有所欲有。 84. No one is a fool always, every one sometimes. 無人總是當傻瓜,人人有時當傻瓜。 85. No one (or man) is born wise or learned. 人非生而知之者。 86. No one is wise at all times. 人總有一時之失。 87. No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown. 不勞則無獲,共 難才得福,有榮必有辱,無苦即無樂。 88. No pains, no gains. 不勞則無獲。 89. No piper can please all ears. 眾口難調。 90. No pleasure without alloy (or pain or repentance). 樂中有悲。 91. No possession, but use, is the only riches. 真正的財富不是佔有,而是使用。 92. No practice, no gain in one's wit. 吃一塹,長一智。 93. Nor fame I slight, nor for her favours call; she come unlooked for, if she comes at all. 我不輕蔑 名譽,也不需要她的青睞;如果她竟來的話,也是不求而自來的。 94. No road is long with good company. 途有好伴,不覺路遠。 95. No root, no fruit. 沒有根,就沒有果。 96. No rose without a thorn. 玫瑰都有刺。 97. No rule without an exception. 沒有一條規則沒有例外。 98. No safe wading in an unknown water. 未知水深淺,涉水有危險。 99. No smoke without some fire. 無風不起浪。 100.No song, no supper. 不勞無獲。 101.No sooner said than done. 言而必行。 102.No sunshine but bath some shadow. 有明必有暗。 103.No sweat, no sweet. 不勞則無獲。 104.No sweet without some sweat. 不勞則無獲。 105.Nothing brave, nothing have. 不入虎穴,焉得虎子。 106.Nothing comes amiss to a hungry man. 飢不擇食。 107.Nothing comes from (or of) nothing. 無風不起浪。 108.Nothing comes out of the sack but what was in it. 無風不起浪。

109.Nothing comes wrong to a hungry man. 飢不擇食。 110.Nothing crave, nothing have. 有求才有應。 111.Nothing for nothing and very little for a half penny. 一分錢,一分貨。 112.Nothing is difficult to a man who wills. 世上無難事,只怕有心人。 113.Nothing is impossible to willing mind (or heart). 有志者事竟成。 114.Nothing is impossible (or difficult) to the man who will try. 天下無難事,只怕不努力。 115.Nothing is really beautiful but truth. 只有真理才是真美。 116.Nothing is stolen without hands. 無風不起浪。 117.Nothing must be done hastily but killing of fleas. 除非消滅跳蚤,做事不必急躁。 118.Nothing seek, nothing find. 無所求,則無所獲。 119.Nothing so bad, as not to be good for something. 塞翁失馬,安知非福。 120.Nothing so necessary for travellers as languages. 旅行者最需要的是幾種語言。 121.Nothing succeeds like success. 一事成功,事事順利。 122.Nothing to be got without pains but poverty. 只有貧困可以不勞而獲得。 123.Nothing venture, nothing win (or have or gain). 不入虎穴,焉得虎子。 124.Nothing will come of nothing. 無風不起浪。 125.No time like the present. 只爭朝夕。 126.Not let the grass grow under one's feet. 不失時機。 127.Novelty is the great parent of pleasure. 新奇生樂趣。 128.No vice goes alone. 壞事不單行。 129.No way is impossible to courage 勇敢面前沒有通不過的路。 130.No wisdom like silence. 智者寡言。 131.Now or never. 機不可失,失不再來。 132.No wrong without remedy. 無錯不可糾。 O 共 109 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Oaks may fall when reeds stand the storm. 樹大招風。 Obedience is the first duty of a soldier. 服從是軍人的第一職責。 Observation is the best teacher. 觀察為良師。 Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives. 人生最可寶貴的是聲譽,軀體入土後,聲譽猶存。 Of earthly goods the best is a good wife. A bad the bitterest curse of human life. 賢妻最可貴, 惡婦是災星。 Offence is the best defence. 進攻是最好的防禦。 Of nothing comes nothing. 無中不能生有。 Often and little eating makes a man fat. 少吃多餐,身強體胖。 Of two evils choose the least. 權衡兩害,取其輕者。 Of young men die many, of old men escape not any. 年輕人死得不少,而年邁者是在劫難 逃。

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Old bees yield no honey. 老蜂不釀蜜。 Old birds are not caught with new nests. 新巢捉不到老鳥。 Old birds are not to be caught with shaff. 老謀是不會失算的。 Older and wiser. 越老越聰明。 Old foxes want no tutors. 老狐狸不需要教師。 Old friends and old wine are best. 古交友情深,陳酒香味醇。 Old love will not be forgotten. 舊情永難忘。 Old vessels must leak. 舊船必漏。 Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. 老柴最好 燒,陳酒最好飲,老友最可靠,老作家的書最好讀。 Old wood is best to burn, old book to read. 老柴好燒,老書宜讀。 Old wood is best to burn, old horse to ride. 老柴好燒,老馬好騎。 O liberty, how many crimes have been committed in thy name! 自由啊!假你的名義犯了多 少罪啊! Omelets are not made without breaking eggs. 有失才有得。 Once a devil, always a devil. 一次做魔鬼,永遠是魔鬼。 Once a knave, ever a knave. 一朝失足,鑄成千古恨。 Once a man and twice a child. 一次為成人,兩度當小孩。 Once bit, twice shy. 一朝被蛇咬,三年怕草繩。 Once is no custom. 一次不成例。 Once on shore, we pray no more. 一旦上了岸,就不再祈禱。 On earth there is nothing great but man, in man there is nothing great but mind. 在世界上沒有 一件東西有如人那樣偉大,在人之內沒有一件東西有如人心那麼偉大。 One barking dog sets all street a-barking. 一狗吠聲響,狗吠滿街坊。 One beats the bush, and another catches the birds. 坐享其成。 One boy is more trouble than a dozen girls. 一個男孩比十二個女孩還要麻煩。 One cannot always be a hero, but one can always be a man. 人難一世稱雄,但可一生為人。 One cannot be in two place at once. One cannot do a foolish thing once in one's life, but one must hear of it a hundred times. 為人一 生一件蠢事也不做,但要聽到上百遍蠢事。 One cannot eat one's cake and have it. 事難兩全其美。 One cannot get blood from a stone. 石頭裡抽不出血。 One cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. 朽木不可雕。 One cannot make bricks without straw. 巧婦難為無米之炊。 One cannot put back the clock. 光陰一去不復返。 One chick keeps a hen busy. 一隻小雞已夠母雞辛忙。 One cloud is enough to eclipse all the sun. 一葉可障目。 One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name. 光輝生活中忙迫的一個小 時抵得上無為的一世。 One drop of poison infects the whole tun of wine. 一滴之毒,毒染整桶之酒。

46. One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good. 十個朋友做的好事抵不上一個敵 人造成的危害。 47. One enemy is too much. 一個敵人也太多。 48. One false move may lose the game. 一著不慎,滿盤皆輸。 49. One false step will make a great difference. 失之毫釐,謬以千里。 50. One father can support ten children, ten children cannot support one father. 一個父親能扶養十 個孩子,十個孩子卻不能贍養一個父親。 51. One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. 一個父親勝於一百個教師。 52. One flower makes no garland. 一木不能成林。 53. One foe is too many; and a hundred friends too few. 朋友成百猶覺少,仇敵一人已嫌多。 54. One fool makes many. 一人傻,傻大家。 55. One foot is better than two crutches. 一隻腳勝過兩根枴杖。 56. One good head is better than a hundred strong hands. 上百雙有力的手,不如一個聰明的頭 腦。 57. One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. 一個好的母親頂得上一百個教師。 58. One good turn deserves another. 以德報德。 59. One half of the world does not know how the other half lives. 貧富不相知。 60. One has lived too near a wood to be frightened by owls. 深知底蘊,不以為怪。 61. One honest word is better than two oaths. 兩句誓言不如一句實話。 62. One hour's sleep before midnight is worth three after. 午夜前睡一小時抵得上午夜後睡三小 時。 63. One hour today is worth two tomorrow. 今天的一個小時抵得上明天的兩個小時。 64. One love drives out another. 新愛逐舊歡。 65. One man makes a chair and another man sits in it. 坐享其成。 66. One man may steal a horse while another may not look over a hedge. 只許州官放火,不許百 姓點燈。 67. One man's meat is another man's poison. 一個人的佳餚常為另一人的毒藥。 68. One may sooner fall than rise. 跌倒容易爬起難。 69. One may think that dares not speak. 人可思其不敢言者。 70. One misfortune comes on the neck of another. 禍不單行。 71. One must draw the line somewhere. 人之所為,總有限度。 72. One must drink as one brews. 自作自受。 73. One must howl with the wolves. 入鄉隨俗。 74. One never loses anything by politeness. 有禮貌對自己不會吃虧。 75. One never loses by doing a good turn. 行善者決無一失。 76. One penny witgh right is better than a thousand without right. 合法得來一個錢,勝過非法錢 一千。 77. One ploughs, another sow; who will reap no one knows. 有的耕,有的播,誰來收穫很難說。 78. One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel. 一隻爛蘋果爛一蘿蘋果。 79. One should eat to live, not live to eat. 人為生而食,非為食而生。

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One sin opens the door for another. 一個罪惡常為另一個罪惡開門。 One's mantle falls on somebody. 春風化雨。 One sows another reaps. 不勞而獲。 One swallow does not make a summer. 一燕不成夏。 One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning. 一次痛苦的經驗抵得上千百 次的告誡。 85. One today is worth two tomorrows. 今天一天抵明天兩天。 86. One who can do everything can do nothing. 什麼都能做,什麼都不行。 87. One woe doth tread upon another's heels. 禍不單行。 88. One wrong (or false) move can lose the whole game. 棋錯一著,全盤皆輸。 89. One wrong thought may cause a lifelong regret. 一念之錯可鑄終生之恨。 90. Only that which is honestly got is gain. 正當的收入才是真正的收入。 91. Only they who fulfill their duty in everday matters will fulfill them on great occasions. 只有在 日常事務上盡責的人,才能在重大事情上盡責。 92. On the choice of friends. Our good or evil name depends. 朋友的選擇可影響名譽的好壞。 93. On the great clock of time there is but one word, "Now." 在偉大的時鐘上,只有一個詞,就 是「現在 」。 94. Open confession is good for the soul. 坦白交代,身心愉快。 95. Open not your door when the devil knocks. 不要受人的誘惑。 96. Opportunity makes the thief. 疏忽招盜賊。 97. Opportunity seldom knocks twice. 機不可失,失不再來。 98. Opportunity, sooner or later, comes to all who work and wish. 只要努力工作而有志向,機會 遲早終會來臨。 99. Other men live to eat, while I eat to live. 別人為食而生活,我為生活而食。 100.Our affections are our life. -- We live by them; they supply our warmth. 我們的感情,是我們 的生命,我們靠它生存,我們的溫暖是它供應。 101.Our best friends are they who tell us our faults and help us to mend them. 最好的朋友是指出 我們的缺點並幫助改正的人。 102.Our bravest and best lessons are not learnt through success, but through misadventure. 最美好的 教訓不是得之於成功,而是來之於不幸。 103.Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. 我們最大的光 榮並不在於永不跌倒,而在於每次跌倒後能起來。 104.Our happiness consists not in killing others, but in sacrificing ourselves for others. 我們最大幸 福並不是殺害別人,而是為別人而犧牲自己。 105.Our own actions are our security, not others' judgements. 我們的行為是自己的保證而不是別 人的鑒定。 106.Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. 最甜美的的歌是訴說最悲傷的哀思。 107.Out of debt, out of danger. 無債一身輕。 108.Out of sight, out of mind. 久違情疏。眼不見,心不煩?

