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A clear con science lau gh s at false accusat ion s .

心無愧者不怕別人誣告 .

As a m an s ows , s o h e sha ll reap . 種瓜得瓜 , 種

豆得豆 .

A can dle lig hts o thers a nd c ons umes itself . 蠟燭

照亮了別人 , 毀壞了自己 . ( 捨己為人之意 )


All road s lead to R ome. 條條大道通羅馬(行行

出狀元)

A ba d pe nn y always comes back. 惡有惡報

A co ntente d mi nd i s a perpet ual feast. 知足常樂

A leo pard can not c hange his sp ots. 江山易改,本

性難移

A word sp oken is p ast recallin g. 一言既出,駟馬

難追

Beaut y is i n t he eye of the b eho lder. 情人眼裏出

西施

Care kille d a cat. 憂慮致命(勞神喪命)

Charity begi ns at ho me. 修身齊家博愛天下


Clot hes m ake t he man. 人要衣裝,佛要金裝

Co mpariso ns are od io us. 人比人氣死人

Co nstant drip pin g wears away t he st one. 滴水穿

Cross the bri dge w hen y ou co me to i t. 船到橋頭

自然直

Cross the s tream where it is shall owest. 別自找麻


煩(由易處下手

Do n ot do the g uilt y dee d on ord inary da ys , i s

no t af raid at mi dni ght t hat t he sp irit kn ocks at

the d oor 平日不做虧心事,半夜不怕鬼敲門

Do a s yo u w oul d be d on e by . 你願別人怎樣對待

你 , 你就應怎樣對待別人 .

Death i s the great leveler. 死後萬人皆平等

Death q uit s all sc ores. 一死百了

Diamo nd cuts/c ut dia mo nd. 兩虎相爭必有一傷

(強中自有強中手)

Do (to ot hers ) as y ou wou ld b e do ne b y. 己所

欲施於人
Do i n R ome as the R oma ns d o . 入境隨俗

Do n't b ite off m ore than yo u can chew. 勿不自量

Do n't c han ge ho uses in m id-stream. 臨陣勿換將

Do n't c ou nt yo ur chic kens before the y are

hatche d. 勿打如意算盤(別過早樂觀得意)

Do n't fis h i n the tr ouble d waters. 勿混水摸魚


Do n't k ick again st the pricks. 勿以螳臂當車(勿

作無謂之抵抗徒傷自己)

Do n't l oo k a g ift horse i n t he mo ut h. 勿對所受禮

物挑剔抱怨

Do n't m ake a m ou ntai n ou t of a m ole hill. 勿小題

大作(勿誇大其辭)

Do n't m eet trou ble ha lfway. 勿杞人憂天

Do n't p ut all yo ur eg gs i n o ne ba sket. 不要孤注

一擲

Do n't p ut off t ill t omorrow w hat yo u ca n do

to day. 今日事今日畢

Do n't p ut the cart before t he horse. 勿本末倒置


Do n't q uarrel with y our bread an d b utter. 勿自砸

飯碗

Do n't teac h yo ur gran dm other to suc k eg gs. 勿班

門弄斧

Do n't wa sh y our d irty li nen i n p ubl ic. 家醜不可

外揚

Do g do es n ot eat d og. 狗不咬狗(同類不相殘)


Easier s aid t han d on e. 說來容易做來難

Easy c ome eas y go. 徼悻之財難久留(賺得容易

花得快)

Empt y ves sels ma ke t he mo st s ou nd. 空桶響叮噹

(好吹者不實在)

Even a worm will turn. 狗急跳牆

Even H omer so metimes no ds. 智者千慮必有一失

(人非聖人,熟能無過)

Everyb ody's b us iness is n ob od y's bu sine ss. 眾人

之事乏人管

Every clo ud h as a s ilver li nin g. 否極泰來

Every do g h as h is/it s da y. 十年風水輪流轉


Every ma n has his taste. 人各有所好

Every mi nute c ou nts. 分秒必爭

Every wh y ha s a wherefore. 事出有因

Examp le is b etter than precept. 身教重於言教

Extremes meet. 物極必反

Evil b e to him who evil t hin ks . 思邪惡者 , 邪惡

必臨其身 .
Forgi ve and forget . 不念舊惡 , 不記前嫌 .

He that is ill to h im self wi ll be g oo d t o n ob od y .

不能自愛 , 焉能愛人 .

Kn ow that can im prove t he greatest here by

mista ke 知錯能改善莫大焉

Murder will o ut . 行兇作惡 , 終必敗露 .

One g oo d t urn de serves an other . 善行必有善報 .

Respect yo urself , or no on e else will respect y ou

.人必自敬 , 而後人必敬之 .

Steal chic ken's g oo d to lose han dful of rice 偷雞


不成蝕把米