1. A bad workman always blames his tools. 拙匠总怪工具差。

2. A contented mind is a perpetual feast. 知足长乐。

3. A good beginning is half the battle. 好的开端等于成功一半。

4. A little pot is soon hot. 壶小易热,量小易怒。

5. All lay loads on a willing horse. 好马重负。

6. A merry heart goes all the way. 心情愉快,万事顺利 。

7. Bad excuses are worse than none. 狡辩比不辩护还糟 。

8. Character is the first and last word in the success circle.


9. Cleanliness is next to godliness. 整洁近于美德 。

10. Courtesy costs nothing. 彬彬有礼,惠而不费 。

11. Doing nothing is doing ill. 无所事事,必干坏事。

12. Early to bed, early to rise, make a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

睡得早,起得早,聪明、富裕、身体好 。

13. Empty vessels make the most noise. 满瓶子不响,半瓶子晃荡 。

14. Every man hath his weak side. 人皆有弱点 。

15. Everything ought to be beautiful in a human being: face, dress, soul and idea.


16. Extremes are dangerous. 凡事走向极端是危险的 。

17. Good advice is harsh to the ear. 忠言逆耳 。

18. Grasp all, lose all. 欲尽得,必尽失 。

19. Great hopes make great men. 伟大的理想造就伟大的人物。

20. Handsome is he who does handsomely. 行为美者才真美。

21. Have but few friends, though many acquaintances. 结交可广,知己宜少。

22. Hear all parties.兼听则明,偏听则暗 。

23. He is a wise man who speaks little. 智者寡言。

24. He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first. 有自知之明者被人尊敬。

25. He is rich enough that wants nothing. 无欲者最富有,贪欲者最贫穷。

26. He is truly happy who makes others happy. 使他人幸福的人,是真正的幸福。

27. Honesty is the best policy. 诚实乃上策。

28. Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.?? 抱最好的希望,作最坏的准备

29. Idleness is the root of all evil. 懒惰是万恶之源 。

30. If we dream, everything is possible. 敢于梦想,一切都将成为可能。

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