109.Overdone is worse than undone. 過猶不及。 P 共 78 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. Paddle your own canoe. 自立更生,自食其力。 Pain is forgotten where gain follows. 好了傷疤忘了痛。 Pardoning the bad is injuring the good. 饒了壞人便傷了好人。 Patience and application will carry us through. 忍耐和努力會使我們度過難關。 Patience is a flower that grows not in everyone's garden. 忍耐是朵花,並非人人園中都開發。 Patience is a plaster for all sores. 忍耐是治療一切傷痛的藥膏。 Patience is a virtue. 忍耐是一種美德。 Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. 忍耐是苦痛的,但它的果實是甜蜜的。 Patience is the best remedy (or medicine). 忍耐是最好的藥物。 Patience, time, and money overcome everything. 耐心,時間和金錢可以征服一切。 Pay somebody back in his own coin. 一報還一報。 Peace on earth and good will towards men. 願世界得太平,人間持善意。 Peace with sword in hand, 'tis safest making. 居安思危,此乃萬全之策。 Pen and ink is wit's plough. 筆墨是才智之犁。 Penny and penny laid up will be many. 積少成多。 Penny wise and pound foolish. 小事聰明,大事糊塗。 People do not lack strength; they lack will. 人們不缺力量,缺的是決心。 Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth. 失敗十九次,堅持而不動, 待到二十次,大事就成功。 Perseverance is vital to success. 不屈不撓是成功之本。 Pitchers/Walls have ears. 隔牆有耳。 Pity is akin to love. 憐憫近乎愛情。 Plants of learning must be watered with the rain of tears. 知識的幼苗要用淚雨來澆灌。 Pleasant hours fly fast. 歡樂的時間過得快。 Pleasing everybody is pleasing nobody. 討好每個人,人人不討好。 Pleasure has a sting in its tail. 樂中必有苦。 Plenty is no plague. 富裕絕非災禍。 Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive and widely effective mode of saying things, and hence its importance. 詩歌只不過是最美麗、最感人、最有力的說話方式,這也就是詩歌 的價值。 Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. 詩人是世上沒有得到承認的立法者。 Politeness costs nothing and gains everything. 禮貌不費分文而可贏得一切。 Politeness is to do and say the kindest thing in the kindest way. 文雅就是善良地做事,和善 地說話。 Poor men's words have little weight. 人微言輕。

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Poverty breeds strife. 貧窮引起鬥爭。 Poverty is apain, but no disgrace. 貧困是痛苦,但不是恥辱。 Poverty is no shame, laziness is. 貧窮不害羞,懶惰才可恥。 Poverty is no sin. 貧窮不是罪惡。 Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is. 貧非恥,恥貧乃恥。 Poverty is not a sufficient cause of disgrace, but poverty without resolution to help oneself is a disgrace. 貧窮並不可恥,窮而不爭氣才可恥。 Poverty is the mother of all arts. 貧困乃一切藝術之源。 Poverty is the mother of health. 缺乏是健康之母。 Poverty is the reward of idleness. 貧窮是游手好閒的報應。 Poverty is the root of all evils. 窮困是萬惡之源。 Poverty on an old man's back is a heavy burden. 老而貧窮,負擔沈重。 Poverty shows us who are our friends and who are our enemies. 貧困才能顯出敵和友。 Poverty tries friends. 貧窮考驗朋友。 Practice is better than precept. 身教勝於言教。 Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。 Practice what you preach. 言必行。 Praise is not pudding. 恭維不是布丁。 Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse. 讚揚使好人更好,壞人更壞。 Praise no man till he is dead. 蓋棺論定。 Preachers can talk but never teach, Unless they practise what they preach. 說教的人不身體力 行,就只能空談,不能起教育作用。 Prepare for a rain day. 未雨綢繆。 Prevention is better than cure. 預防勝於治療。 Pride and grace dwelt never in one place. 傲慢和溫雅決不會共處在一起。 Pride apes humility. 大巧若拙。 Pride goes before a fall. (or destruction). 驕兵必敗。 Pride goeth before, and shame cometh after. 驕傲一開始,恥辱接踵至。 Pride may lurk under a threadbare cloak. 驕傲可能披著老一套的外衣出現。 Pride must be pinched. 驕傲必須收斂。 Pride will have a fall. 驕者必敗。 Procrastination is the thief of time. 拖延即浪費時間。 Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow. 進展即今日的活動和明日的 保證。 Promise is debt. 許願就是債,欠了不容賴。 Promise little but do much. 少許願,多做事。 Prosperity discovers vices and adversity virtues. 順境顯邪惡,逆境見善性。 Prosperity gains (or makes) friends, and adversity tries them. 順境交朋友,逆境試真情。 Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience. 諺語言短簡,得自老經驗。 Proverbs are the cream of a nation's thought. 諺語是一國的思想精華。

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Proverbs are the wisdom of the ages. 諺語是時代的智慧。 Prove thy friends ere thou have need. 需要朋友之前,先要加以考驗。 Provide for the worst, the best will save itself. 作最壞的準備,可以得到最好的結果。 Providence is always on the side of the strongest battalions. 天公總是佑強者。 Punctuality is the soul of business. 嚴守時間是辦事情的重要原則。 Purpose supposes foresight. 深謀遠慮。 Put not your hand between the bark and the tree. 少管閒事。 Put (or Lay or Set) one's shoulder to the wheel. 出一把力。 Put the cart before the horse. 本末倒置。 Put the shoe on the right foot. 責備應受責備者,表揚應受表揚者。

Q 共 7 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Quality is better than quantity. 質重於量。 Quality matters more than quanity. 質量比數量重要。 Quarrels of lovers but renew their love. 情人爭爭吵吵,自會言歸於好。 Quick at meal, quick at work. 吃得快,做得快。 Quick feet and busy hands fill the mouth. 手勤腳快,嘴裡吃飽。 Quietness is best. 寧靜最好。 Quietude is the crown of life. 安靜是生命的皇冠。

R 共 35 條 1. Rain before seven; fine before eleven. 雨過天晴。 2. Rain comes after sunshine, and after a dark cloud, a clear sky. 晴日之後有雨水,烏雲過去見 青天。 3. Rats leave (or desert or forsake) a sinking ship. 船沈鼠先竄。 4. Readiness is all. 有備無患。 5. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. 讀書養神,鍛煉健身。 6. Reading makes a full amn, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man. 博覽群書使人完 美無瑕,冥思苦想讓人深刻精邃,論證闡述讓人頭腦清晰。 7. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. 讀書使人淵博, 交談使人機敏,寫作使人嚴謹。 8. Read not books alone, but men. 不要光是讀書,還要識人。 9. Ready money is a ready medicine. 現錢等於成藥。 10. Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily, it must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and more than all, must be prayed for. 真正的學問,像其他一切有價 值的東西一樣,是不容易得到的,必須學習、 鑽研、 思考,最重要的是必須有迫切的要 求。 11. Reap as (or what) one has sown. 自食其果。

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Rear sons for help in old age; and store up grains against famine. 養兒防老。 Reason binds the man. 理智約束著人。 Reason deceives us often, conscience never. 理性常騙人,良心永不欺。 Reason governs the wise man a cudgels the fool. 理智指導聰明人,而且打擊愚蠢漢。 Reason is the guide and light of life. 理智是人生的響導和光輝。 Reason rules all things. 情理管萬事。 Reckless youth makes rueful age. 虛度青春,悔恨無已。 Remember thou are but a man. 記住你自己只不過是一個人。 Repentance is good, but innocence is better. 悔罪雖好,無罪更佳。 Repetition is the mother of knowledge. 反覆學習是知識之源。 Reputation is often got without merit and lost without fault. 無功得名是常事,無過失名也是 常事。 Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve. 應該做的決心做, 決心做的務必做。 Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you. 君須自敬,人乃敬之。 Responsibility must be shouldered; you cannot carry it under your arms. 責任必須負在肩上, 不能挾在腋下。 Rest breeds rust. 停止須生銹。 Revolutions are not made with rose water. 革命不是繡花。 Riches do not always bring happiness. 富未必永遠帶幸福。 Riches either serve or govern the possessor. 財富可以侍候主人,也可以支配主人。 Riches have wings. 財富難保。 Riches serve a wise man but command a fool. 財富事智者,卻又馭蠢人。 Rivers need a spring. 大河要有源頭。 Roll my log and I'll roll yours. 互相吹噓。 Rome was not built in a (or one) day. 羅馬不是一日建成的。 Run (or Hold) with the hare and hunt (or run) with the hounds. 兩面討好。

S 共 10 9 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Sadness and gladness succeed each other. 悲喜互繼,哀樂相續。 Safe bind, safe find. Sail while the wind blows; wind and tide wait for no man. 駛船要乘風,風潮不等人。 Salt water and absence wash away love. 遠離久別愛情淡。久別情淡? Satan always finds work for idle hands. 懶漢總會幹壞事。 Save a thief from gallows and he will help hang you. 放虎歸山。 Save while you may, no morning sun lasts a whole day. 能節儉時就節儉,朝陽難照一整天。 Saving is getting. 節約等於收入。 Saying and doing are two things. 說與做是兩回事。 Saying is one thing, and doing another. 說是一回事,做是另一回事。

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Say not all that you know, believe not all that you hear. 莫道全所知,莫信全所聞。 Say well is good, but do well is better, 說得漂亮固好,做得漂亮更佳。 Science is organized knowledge. 科學是系統化的知識。 Score twice before you cut once. 三思而行。 Scornful dogs will eat dirty puddings. 神氣的狗也會吃贓布丁的。 Scratch a Russsian, and you('ll) find a Tartar. 文明不能改變本性。 Scratch me and I'll scratch you 朋比為奸。 Scratch my back and I'll scratch yours. 朋比為奸。 Second thoughts are best. 三思而行,再思可也。 Seeing is believing. 眼見為實。 Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much are the three pillars of learning. 見識多、遭難 重,鑽研深是學問的三大支持。 See, listen, and be silent, and you will live in peace. 多看多聽少多嘴,你會太平過日子。 Seize (or Take) time by the forelock. 撤熱打鐵。 Seldom seen, soon forgotten. 見得少,忘得快。 Self-confidence is the first requisite to human greatness. 人類的偉大,首要的是要有自信。 Self-distrust is the cause of most of our failure. 我們的失敗多數是由於缺乏自信。 Self do, self have. 自食其果。 Self-praise is no recommendation. 自我吹噓,決不可取。 Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control, these three alone lead life to sovereign power. 只要 自重、自覺、自制,人生就可達到至高無上的境地。 Selt-trust is the essence of heroism. 自信是英雄的本色。 Self-trust is the first secret of success. 自信是成功的首要秘訣。 Serve somebody with the same sauce. 以其人之道還治其人之身。 Set a beggar on horseback and he'll ride to the devil. 小人得意,忘乎所以。 Set a thief to catch a thief. 以毒攻毒。 Shallow streams make most din. 修養不深,高談闊論。 Sharp stomachs make short graces. 餓的肚子顧不到體面。 Short accounts make long friends. 帳算清,交情深。 Short acquaintance brings repentance. 淺交生後悔。 Short is my date, but deathless my renown. 年壽短暫,聲譽永存。 Show me a liar, and I'll show you a thief. 謊言是做賊的第一步。 Sickness is everyman's master. 英雄只怕病來磨。 Sickness is felt, but health not at all. 疾病能夠感覺到,健康全然不知曉。 Sickness shows us what we are. 疾病使人亮出本來面目。 Silence gives consent. 沈默等於同意。 Silence in times of suffering is the best. 遭到不幸時,沈默是上策。 Silence is learnt by the may misfortunes of life. 沈默是通過生活中的許多不幸而學會的。 Silence is more eloquent than words. 沈默是更有說服力的言詞。 Silence is sometimes the severest criticism. 沈默有時是最嚴厲的批評。

49. Silent men, like still waters, are deep and dangerous. 沈默的人像靜水一樣,深而難測。 50. Silks and satins put out the fire in the kitchen. 綢緞要熄滅廚房的火。 51. Sincerity, a deep genuine, heart-felt sincerity, is a trait of true and noble manhood. 真誠--深 刻真摯發自內心的真誠,是真正高尚的人性的一種品質。 52. Six feet of earth makes all men equal. 在墓穴中人人都平等。 53. Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. 技能和信心是不可克服的軍隊。 54. Sleeping is the best cure for waking troubles. 睡眠是良藥,專治醒時愁。 55. Sloth turneth the edge of wit. 懶惰會磨去才智的鋒芒。 56. Slow and steady wins the race. 跛鱉千里。 57. Slow help is no help. 幫忙不及時,等於不幫忙。 58. Small gains bring great wealth. 小益聚大財,薄利成巨富。 59. Smooth water runs deep. 大智若愚。 60. Soft fire makes sweet malt. 慢工出細活。 61. Soft (or Fine or Kind) words butter no parsnips. 畫餅充飢。 62. So many countries, so many customs. 一個國家有一個國家的風俗。 63. So many men (or heads) so many minds (or wits). 人多意見也多。 64. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. 有些書只要瀏覽一下,有些書要仔細閱讀,有些書要領會和消化。 65. Some of the best lessons we ever learn from our mistakes and failures. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. 從過錯和失敗中,我們取得了一些有益的教訓。過去的 錯誤是未來的智慧和成功。 66. Some persons do first, think afterwards, and then repent for ever. 有些人做了再思考,從而悔 恨終身。 67. Something attempted, something done. 68. Sometimes the best gain is to lose. 有時大得即大失。 69. Sometimes words hurt more than swords. 惡語有時傷人比刀劍更厲害。 70. So much is mine as I enjoy. 我所有的就如我享有的這麼多。 71. Sooner or later, the truth comes to light. 早晚真相會大白。 72. Soon gotten, soon spent. 賺得快,花得快。 73. Soon learnt, soon forgotten. 學得快,忘得快。 74. Soon ripe, soon rotten. 早熟早爛。 75. Soon up, soon down. 升得高,落得快。 76. Sorrow comes unset for. 悲哀來時不需邀。 77. Soorow is at parting if at meeting there be laughter. 離別多愁恨,相見盡笑聲。 78. Sound love is not soon forgotten. 愛深難忘。 79. Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. 惡有惡報。 80. Spare the rod and spoil the child. 孩子不打不成器。 81. Speak clearly if you speak at all, Carve every word before you let it fall. 要說就索性說得一清 二楚,說出前每句話要字斟句酌。 82. Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim. 講話不思考猶如射擊不對準目標。

83. Speak less and listen more. 要少說多聽。 84. Speak little of your ill luck and boast not of your good luck. 少說失意事,莫誇好運道。 85. Speak of angels and you will hear their wings. 說到曹操,曹操就到。 86. Speak well of your friend, of your enemy say nothing. 要讚美朋友,莫提及敵人。 87. Speech is silver (or silvern), silence is golden. 雄辯是銀,沈默是金。 88. Speech is the picture of the mind. 言為心聲。 89. Speech shows what a man is. 言如其人。 90. Speed is the soldier's asset. 兵貴神速。 91. Spend money like water. 揮金如土。 92. Spoil (or Lose) the ship for half penny worth of tar. 因小失大。 93. Step after step the ladder is ascended. 按部就班,循序漸進。 94. Still waters have deep bottoms. 靜水常深。 95. Still waters run deep. 大智若愚。靜水流深。 96. Straight trees have crooked roots. 直樹也有曲根。 97. Strike while the iron is hot. 見機行事。稱熱打鐵。 98. Strong reasons make strong actions. 理由充足,行動就堅決。 99. Study sickness while you are well. 居安思危。 100.Success belongs to the persevering. 堅持到底必獲勝利。堅持就是勝利。 101.Success grows out of struggles to overcome difficulties. 成功來自於克服困難的鬥爭。 102.Such beginning, such ending. 有怎樣的開始,就有怎樣的結束。 103.Such carpenters, such chips. 什麼樣的木匠,出什麼活。 104.Sufficient for the day is the evil thereof. 一天的不幸已夠人受的了,別再自尋煩惱。 105.Suit the action to the word. 怎麼說就怎麼做。 106.Sure bind, sure find. 捆得好,逃不了。 107.Suspicion is the poison of true friendship. 猜疑傷害莫逆之交。 108.Sweep before your own door. 先律己,後律人。 109.Sweet discourse makes short days and nights. 言語投機恨時短。 T 共 49 2 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Take a hair of the dog that bit you. 以毒攻毒。 Take a pain for a pleasure all wise men can. 智者皆能視苦為樂。 Take away my good name and take away my life. 奪了我的名譽等於奪了我的生命。 Take care of small sums and the large will take care of themselves. 省小錢才能積大財。 Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves. 積少成多。 Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves. 注意你的理智,聲調自會 小心。 7. Take honour from me and my life is undone. 奪我名聲,我命即亡。 8. Take one's courage in both hands. 勇往直前,敢作敢為。 9. Take one thing with another. 由此及彼。

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Take something by the best handle. 理解某事物,乘其好機會。 Take the rough with the smooth. 既能享樂也能吃苦。 Take the world as it is. 隨遇而安。 Take the world as one finds it. 聽之任之。 Take things as they come (or are) 既來之,則安之。 Take time by the forelock. 要抓住時機。 Take time for deliberation; hste spoils everything. 要費時思考,急躁會壞事。 Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in. 做事要深 思熟慮,但時機一到,就要動手,不要猶豫。 Take time when time comes lest time steal away. 機不可失,時不再來。 Take time while time is, for time will be away. 有時間要加以利用,因為時間是要消逝的。 Talk of an angel and you'll hear his wings. 說到曹操,曹操就到。 Talk of the devil, and he is sure to appear. 說鬼鬼到。 Tall trees catch much wind. 樹大招風。 Tastes differ. 眾口難調。 Teaching others teaches yourself. 教學相長。 Tears are the silent language of grief. 眼淚是悲哀的無聲言辭。 Telling your troubles is swelling your troubles. 訴說煩惱等於增加煩惱。 Tell me thy company and I will tell thee what thou art. 把你的交友講給我聽,我會講出你是 何許人。 Tell not all you know nor judge of all you see if you would live in peace. 知道的不要全部傾吐, 看到的不要都加評語,這樣生活可以安寧。 Temperance is the best physic. 克制乃是最好的治療。 Temperance is the greatest of virtues. 自我節制是最大的美德。 That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit. 好書開卷引人入 勝,閉卷使人得益。 That is not good language which all understand not. 不是人人都懂的語言不是好語言。 That's good wisdom which is wisdom in the end. 最後的聰明才算真聰明。 That teacher helps his pupils most who most helps them to help themselves. 教師盡力幫助學生 獨立工作是給學生最大的幫助。 That which is evil is soon learnt. 惡行易學。 That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful. 美麗而引人注目的東西不一定都善良,但善良的東西總是美麗的。 That which one least anticipates soonest comes to pass. 事非逆料偏易發生。 That which was bitter to endure may be sweet to remember. 苦楚往日難忍受,記起也許甜心 頭。 The abundance of money ruins youth. 錢多毀青年。 The ass wags his ears. 自鳴得意。 The battle is to the strong. 強者必勝。 The (or A) beggar may sing before the thief (or footbad). 既是窮光蛋,何慮竊賊偷。

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The beginnings of all things are small. 萬事開頭小。 The belly has no ears. 食慾不長耳。 The best fish smell when they are three days old. 魚過三天後,再鮮也變臭。 The best fish swim near the bottom. 好魚游水底。 The best hearts are always the bravest. 最善良的人往往是最勇敢的人。 The best horse needs breaking, and the aptest child needs teaching. 玉不琢不成器。 The best is oftentimes the enemy of the good. 要求過高反難成功。 The best is yet to be. 好戲在後頭。 The best man stumbles. 智者千慮,必有一失。 The best mirror is an old friend. 老朋友是最好的鏡子。 The best of all governments is that which teaches us to govern ourselves. 最好的政府是教導我 們管理自己。 The best of friends must part. 莫逆至交,終有一別。 The best remedy against an ill man is much ground between. 敬而遠之。 The best smell is bread, the best savour salt, the best love that of children. 麵包的氣味最香, 食鹽的滋味最鮮,兒童的情愛最純。 The best teacher one can have is necessity. 我們能得到的最好教師是「需要 」。 The best teachers of humanity are the lives of great men. 啟迪人性最好的導師是偉大人物的 生活。 The better the day, the better the deed. 日子越美好,事業越順當。 The bough that bears most, hangs lowest. 枝頭結果越多,垂得越低。 The brave man hazards his life, but not his conscience. 英雄的人可以冒生命危險,但不冒良 心危險。 The brightest of all things, the sun, has its spots. 金無赤足,人無完人。 The burden on likes is cheerfully borne. 愛挑的擔子,就愉快輕鬆。 The busiest men find (or have) the most leisure (or time). 最忙的人時間最多。 The cask savours of the first fill. 先入為主。 The cat and dog may kiss, yet are none the better. 貓犬可相吻,莫逆卻難成。 The catin glores catch no mice. 戴手套的貓捉不到老鼠。 The cat shut its eyes while it steals cream. 掩耳盜鈴。 The chief aim of man is not to get money. 人生的主要目的不是為了掙錢。 The child is father of (or to) the man. 三歲定終身。 The cobbler must stick to his last. 安分守己。 The cobbler's wife is the worst shod. 鞋匠的老婆沒有好鞋穿。 The course of true love never did run smooth. 好事多磨。 The cow knows not what her tail is worth until she has lost it 牛失其尾,方知其貴。 The cowl (or hood) does not make the monk. 穿袈裟的不一定是和尚。 The creditor has always a better memory than the detor. 放債人的記性比借債人好。 The crow thinks her own birds fairest. 烏鴉總以為自己的雛鳥最美麗。 The cruelest lies are often told in silence. 最殘酷的謊言常以沈默的方式說出。

79. The crushed worm will turn. 困獸猶鬥。 80. The cuckoo comes in April, and stays the month of May; sings a song at midsummer, and then goes away. 布谷鳥,四月來,五月在,仲夏唱支歌,然後就飛開。 81. The dainties of the great are the tears of the poor. 大人物的美味是窮人的眼淚。 82. The darkest hour is that before the dawn. 黎明前是最黑暗的時刻。 83. The day has eyes, the night has ears. 日有眼,夜有耳。 84. The day is long to him who knows not how to use it. 百無聊賴。 85. The devil can cite the Scriptures for his purpose. 魔鬼替其狡辯,也會引經據點。 86. The devil is good when he is pleased. 魔鬼高興,也發善心。 87. The devil is not so black as he is painted. 魔鬼不像所描繪的那麼黑。 88. The devil knows may things because he is old. 老馬能識途。 89. The devil lurks behind the cross. 貌善實惡。 90. The devil may get in by the keyhole, but the door won't let him out. 魔鬼乘虛而入,開門攆它 不出。 91. The diamonds of other countries are always the most beautiful. 別國的鑽石是最美麗的。 92. The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease. 醫生往往比疾病更令人生畏。 93. The dogs bark, but the caravan goes on. 我行我素,豈管他哉。 94. The dog that fetches will carry. 來道是非者,便是是非人。 95. The drop hollows the stone, not by force, but by the frequency of its fall. 滴水穿石不是由於使 用強力所致,而是由於滴水頻繁所成。 96. The early bird catches the worm. 捷足先登。 97. The effect speaks, the tongue needs not. 事實勝於雄辯。 98. The end crowns the work. 工作成敗要看結果。 99. The end justifies (or sanctifies) the means. 只問目的,不問手段。 100.The evils we bring on ourselves are the hardest to bear. 自作孽不可活。 101.The evil wound is cured but not the evil name. 重傷可治,臭名難除。 102.The exception proves the rule. 例外能反證規律。 103.The eye is blind if the mind is absent. 心不專則眼不明。 104.The eye that sees all things else sees not itself. 眼睛能看見一切的東西,但看不見自己。 105.The face is the index of the mind (or heart). 相為心證。 106.The falling out of lovers is the renewing of love. 情人越吵越親密。 107.The farmers are the founders of civilization and prosperity. 農民是文化和繁榮的奠基者。 108.The farthest way about is the nearest way home. 欲速則不達。 109.The fear of ill exceeds the ills we fear. 杞人憂天,庸人自擾。 110.The finest diamond must be cut. 玉不琢不成器。 111.The fire is the test of gold; adversity of strong man. 烈火試真金,困苦練壯士。 112.The fire which lights (or warms) us at a distance will burn us when near. 遠火能照亮,近火要 燒人。 113.The first blow is half the battle. 頭炮打響,等於半個勝仗。

114.The first element of success is the determination to succeed. 成功的首要因素是要有成功的 決心。 115.The first step is as good as half over. 第一步的成功等於事情的一半已完成。 116.The first step is the only difficulty. 萬事起頭難。 117.The first step to virtue is to abstain from vice. 避開作惡是走向美德的第一步。 118.The first wealth is health. 健康是最重要的財富。 119.The fool does think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. 愚者自以為聰明, 智者則有自知之明。 120.The fool has his heart on his tongue, the wise man keeps his tongue in his heart. 蠢人的心在嘴 上,聰明人的嘴在心裡。 121.The fool talks, and the wise man thinks. 蠢人嘴巴講,聰明人用心想。 122.The foundation of true joy is in the conscience. 真正的愉快之根本在於良心。 123.The fox changes his skin but not his habit. 狐狸可以改變皮毛,但不能改變習性。 124.The fox knew too much, that's how he lost his tail. 機關算盡太聰明,反誤了卿卿性命。 125.The fox smells his own stink first. 狐狸的臭味道,自己先嗅到。 126.The friar preached against stealing and had a goose in his sleeve. 嘴上真君子,行動爛小人。 127.The frog in well knows nothing of the great ocean. 井底之蛙不知汪洋大海。 128.The future belongs to him who knows how to wait. 未來屬於懂得等待的人。 129.The future of society is in the hands of mothers; if the world was lost through woman she alone can save it. 社會的前途掌握在母親們手中;如果世界由於女人而毀滅,那麼也只有女 人才可挽救。 130.The good seaman is known in bad weather. 壞天氣才能認識良好的海員。 131.The government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the earth. 民有、民治、民享的政府永世長存。 132.The grass is greener on the other side. 草是另一邊的綠。 133.The great and the little have need one of another. 偉大與渺小相得益彰。 134.The greater the truth, the greater the libel. 真理越大,誹謗也越大。 135.The greatest fool is he who worries about what he cannot help. 操心無法可想的事是最大的 傻瓜。 136.The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility. 真理最偉大的朋友是時間,最大的敵人是偏見,她永恆的伴侶是謙遜。 137.The greatest hate springs from the greatest love. 最大的恨產生於最大的愛。 138.The greatest liars talk most of themselves. 自吹自擂的人是最大的謊言者。 139.The greatest obstacle to progress is prejudice. 進步的最大障礙是偏見。 140.The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none. 最大的錯誤就是不認識錯誤。 141.The greatest pleasure of life is love. 愛是人生最大的樂趣。 142.The greatest talkers are always the least doers. 言語的巨人往往是行動的侏儒。 143.The great fish ear up the small. 弱肉強食。 144.The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious. 贈予者的心意可使饋贈的東西增加 價值而顯得珍貴。

145.The heart sees further than the head. 心之所見遠勝於目。 146.The heart that once truly loves never forgets. 真正的愛情是永不會忘記的。 147.The higher the ape goes, the more he shows his tail. 猴子爬得越高,尾巴越加暴露。 148.The highest art is to conceal art. 最高的藝術就是不露藝術。 149.The honest penny is better than the stolen dollar. 正當得到的一分錢,勝過偷來的一元錢。 150.The house shows the owner. 文如其人。 151.The hungry belly has no ears. 饑寒起盜心。 152.The imnportant thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it. 人生至要 的事是要有偉大的目標和達到這個目標的決心。 153.The joy of the heart makes the face merry. 喜形於色。 154.The last drop makes the cup run over. 失之過極。 155.The least said, the soonest mended. (or Least said, soonest mended) 少說為佳。 156.The leopard cannot change its spots. 江山易改,本性難移。 157.The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else. 說謊者所受到的懲罰決不是在於沒有人相信他,而是在於他不會相信任何別人。 158.The life of the wolf is the death of the lamb. 狼的生就是羔羊的死。 159.The lone sheep is in danger of the wolf. 孤獨的羊難免遭狼的危險。 160.The longest day has an end. 天下沒有不散的盛筵。 161.The longest way round is the shortest way home. 繞道似最遠,歸程是捷徑。 162.The love of beauty is an essential part of all healthy human nature. 愛美是所有健康人天性中 的一個重要部分。 163.The love of money and the love of learning rarely meet. 愛財與好學,實難相共容。 164.The love of money is the root of all evil. 愛財是萬惡之源。 165.The maintaining of one vice costs more than ten virtues. 保持一件壞事的代價超過十件好事。 166.The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything. 不犯錯誤的人往往也就是 無所作為的人。 167.The milk is spilled. 木已成舟。 168.The mill cannot grind with the water that is past. 覆水難收。 169.The mills of God grind slowly but sure. 天網恢恢,疏而不漏。 170.The money the miser hoards will do him no good. 守財奴積的財富,對他自己沒好處。 171.The moon does not heed the barking of dogs. 月亮不怕狗吠。 172.The moon is a moon whether it shines or not. 或名或暗,月亮總是月亮。 173.The moon is not seen where the sun shines. 小巫見大巫。 174.The more a man knows, the less he knows he knows. 懂得越多,就越知道自己懂得不多。 175.The more a man knows, the more he is inclined to be modest. 大智若愚。 176.The more a man knows, the more he see his ignorance. 大智若愚。 177.The more haste, she less speed. 欲速則不達。 178.The more noble, the more humble. 越高尚,越謙虛。 179.The more riches a fool hath, the greater fool he is. 愚人越富越愚蠢。

180.The more, the merrier. 多多益善。 181.The more the well is used, the more water it gives. 井水越打越多。 182.The more things a man is ashamed of the more respectable he is. 一個人引以為恥的事情越多, 就越可尊敬。 183.The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have. 做得越 多,則能做的越多;越是忙碌,則空閒越多。 184.The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance. 學得越多,就越發覺自己無知。 185.The more women look in their glass, the less they look to their house. 婦女照鏡越多,照管家 務就越少。 186.The morning sun never lasts a day. 好景不常。 187.The morning to the mountain the evening to the fountain. 凡是都有一定時間。 188.The most busiest men find (or have) the most leisure (or time) 最忙碌的人有最多的空閒。 189.The most useful learning in the world is that which teches us how to die well. 世界上最有用的 學問是告訴我們怎樣死得其所。 190.The most utterly lost of all days is that in which you have not once laughed. 完全虛度的日子 是你一次也沒有笑過的日子。 191.The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. 母親的心腸是孩子的課堂。 192.The mountain has brought forth a mouse. 虎頭蛇尾。 193.The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken. 狡兔三窟。 194.The mouth of a wise man is in his heart; the heart of a fool is in his mouth. 聰明人的嘴在心裡, 蠢人的心在嘴上。 195.The nearer the bone the sweeter the flesh. 骨肉越親,恩情越深。 196.The nearer to church, the farther from God. 近廟欺神。 197.The older the goose the harder to pluck. 越老越狡猾。 198.The old goose plays not with foxes. 老鵝不和狐狸一起玩。 199.The only cure for grief is action. 行動是對悲痛唯一的治療。 200.The only secret a woman can keep is that of her age. 女人能保守的唯一秘密是她的年齡。 201.The outsideer sees the best (or most) of the game. 旁觀者清。 202.The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body. 心頭的痛苦比肉體的痛苦更厲害。 203.The past is for wisdom, the present for action, but for joy the future. 過去是為了求取知識, 現在是為了付諸行動,而未來是為了享受歡樂。 204.The path down to evil is easy. 墮入罪惡的道路是容易走的。 205.The path of duty is the path of safety. 盡職的路是安全的路。 206.The path to glory is always rugged. 通向光榮的道路常常是坎坷不平的。 207.The peacock has fair feathers, but foul feet. 孔雀雖有華羽,但有賤足。 208.The person who arrives, ect early will (probably) succeed. 209.The pen is mightier than the sword. 文能勝武。 210.The pen is the tougue of the mind. 筆是心之舌。 211.The poor are rich when they are satisfied. 貧能知足即為富。 212.The poor man wants much, the miser everything. 貧窮人要求多,守財奴樣樣要。

213.The pot calls the kettle black. 五十步笑百步。 214.The proof of the pudding is in the eating. 空談不如實驗。(實踐出真知) 215.The raceis got by running. 賽跑要靠奔跑來贏得。 216.There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it. 海裡的好魚是取之不盡的。 217.There are but three ways of living: by working, by stealing, or by begging. 生活道路有三條︰ 勞動、偷盜或乞討。 218.There are lees to every wine. 美中有不足。 219.There are more foolish buyers than foolish sellers. 愚蠢的買主多魚愚蠢的賣主。 220.There are no birds of this year in last year's nests. 事過境遷。 221.There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live. 教育顯然有兩種︰一種是教人怎樣謀生,另一種是教人怎樣生活。 222.There are only two powers in the world, the sword and the pen; and in the end the former is always conquered by the latter. 世界上只有兩種力量︰刀和筆;而其結果,後者總是戰勝 前者。 223.There are spots in (or on) the sum. 人孰無過。 224.There are three ways of spreading news. -- telegraph, telephone, and tel-a-woman. 傳播新聞有 三種方法︰電報、電話和告訴女人。 225.There are two sides to every question. 每個問題都有兩個方面。 226.The receiver is as bad as the thief. 窩贓者和賊同罪。 227.There is a black sheep in every flock. 群群羊中有黑羊。 228.There is a crook in the lot of everyone. 人生皆有不如意處。 229.There is a great deal of difference between the eager man who wants to read a book, and the tired man who wants a book to read. 渴望求知的人需要讀書,累得疲勞的人也需要書讀, 兩種人的要求有很大的區別。 230.There is a skeleton in every house. 每座房子都有骨架。 231.There is a small choice in rotten apples. 朽木不可雕。 232.There is a time to speak and a time to be silent. 該說話時說話,該沈默時沈默。 233.There is but one step from the sublime to the ridiculous. 可敬與可笑之間只有一步之差。 234.There is honour among thieves. 盜亦有道。 235.There is life in the old dog yet. 老當益壯。 236.There is more trouble in having nothing to do than in having much to do. 無事可做比有許多 事要做更傷腦筋。 237.There is much to be said on both sides. 公說公有理,婆說婆有理。 238.There is noaccounting for tastes. 人各有所好。 239.There is no fire without smoke. 無火沒有煙。 240.There is no fool like an old fool. 老年荒唐無法可想。 241.There is no general rule without some exception. 普遍規律必有例外。 242.There is none without a fault. 人孰無過。 243.There is no paradise on earth equal to the union of love andd innocence. 人世間最大的幸福莫 如既有愛情而又清白無暇。

244.There is no place like home. 再好之處不如自己家。 245.There is no rose without a thorn. 玫瑰花沒有不長刺的。 246.There is no royal road to learning. 治學無坦途。 247.There is no smoke without fire. 無風不起浪。 248.There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. 事情本無好與壞,全在自己怎 麼想。 249.There is nothing which has not been bitter before being ripe. 事情在成功前沒有不艱苦的。 250.There is nothing worse than apathy. 哀莫大於心死。 251.There is no time like the present. 機不可失,時不再來。 252.There is no wealth like unto knowledge, for thieves cannot steal it. 沒有什麼財富像知識那樣 保險,因為它偷不去,搶不走。 253.Thereis no wool so white but a dyer can make it black. 羊毛再白,也能染黑。 254.There is safety in numbers. 人多勢眾。 255.The remedy for injuries is not to remember them. 醫治創傷的藥方就是忘卻創傷。 256.The remedy is worse than the disease. 醫療不得法,使病更糟糕。 257.The remembrance of past sorrow is joyful. 記住過去的不幸使人愉快。 258.There's as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it. 海裡的好魚是取之不盡的。 259.There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle. 老當益壯。 260.There's many a slip between the cup and the lip. 天有不測風雲。 261.There's more knows Tom Fool than Tom Fool knows. 臭名氣並不光彩。 262.The road to hell is paved with good intentions. 徒有良好的願望而不去努力實現,後悔莫及。 263.The rotten apple injuries its neighbours. 一隻死老鼠,弄贓粥一鍋。 264.The sacrifice of time is the costliest of all sacrifices. 損失時間是一切損失中代價最大的損 失。 265.The scalded cat fears cold water. 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩。 266.The sea complains it wants water. 大海總是抱怨水不夠。 267.The sea refuses no river. 大海有能容之量。 268.The secret of a good momory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. -- We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. 記憶力好的秘密在 於專心,而對於一個問題的專心取決於對這個問題的興趣。在我們心上留下深刻印象 的東西,我們是不大會忘記的。 269.The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportumity when it comes. 人生一 生中成功的秘訣是在機會來臨時要及時抓住。 270.The secret of success is constancy of purpose. 成功的秘訣是目標堅定。 271.The shortest answer is doing the thing. 最簡短的回答就是干。 272.The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time. 要想多做事情,最簡單 的辦法是一次只做一件事。 273.The sky is not less blue because the blind man does not see it. 天不會因瞎子看不見而減其藍 色。

274.The sleeping fox catches no poultry. 睡覺的狐狸抓不到雞鴨。 275.The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it. 有點禮貌使生活愉快,多點禮貌使 生活高尚。 276.The smiles of a pretty woman are the tears of the purse. 美女的微笑就是錢包的淚水。 277.The soul is not where it lives, but it loves. 心靈不在它生活的地方,而在它所愛的地方。 278.The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. 心有餘而力不足。 279.The still sow eats up all the draff. 不聲不響的豬吃光全部的飼料。 280.The style is the man. 文如其人。 281.The sun shines all alike. 太陽同樣地普照一切。 282.The surest way to be happy is to be busy. 要快樂,最可靠的辦法是忙碌。 283.The sweetest grapes hang the highest. 最甜的葡萄掛在最高的地方。 284.The sweetest thing in life. Is the welocme of a wife. 人生最甜蜜的事情就是愛妻的歡迎。 285.The tail does often catch the fox. 狐狸常因尾巴而被捕。 286.The tailor makes the man. 人靠衣裝。 287.The talent of success is nothing more than doing well whatever you do without a thought of fame. 成功沒有其它辦法,只有好好工作而不存名利思想。 288.The three foundations of learning: seeing much, suffering much, and studying much. 求學的三 個基本原則是︰多觀察、多吃苦、多鑽研。 289.The three things most difficult are, to keep a secret, to forget an injury, and to make good use of labour. 三件事最困難︰保守秘密,忘卻傷害和善用精力。 290.The tiger has once tasted blood is never sated with the taste of it. 老虎一次嘗到血,它的貪心 就更大。 291.The tongue is but three inches long, yet it can kill a man six feet high. 舌頭雖只三寸長,但能 殺害六尺漢。 292.The tongue is not steel yet it cuts. 舌頭不是鋼,傷人似刀劍。 293.The tongue of idle persons is never idle. 懶漢的舌頭並不閒。 294.The tortosis wins the race while the hare is sleeping. 兔子睡大覺,烏龜才得勝。 295.The truest politeness comes from sincerity. 真正的慇勤出於真誠。 296.The truths we least like to hear are those which it is most to our advantage to know. 我們最不 喜歡聽到的真實,總是我們知道了會大有好處的真實。 297.The unrighteous penny corrupts the righteous pound. 不正當得來的便士會使正當得來的英 鎊受到污濁。 298.The used key is always bright. 常用的鑰匙總是光亮的。 299.The virtue of a man ought to be measured not by his extraordinary exertions, but by his everyday conduct. 人的品德不能看他一時格外賣力,而要看他的日常行為。 300.The voice is the best music. 說話聲是最好的音樂。 301.The voice of one man is the voice of no one. 一個人的聲音是沒有力量的。 302.The voice of the people is the voice of God. 人民之聲力大無比。 303.The water that bears the boat is the same that swallows it up. 水能載舟,也能覆舟。 304.The weakest goes to the wall. 適者生存。

305.The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth. 精神財富是唯一的真正財富。 306.The wife is the key of the house. 妻子是一家的鑰匙。 307.The wine in the bolttle does not quench thirst. 瓶中之酒不解渴。 308.The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. 國家智慧,寓於格言, 它們精闢,而且簡練。 309.The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds, by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes, by instinct. 聰明人循理智辦事,平常人照經驗辦事,蠢人按需要辦事,畜生憑 本能辦事。 310.The wise hand doth not all that the foolish mouth speaks. 聰明人的手不做愚笨人所說的事。 311.The wise man has long ears and a short tongue. 聰明人耳朵長,嘴巴短。 312.The wise man is always a good listener. 智者善聽人言。 313.The wise man knows he knows nothing, but the fool thinks he knows it all. 聰明人知道自己不 懂什麼,蠢人則以為自己什麼都懂。 314.The wise man's tongue is a shield, not a sword. 智者之言,是保衛而非攻擊。 315.The wish is father to the thought. 有願望就有信念。 316.The wolf has a winning game when the shepherds quarrel. 鷸蚌相爭,漁翁得利。 317.The wolf may lose his teeth, but never his nature. 江山易改,本性難易。 318.The word "Impossible" is not in my dictionary. 我的詞典裡沒有「不可能」一詞的。 319.The word once spoken can never be realled. 一言既出,駟馬難追。 320.The work shows the workman. 什麼匠人出什麼活。 321.The world is comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel. 世界對思惟著的人來說, 是一出喜劇,而對憑感覺的人看來,只是一出悲劇。 322.The world is a ladder for some to go up and some down. 人間猶如一架梯,有人緣梯上升, 有人順梯下降。 323.The world is but a little place, after all. 有緣千里來相會。 324.The worst men often give the best advice. 最不行的人,往往能提出最好的意見。 325.The worst misfortunes are these that never hzppen. 最大的不幸是害怕不會發生的不幸。 326.The worth of a thing is best known by the want of it. 物以稀為貴。 327.They are never alone accompanied by noble thoughts. 思想高尚者決不會孤單。 328.They assume most who know the least. 懂得最少的人自以為最了不起。 329.They bray most that can do least. 說話最多的人,能做的事最少。 330.They die well that live well. 活著正常的人死也正常。 331.The years teach much which the days never know. 學問集年而成,而每日不自知也。 332.They must hunger in frost that will not work in heat. 少壯不努力,老大徒傷悲。 333.They that live longest must die at last. 活得最久長,終難免一亡。 334.They that (or who) live longest see most. 活得最長,見識最廣。 335.They that marry in green, their sorrow is soon seen. 過早地結婚,不久必悔恨。 336.They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. 淚水汪汪播種,得意洋洋收穫。 337.They who cannot do as they would, must do as they can. 不能為所欲為者,也當盡力而為之。

338.They who live in a worry. Invite death in a hurry. 生活多愁,死亡必速。 339.Things done cannot be undone. 木已成舟。 340.Things of a kind come together; people of a kind fall into the same group. 物以類聚,人以群 分。 341.Theings past cannot be recalled. 過去的事情無可挽回。 342.Theings present are judged by things past. 欲斷今日事,須知往日情。 343.Things rashly taken end as ill. 草率從事沒有好結果。 344.Things unreasonable are never durable. 不合理的事不會持久。 345.Think about the misforture of others that you may be satisfied with your own lot. 想想別人的 不幸,你可以對自己的命運感到滿足。 346.Think all you speak, but speak not all you think. 想想你所說的一切,不要全部說出你所想 的。 347.Thinking well is wise; planning well, wiser; doing well, wisest and best of all. 想得好,聰明; 籌畫得好,更聰明;做得好,最聰明最好。 348.Think much, speak little, and write less. 勤思考,寡發言,少落筆。 349.Think of the devil and he's looking over your shoulders. 說到曹操,曹操就到。 350.Think today and speak tomorrow. 三思而後行。 351.Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar. 同智者一起考慮,與俗人一起交談。 352.This world belongs to the energetic. 世界屬於精力旺盛的人。 353.Thoroughly to teach another is the best way to learn for yourself. 教學相長。 354.Those that make the best use of their time have none to spare. 能充分利用時間的人不會有時 間多餘。 355.Those who believe money can do everything are frequently prepared to do everything for money. 認為有了錢就能辦一切的人,往往準備為了錢而無所不為。 356.Those who climb high often have a fall. 爬得高往往跌得重。 357.Those who complain most are most to be complained of. 抱怨最多的人往往最招人怨。 358.Those who eat best and drink best often do worst. 吃得好喝得好的人往往幹得最糟。 359.Thos who eat most are not always fattest; those who read most, not always wisest. 吃得最多的 人不一定最肥胖,讀書最多的人不一定最聰明。 360.Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones. 自己有短處,不要揭別人的短處。 361.Those who work deserve to eat; those who do not work deserve to starve. 勞動者該得食,不 勞者該挨餓。 362.Though a lie be well dressd, it is ever overcome. 謊言即使打扮得不錯,到頭來總會被揭穿。 363.Though malice may darken truth, it cannot put it out. 惡意可以遮暗真理,但不能抹殺真理。 364.Though the fox run, the chicken hath wings. 狐狸雖會跑,小雞有翅膀。 365.Though the wound be healed yet a scar remains. 創傷可癒合,傷疤猶留存。 366.Though thy enemy seem a mouse, yet watch him like a lion. 即使敵人小如鼠,也要防他如 防虎。 367.Thought is the seed of action. 思想是行動的種子。

368.Though you cast out nature with a fork, it will still return. 本性難移。 369.Three removes are as bad as a fire. 三次搬家猶如一次失火。 370.Three things soon pass away; the echo of the woods, the rainbow, and woman's beauty. 三樣東 西最易消逝︰樹林的迴響, 彩虹和婦女的美貌。 371.Thrift is good revenue. 節約是個好收入。 372.Through obedience learn to command. 只有學會聽命於人,方能學會向人發號施令。 373.Throw away the apple because of the core. 因噎廢食。 374.Thy friend has a friend and thy friend's friend has a friend so be discreet. 你的朋友有朋友,朋 友的朋友又有朋友,所以要謹慎小心。 375.Time and tide wait for no man. 歲月無情。 376.Time and words can never be recalled. 消逝的時間和說出的話不能追回。 377.Time cures all things. 時間可以醫治一切創傷。 378.Time discloses (or reveals) all things. 時間會暴露一切。 379.Time does not bow to you,, you must bow to time. 必須抓緊時間。 380.Time flies. 時光易逝。 381.Time is great healer. 時間能夠治好(感情上的)創傷。 382.Time is money. 時間就是金錢。 383.Time is money, but money is not time. 時間就是金錢,但金錢不是時間。 384.Time marches on. 時光流逝不回頭。 385.Time past cannot be called back again. 光陰一去不復返。 386.Time past never returns, amoment lost, lost for ever. 過去的時間決不返回,浪費一點,永 遠消失。 387.Time reveals all things. 時間會揭露一切。 388.Time tames the strongest grief. 時間可以沖淡最強烈的悲傷。 389.Time tries all. 時間檢驗一切。 390.Time tries truth. 時間考驗真理。 391.Time works great changes. 時間能產生巨大的變化。 392.Time works wonders. 時間可以創造奇跡。 393.Timid dogs bark most. 狗膽小,拚命叫。 394.To a boiling pot flies come not. 蒼蠅不叮沸水壺。 395.To acquire wealth is difficult, to preserve it more difficult, but to spend it wisely most difficult of all. 積財難,守財最難,而聰明地散財最難。 396.To a crazy ship all winds are contrary. 對於一隻漫無目標的船來說,不論什麼方向的風都 是逆風。 397.To be angry with a weak man is a proof that you are not very strong yourself. 對弱者發脾氣證 明你自己並不很強。 398.To be of use in the world is the only way to be happy. 為善最樂。 399.To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. 維護和平最有 效的辦法之一是備戰。 400.To be virtuous is to do good. 行善是美德。

401.To care for wisdom and truth and the improvement of the soul is far better than to seek money and honour and reputation. 獲得智慧,尋求真理,並使心靈美好,要比追求金錢、 榮譽和 名聲好得多。 402.To convert defeat into victoty. 反敗為勝。 403.Today is the scholar of yesterday. 今天是昨天的學者。 404.To err is human. 人無完人。 405.To err is human; to forgive, divine. 人難免錯誤,寬恕別人是神聖的。 406.To forgive our enemies is a charming way of revenge. 饒恕敵人是一種巧妙的報復方法。 407.To gain teaches how to spend. 量入為出。 408.To have a stomach and lack meat; to have meat and lack a stomach; to lie in bed and cannot rest; are great miseries. 最大在痛苦在於胃口好而無肉食,有佳餚而無胃口,躺在床上而不 能休息。 409.To have money is a fear, not to have it a grief. 有錢使人擔心,沒錢使人傷心。 410.To hear a hundred times is not so good as to see once. 百聞不如一見。 411.To him that does everything in its proper time, one day is worth three. 辦事不失時機,一天可 抵三天用。 412.To know everything is to know nothing. 事事皆知,事事不懂。 413.To know how to wait is the great secret of success. 懂得如何等待是成功的秘訣。 414.To know one's self is true progress. 能有自知之明就是真正的進步。 415.To know the disease is half the cure. 找出病根等於治癒了一半。 416.To learn obeying is the fundamental art of governing. 學會順從是管理的基本藝術。 417.To live in the hearts of those left behind is not to die. 活在後人心,雖死而猶生。 418.To live long is almost everyone's wish, but to live well is the ambitiion of a few. 活得長幾乎是 每個人的願望,可是生活得好只是少數人的志氣。 419.To lose a freind is the greatest of all loses. 失掉朋友是一切損失中最大的損失。 420.To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence. 愛人和得到人愛是人生最大的 幸福。 421.To make enemies, talk; to make friends, listen. 要成仇敵,多講;要成朋友,多聽。 422.To marry a woman for her beauty is like buying a house for its paint. 由於面貌美麗而娶妻, 猶如油漆漂亮而買屋。 423.To mention the wolf's name is to see the same. 說到曹操,曹操就到。 424.Tomorrow comes never. 切莫依賴明天。 425.Tomorrow is another day. 明天有明天的事。 426.Too many cooks spoil the broth. 人多嘴雜。廚師多燒壞湯? 427.Too much humility is pride. 過分謙虛即驕傲。 428.Too much knowledge makes the head bald. 知識多,老得快。 429.Too much liberty spoils all. 太多的自由破壞了一切。 430.Too much spoils, too little is nothing. 過多反壞事,太少不濟時。 431.Too much water drowned the miller. 過猶不及。 432.Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow. 欲速則不達。

433.To pay a person in his own way. 以其人之道還治其人之身。 434.To preserve a friend three things are required: to honour him present, praise him absent, and assist him in his necessities. 維持友誼需要三點︰當面尊重他,背後讚揚他,需要時幫助 他。 435.To promise and give nothing is comfort to a fool. 允諾而不費什麼是給愚蠢人的安慰。 436.To read without reflection is like eating without digestion. 學而不思,猶如食而不化。 437.To really understand a man we must judge him in misfortune. 要真正瞭解一個人,需在不幸 中考察他。 438.To save time is to lengthen life. 省節時間就是延長壽命。 439.To say little and perform much is the characteristic of great minds. 少講多做是大智者的特性。 440.To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. 要奮鬥,要探索,要有所發現,而不要屈服。 441.To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour. 懷著希望去 旅行比抵達目的地更愉快;而真正的成功在於勤勞。 442.To travel through the world it is necessary to have the mouth of hog, the legs of a stag, the eyes of a falcon, the ears of an ass, shoulders of a camel, and the face of an ape, and overplus, a satchel full of money and patience. 周遊世界須有豬嘴巴,鹿的腿,鷹的雙眼,驢的耳, 駱駝的肩膀和猿猴的臉,尤其需要的是要有滿口袋的金錢和耐心。 443.Touch pitch and you will be defiled. 近朱者赤,近墨者黑。 444.To worry about tomorrow is to be unhappy today. 擔心明天,今天就不愉快了。 445.To youth I have but words of counsel -- work, work, work. 對青年人,我要奉勸幾句話︰工 作,工作,再工作。 446.Travel east or travel west, a man's own home is still the best. 走到東,走到西,最好還是到 家裡。 447.Tread on a worm and it will turn. 困獸猶鬥。 448.Troubles never come singly. 禍不單行。 449.True blue will never stain. 真金不怕火。 450.True coral needs no painter's brush. 真珊瑚無需刷油漆。 451.True friendship is a plant of slow growth. 真正的友誼像是生長緩慢的植物。 452.True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. 真誠的友誼 猶如強健的身體,要到失去它時,才知它的可貴。 453.True love is giving not taking. 真正的愛情是給而不是取。 454.True love never grows old. 真愛永不老。 455.True love shows itself in time of need. 急需時見真情。 456.True praise roots and spreads. 表揚真實,根深傳遠。 457.True wisdom is know what is best worth knowing, and to do what is best worth doing. 真正的 智慧是知道最值得知道的事情和做最值得做的事情。 458.Trust not the praise of a friend, nor the contempt of an enemy. 不要信賴朋友的讚揚,也不要 仇敵的輕蔑放在心上。 459.Trust thyself only, and another shall not betray thee. 只要信任你自己,別人不會辜負你。

460.Truth and love are two of the most powerful things in the world; and when they both go together they cannot easily be withstood. 真理和愛情是世界上力量最強大的兩樣東西,當它們兩 者走在一起時,它們是很難抵擋的。 461.Truth and roses have thorns about them. 真理和玫瑰,身上都刺。 462.Truth fears not the flames of slander and injustice. 真金不怕火。 463.Truth hath a good face, but ill clothes. 真理相貌好,但衣衫襤褸。 464.Truth is (or lies) at the bottom of the decater. 酒後露真言。 465.Truth is honest, truth is sure; Truth is strong and must endure. 真理不會騙人,切實無假;真 理的力量強大,永存不垮。 466.Truth is stranger than fiction. 真理比幻想更奇特。 467.Truth is the daughter of time. 真理是時間的女兒。 468.Truth is the foundation of all knowledge, and the cement of all societies.真理是一切知識的基 礎,是一切社團的紐帶。 469.Truth lies at the bottom of a well. 事實真相往往不在表面,而在深層。 470.Truth may be blamed, but shall never be shamed. 真理可能被指責,但是決不蒙恥辱。 471.Truth needs no colour; beauty, no pencil. 真理不些要色彩,美麗不需塗飾。 472.Truth, once crushed, will rise again. 真理是打不倒的。 473.Truth's best ornament is nakedness. 不加裝飾是真理的最好的裝飾。 474.Truth will conquer. 真理必勝。 475.Truth will prevail. 真理必勝。 476.Truth will stand without a prop. 真理能樹,不靠支持。 477.Try (your friend) before you trust him. 朋友要經考驗,才能取得信任。 478.Turn your tongue seven times before speaking. 話到嘴邊留三分。 479.Two blacks do not make a white.兩個烏黑不等於一個清白。 480.Two cats and a mouse, two wives in one house, two dogs and a bone, never agree in one. 兩貓 伴一鼠,兩妻居一屋,兩狗肯一骨,萬難同相處。 481.Two dogs over one bone seldom agree. 兩狗啃一骨,相持難服輸。 482.Two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it. 鷸蚌相爭,漁翁得利。 483.Two ears to one tongue, therefore hear twice as much as you speak. 兩隻耳朵對一舌,故應多 聽而少說。 484.Two heads are better than one. 集思廣益。 485.Two in distress makes sorrow less.同病相憐。 486.Two is company, but three is none.兩人成為伴,三人不結侶。 487.Two of a trade seldom agree.同行是冤家。 488.Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings. 小過彼此 不相諒,兩人友誼難長久。 489.Two quarrel and a third profits by it.鷸蚌相爭,漁翁得利。 490.Two sparrows on one ear of corn make an ill agreement. 一穗兩雀爭,意見亂紛紛。 491.Two things doth prolong your life: a quiet heart and a loving wife. 心情平靜妻賢淑,延年益 壽多得福。

492.Two wrongs don't make a right. 兩個錯誤不能構成一個正確。 U 共 6 條 1. Union is strength. 團結就是力量。 2. Unkindness destroys love. 粗暴毀愛情。 3. Unprofitable eloquence is like the cypress, which is great and tall, but bears no fruit. 無益雄辯 不濟事,猶如柏樹參天不結果。 4. Until all is over one's ambition never dies. 不到黃河心不死。 5. Use a book as a bee does flowers. 讀書如蜜蜂採花,吸取其中之精華。 6. Use is a second nature. 習慣成自然。 V 共 11 條 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Vain glory blossoms but never bears. 虛榮能開花,但從不結果。 Velvet paws hide sharp claws. 笑裡藏刀。 Venture a small fish to catch a great one. 吃小虧佔大便宜。 Victory belongs to the m ost persevering. 勝利屬於最堅強不屈的人。 Viture flies from the heart of a mercenary man. 人貪錢財,心無美德。 Virtue is a jewel of great price. 美德是無價之寶。 Virture is fairer far than beauty. 美德遠比美麗更美好。 Virtue is her (or its) own reward. 為善最樂。 Virtue is the only true nobility. 唯有美德是真正高貴的。 Virtue never grows old. 美德永遠不衰老。 Vows made in storms are forgotten in calms. 激動時所立的誓,平靜時會忘記的。

W 共 199 條 1. Wade not in unknown water. 不知水的深淺,不可粗心趟水過河。 2. Walk groundly; talk profoundly; drink roundly; sleep soundly. 行路踏實,言談深刻,飲酒豪 爽,睡眠酣暢。 3. Walls (or Pitchers) have ears. 隔牆有耳。 4. Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge. 粗心比無知更為有害。 5. War is death's feast. 戰爭是死亡的筵席。 6. War is the business of barbarians. 戰爭是野蠻人幹的事。 7. War makes thieves, and peace hangs them. 戰爭造成盜賊,和平把他們吊死。 8. Wash a dog, comb a dog, Still a dog, remains a dog. 本性難移。 9. Waste not, want not. 儉以防匱。 10. Waste of time is the most extravagant and costly of all expenses. 浪費時間是一切花費中最奢 侈豪華的費用。

11. Water afar quenches not fire. 遠水難救近火。 12. Water dropping day by day wears the hardest rock away. 水滴天天滴不停,石頭最堅也磨損。 13. Weak men wait for opportunity, but the strong men make it. 若者等待機會,強者創造機會。 14. We all do fade as a leaf. 我們都要像樹葉一樣枯萎。 15. Wealth is not his who has it, but his who enjoys it. 財富並不屬於擁有的人,而是屬於享用 的人。 16. Wealth makes worship. 財富能使人拜倒。 17. Wealth may be an excellent thing, for it means power, leisure, and liberty. 財富可能是一樣好 東西,因為它意味著權力,安逸和自由。 18. We are not born for ourselves. 人生非為己。 19. We can live without a brother, but not without a friend. 我們生活中可以沒有兄弟,但不能 沒有朋友。 20. We can live without our friends, but not without our neighbours. 生活可無友,鄰居不能無。 21. We first make our habits, and then our habits make us. 我們先養成習慣,然後習慣又左右我 們。 22. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. 如果不創造財富,就沒有權力享用財富;同樣地,如果不能創造 幸福,就沒有權利享受幸福。 23. We hope to grow old, yet we fear old age; that is, we are willing to live, and afraid to die. 我們 希望長大,但怕年老;就是,願意生,而害怕死。 24. We know not what is good until we have lost it. 有的時候不愛惜,失了以後空歎息。 25. We learn not at school, but in life. 學習不在校,而在生活中。 26. Well begun is half done. 良好開端,功成一半。 27. Well fed, wed bred. 衣食足,知榮辱。 28. We must repeat a thousand and one times that perseverance is the only road to success. 我們必 須千百次地反覆說明,堅韌不拔是取得勝利的唯一道路。 29. We never know the worth (or value) of water till the well is dry. 井枯方知水可貴。 30. We only live once,, but if we work it right once is enough. 我們生命只一次,好自為之一次 足矣。 31. We shall lie all alike in our graves. 一進墳墓,大家一樣。 32. We shall never have friends if we expect to find them without fault. 欲找朋友無缺點,永遠不 會有朋友。 33. We should never remember the benefit we have offered nor forget the favour received. 施惠莫 記,受恩莫忘。 34. We should push our work, the work should not push us. 我們要推動工作,不要讓工作推動 我們。 35. We should weep for men at their birth and not a t their death. 我們應在人降生時流淚,而不 該在人死亡時哭泣。 36. We soon believe what we desire. 一廂情願。

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What a sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. 不分畛域,一樣對待。 What cannot be cured must be endured. 事已無法可救,只得耐心忍受。 What does the moon care if the dogs bark at her? 月亮豈怕狗來吠。 What do you expect from a pig but a grunt? 狗嘴裡吐不出象牙。 Wahtever a man sow, that shall he also reap. 種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。 Whatever I do, I will do in my power. 無論我做什麼事,我都盡力而為之。 Whatever man has done man may do. 天下無難事。 Whatever you do, do with your might; Things done by halves are never done right. 不論做什麼 事要盡力去搞;事情做得不徹底,就不能算好。 What good shall I do this day? What good have I done today? 我今天要做些什麼好事?我今 天做了些什麼好事? What I have done is due to patient thought. 我的成就是由於堅忍地思索。 What is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh. 生於骨中者不會出肉外。 What is done by night appears by day. 若要人不知,除非己莫為。 What is done cannot be undone. 木已成舟。 What is known to three is known to everybody. 一件事情三個人知道就人人知道。 What is learnt in the cradle lasts (or is carried) to the grave. 小時學會的事情到老不會忘記。 What is not wisdom is danger. 不智的事是危險的。 What is one man's cloud is another man's sunshine. 此人烏雲蓋頂,彼人艷陽滿天。 What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. 適用於甲的,也適用於乙。 What is sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. 教育之於心靈,猶如雕刻 之於大理石。 What is there sadder under the sun than a day that is gone and notyhing done. 世界上沒有什麼 事情,較之虛度年華,一事無成,更使人痛心。 What is wealth good for, if it brings melancholy? 財富如帶憂鬱來,有了財富有何用? What is worth doing at all is worth doing well. 事既值得做,就把事做好。 What makes life dreary is the want of motive. 沒有目的,人生就黯淡無光。 What must be must be. 該怎麼樣的就怎麼樣。 What's bred in the bone will come out in the flesh. 生就的本性,總會暴露的。 What's done by night appears by day. 若要人不知,除非己莫為。 What's done can't be undone. 無可挽回。 潑水難收? What's learnt in the cradle lasts till the tomb. 小時學過的,至死不忘記。 What's lost is lost. 流水落花春去也。 What's more miserable than discontent? 有什麼比不知足更為痛苦? What soberness conceals, drunkenness reveals. 醉漢口裡露真言。 Whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye ever so to them. 己所欲,施於人。 What the eye does not see, the heart does not grieve over. 眼不見,心不煩。 What the eye sees not, the heart craves not. 目不瞬,心不亂。 What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks. 心直口快。 What we are ignorant of is immense. 我們不知道的東西多得不可勝數。

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What we do willingly is easy. 世上無難事,只要肯登攀。 What we learn with pleasure we never forget. 樂意學的東西決不會忘記。 What we lose in hake we shall have in herring. 失之東隅,收之桑榆。 What you dislike in another, take care to correct in yourself. 別人身上你不喜歡的東西,自己 身上的也要注意改正。 77. What you lose on the swings you gain (or get back) on the roundabouts. 失之東隅,收之桑榆。 78. What youth is used to, age remembers. 青年時經常做的事,老年時卻能記得起。 79. When a dog is drowning everyone offers him drink. 落井下石。 80. When a friend asks, there is no tomorrow. 朋友的要求不要拖。 81. When ale (or drink or wine) is in wit is out. 貪杯喪智。 82. When all men speak no man hears. 人人都講話,無人去聽它。 83. When anger blinds the mind, truth disapears. 怒火中燒瞎心眼,真理在前看不見。 84. Whe angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred. 怒時數十再說話,大怒數百 方開言。 85. When an opportunity is neglected, it never comes back to you. 機不可失,時不再來。 86. When stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty. 蠢 人做件羞愧事,總說義不容辭。 87. When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner. 馬屁精會面,魔鬼去赴宴。 88. When Greek meets Greek, then comes the tug of war. 龍爭虎鬥。 89. When guns speak it is too late to argue. 待到炮聲響,辯論已莫及。 90. When in doubt, play trumps. 舉棋苟不定,何妨將一軍。 91. When in Rome do as the Romans do. 入鄉隨俗。 92. When love puts in, friendship is gone. 愛情入,友誼出。 93. When one is about to act, one must reason first. 凡事要先思而後行。 94. When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window. 貧窮進門來,愛情飛窗外。 95. When riches increase, the body decreases. 財多體衰。 96. When rogues (or thieves) fall out, honest men come by their own. 盜賊一內鬨,好人就自在。 97. When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions. 禍不單行。 98. When the belly is full, the bones would be at rest. 飽暖圖安逸。 99. When the belly is full the mind is among the maids. 逸則思淫。飽則思淫慾? 100.When the cat's away the mice will play. 貓兒不在,老鼠造反。 101.When the fight begins within himself a man's worth something, 內心開始鬥爭時,為人就會 有價值。 102.When the ffish is caught the net is laid aside. 魚獲網棄。 103.When the fox preaches, take care of your geese. 佛口蛇心。 104.When the fruit is scarcest, its taste is sweetest. 物以稀為貴。 105.When the heart is afire, some sparks will fly out at the mouth. 心中發火,口吐妄言。 106.When the heart is full,, the tongue will speak. 胸有成竹,口若懸河。 107.When the sun comes in, the doctor goes out. 陽光入室,醫生出屋。 108.When the well is full, it will run over. 井水滿了要溢出。

109.When the wound is healed, the pain is forgotten. 好了傷疤忘了痛。 110.When three know it, all know it. 三人知,天下曉。 111.When two friends have a common purse, one sings and the other weeps. 兩友合用一錢包,一 個悲來一個笑。 112.When two ride on one horse, one must sit behind. 兩人共騎一匹馬,總有一個背後跨。 113.When war begins then hell opens. 戰爭一開始,地獄門敞開。 114.When we have gold we are in fear; when we have none we are in danger. 手頭有黃金,惶恐 很擔心;兩手都空空,處在危急中。 115.When wine is in truth is out. 酒後露真言。 116.When you go to buy, use your eyes not your ears. 你去購買東西時,要用眼睛莫用耳。 117.Where drums beat, laws are silent. 戰鼓一打,法律無聲。 118.Where love fails we espy all faults. 戀愛一旦遭失敗,缺點全都看出來。 119.Where love is there is faith. 有愛情就有忠誠。 120.Where might is master, justice is servant. 有強權,就沒有正義。 121.Where passion is high there reason is low. 感情高漲處,理智就低落。 122.Where the knot is loose the string slips. 結子一鬆掉,繩子就滑脫。 123.Where there is a will,, there is a way(or skill). 有決心,就有辦法。 124.Where (or While) there is life there is hope. 留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒。 125.Where there is no good within, no good comes out. 沒有內心的美,就沒有外在的美。 126.Where there's reek there's heat. 無風不起浪。 127.Where the sun enterd, the doctor does not. 陽光照耀處,醫生就不需。 128.Where they saw chance, we see law. 以前他們認為是偶然的,現在我們認為是必然的。 129.Wherever he is satisfied with what he does, he has reached his culminating point--he will progress no more. 一個人對所做的事感到自滿的,就達到了頂點,不會再前進了。 130.Where your will is ready, your feet are light. 下定了決心,腳步就輕盈。決心一下,腳下生 風? 131.While the grass grows the horse (or steed) starves. 遠水救不了近火。 132.While the priest climbs a post, the devil climbs ten. 道高一尺,魔高一丈。 133.While (or Where) there is life there is hope. 留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒。 134.While the word is in your mouth, it is your own; when 'tis once spoken, 'tis another's. 話未出口 屬於己,話一出口屬別人。 135.While we breathe, there is hope. 只要活著,就有希望。 136.Who answers suddenly knows little. 答得迅速,懂得不多。 137.Who are ready to believe are easy to deceive. 輕信的人容易受騙。 138.Who has never tasted bitter, knows not what is sweet. 不嘗黃連苦,怎知蜂蜜甜。 139.Who has no haste in his business mountains to him seem valleys. 做事不急,履險如夷。 140.Who holds the purse rules the house. 錢可神通。 141.Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl. 近朱者赤,近墨者黑。 142.Who knows most speaks (or says) least. 大巧若拙。

143.Who knows not how to dissemble knows not how to live. 掩飾感情全不會,怎樣生活必不 知。 144.Who lives by hope will die by hunger. 靠希望而生,必因飢餓而死。 145.Who loses liberty loses all. 失去自由即失去一切。 146.Who makes everything right must rise early. 要把事事都做好,必須堅持起得早。 147.Whom God would ruin, he first deprives of reason. 傷天害理,天誅地滅。 148.Who minds his own business has no time to mind other folks. 為人只顧自己事,就無時間關 心人。 149.Whom the gods love die young. 好人不長壽。 150.Whom we love best to them we can say least. 對我們的最愛的人,我們可說的話最少。 151.Who serves everybody gets thanks from nobody. 人人都侍候,個個不見好。 152.Who swims in sin shall sink in sorrow. 在罪惡中游泳的人,必將在悲哀中沈沒。 153.Who undertakes many things at once, seldom does anything well. 許多事情同時干,一件事 也辦不成。 154.Who will not keep a penny, shall never have many. 不積少,不會成多。 155.Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love. 壞人服從出於怕,好人服從出於愛。 156.Wickedness does not go altogether unrequited. 惡有惡報。 157.Wilful waste makes woeful want. 浪費招致窮困。 158.Wine and judgement mature with age. 酒存放年代越久越香,判斷力隨年齡而增長。 159.Wine in the bottle does not quench thirst. 瓶中之酒不解渴。 160.Wine is mirror of the mind. 酒後吐真言。 161.Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand. 手裡有錢財,不如胸中有文才。 162.Wisdom is a good purchase though we pay dear for it. 我們為了求知識,付出高價也值得。 163.Wisdom is better than gold or silver. 智慧勝過金銀。 164.Wisdom is more to be envied than riches. 才智比財富,令人更可羨。 165.Wisdom is only found in truth. 只有在真理中才能找到智慧。 166.Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body. 知識之於心靈,猶如健康之於身體。 167.Wise care begets care. 謹慎小心會導致憂心忡忡。 168.Wise men chanbge their mind, fools never. 聰明人隨機應變,愚蠢者固執己見。 169.Wise men have their mouth in their heart, fools their heart in their mouth. 智者嘴在心裡,蠢 人心在嘴上。 170.Wise men learn by other men's mistakes (or harms); fools by their own. 聰明人由別人的錯誤 獲得教訓,蠢人由自己的錯誤獲得教訓。 171.Wise men love truth, whereas fools shun it. 聰明人愛真理,蠢人背棄真理。 172.Wit bought is better than wit taught. 不經一事,不長一智。 173.Without a friend the world is a wilderness. 沒有朋友,世界就等於一片荒野。 174.Without danger we cannot get beyond danger. 沒有危險就不能解除危險。 175.Without health, life is not life, life is lifeless. 如無健康的身體,生活就不成為生活,人生 也毫無生氣。 176.Without hope, the heart would break. 如無希望,心就破碎。

177.Without method, little can be done to any good purpose. 不講究方法,辦事就沒有成效。 178.Without practice, hopes will be reduced to zero. 沒有實踐,希望會化為烏有。 179.Without respect, love cannot go far. 如不相互尊重,愛情就難發展。 180.Without wisdom wealth is worthless. 如果沒有智慧,財富就無價值。 181.With time and patience the leaf of the mulberry becomes satin. 只要功夫深,鐵杵磨成針。 182.Wit once bought is worth twice taught. 親身一次的經驗,抵得上老師兩次的教導。 183.Wit without learning is like a tree without fruit. 僅有機智而無真才實學,猶如一棵大樹不 結果。 184.Woe to him that is alone. 孤獨的人最苦惱。 185.Women in mischief are wiser than men. 婦女在受危害時比男子機智。 186.Wonders are many, and nothing is more wonderful than man. 奇跡很多,但沒有一件東西比 人更為奇妙。 187.Words are but wind. 耳聞不如一見。 188.Words cut (or hurt) more than swords. 言語比刀劍傷人更厲害。 189.Words pay no debts. 空言無補。 190.Work bears witness who does well. 工作能證明誰人做得好。 191.Work has a bitter root but sweet fruit. 勞動根雖苦,然而果實甜。 192.Working without a plan is sailing without a compass. 工作沒有打算,猶如航海沒有羅盤。 193.Work makes the workman. 工作出工匠。 194.Work today, for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow. 今天有事今天做, 明天可能事受阻。 195.Work will not kill a man but worry will. 累不死人愁死人。 196.Worry kills more men than work. 憂慮比勞累更傷人。 197.Would you know your daughter, see her in company. 若要知道你女兒,且看她和誰交往。 198.Write down the advice of him that loves you, though you like it not at present. 愛你的忠言且 記下,即使你目前不愛它。 199.Write it on your heart every day is the best day of the year. 要記住,每天是一年中最好的一 天。 Y 共 31 條 1. Years bring wisdom. 年長智也增。 2. Yesterday is dead, forget it; tomorrow does not exist, don't worry; today is here, use it. 昨天已 經消逝,把它忘掉;明天還未來到,不必煩惱;今天就在眼前,把它用好。 3. Yesterday will not be called again. 光陰一去不復返。 4. You are the greatest enemy if you are a coward, but if you are brave, you are your greatest friend. 如果你是膽小鬼,你就是自己最大的敵人;如果你是勇敢者,你就是自己最好的朋友。 5. You can do more than strike while the iron is hot; you can make the iron hot by striking. 鐵熱時, 你能做的不止是錘打,而錘打可使鐵熱。

6. You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all the time. 你可以一直愚弄一些人,甚至可以在某個時期愚弄 所有的人;但不能一直愚弄所有的人。 7. You cannot clap with one hand. 孤掌難鳴。 8. You cannot have two forenoons in the same day. 一日之中不可能有兩個上午。 9. You cannot flay the same ox twice. 一頭牛不能剝兩次皮。 10. You cannot judge a tree by its bark. 人不可貌相。 11. You cannot make a crab walk straight. 江山易改,本性難移。 12. You (or One) cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. 粗瓷碗雕不出細花來。 13. You cannot sell the cow and sup the milk. 你不可能出售乳牛,同時又要喝牛奶。 14. You can take a horse to the water but you cannot make him drink. 馬到河邊不喝水,逼馬低 頭亦枉然。(不要逼人做他不願做的事) 15. You can't eat your cake and have it. 不能既要吃餅,又要把餅保存。 16. You can't make bricks without straw. 沒有稻草,制磚難搞。 17. You can't make omelets (or omeletts) without breaking eggs. 有失才有得。 18. You have no goats, and yet you sell kids. 你雖無老山羊,卻出賣小山羊。 19. You make the failure complete when you stop strying. 不再努力之時,就是完全失敗之日。 20. You may force a man to shut his eyes, but you cannot make him sleep. 你可以迫人閉眼,但不 能使他睡覺。 21. You may go farther and fare worse. 一動不如一靜。 22. You may know the horse by his harness. 欲知馬如何,可看套馬索。 23. You must not pledge your own health. 切不可把健康作孤注一擲。 24. You must reap what you have sown. 種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。 25. You never know what you can do till you try. 事非經過不知難。 26. Young man may die but old men must die. 年輕人可能會死,老年人難免不亡。 27. You roll my log and I'll roll yours. 互相吹噓。 28. Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle, old age a regret. 青年冒失莽撞;成年發奮圖強;老 年遺憾懊喪。 29. Youth is life's seed-time. 青年時代是人生的播種期。 30. Youth is the season of hope, enterprise, and energy, to a nation as well as an individual. 青年時 期對國家和個人都是希望、創業和精力充沛的時期。 31. Youth looks forward and age backward. 青年人向前看,老年人向後看。 32. Youth means limitless possibilities. 年輕意味著無限希望。 Z 共 1 條 1. Zeal without knowledge is fire without light. 有熱情而無知識,猶如有火焰而無光芒。

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