1.a good thing is known when it is lost.
2.a man does not live only by bread.
3.a pet lamb makes a cross ram.
4.an ill life, an ill end.
5.as busy as a bee.
6.as you make your bed,you must lie on it.
7.bend the willow while it is still young.
8.broaden one"s scope of knowledge and widen one"s horizon.
9.different strokes for different folks.
10.do not throw the baby away with the bath water.
11.each follows his own bent.
12.early birds catch worms.
13.east, west ,home is the best.
14.every man has his hobby-hose.
15.every man has his liking.
16.every one has his taste.
17.every rose has its thorn.
18.everyone is equal.
19.forgetting history means betrayal.
20.good things stay indoors while bad things will go far away.
21.gossip is a fearing thing.
22.great thieves hang little ones.
23.happiness lies in having many children.
24.health is better than wealth.
25.horse for courses.
26.ill news travels fast.
27.it is good to learn at another man"s cost.
28.learn from other"s strong points to offset one"s weakness.
29.love me, love my dog.
30.no garden without weeds.
31.no man can do two things at one.
32.no sweet without sweat.
33.nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
34.offence is the best defense.
35.one good turn deserves another.
36.other times,other manners.
37.parents are the first teachers of the children.
38.prevention is better than cure.
39.rome wasn"t built in a day.
40.so many countries, so many customs.
41.the game is not worth the candle.
42.thegreat put the little on the hook.
43.the loss outweighs the gain.
44.the older,the wiser.
45.the outlook sees the games best.
46.the spector sees most clearly.
47.the survival of the fittest.
48.the voice of the people is the voice of god.
49.tit for tat.
50.to err is human, to forgive is divine.
1. Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。
批注：运用了押头韵的写法，p对p;再如：pride and prejudice(傲慢与偏见)
2. God helps those who help themselves. 自助者天助。
批注：those who…也是一种替换people的表示“人”的写法;比如:Those who break thelaw should be brought tojustice.(违法必究)
3. Easier said than done. 说起来容易做起来难。
4. Where there is a will, there is a way. 有志者事竟成。
5. A small mistake will trigger huge consequences. 失之毫厘，谬之千里。
批注：trigger，表示“引发”，可用cause, result in, lead to等替代。
6. Experience is the mother of wisdom. 实践出真知。
批注：mother是经典的表示“原因”的比喻，…is the mother of…也是一个经典句型。比如failure is the mother ofsuccess.
7. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.
8. Beauty without virtue is a rose without fragrance.
9. More hasty, less speed. 欲速则不达。
批注：我们只学过the more…, the more(越…越…)的.句型，这句话是前后相反的比较级，只得注意。
10. It’s never too old to learn. 活到老，学到老。
11. All that glitters is not gold. 闪光的未必都是金子。
12. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
批注：begin with值得学习表示“以…为开端”，如Asuccess begins with a good beginning.
13. Look before you leap. 三思而后行。
14. Rome was not built in a day. 伟业非一日之功。
15. Great minds think alike. 英雄所见略同。
批注：alike是一个副词，表示“相似”，值得大家多使用。They look alike. 他们长得相似。
16. It is hard to please all. 众口难调。
17. Action speaks louder than words. 行动胜于语言。
18. Bad news travel fast. 坏事传千里。
19. A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难见真情。
20. Do as Romans do in Rome. 入乡随俗。
276、A penny saved is a penny earned(or gained). 省钱就是赚钱。
277、A pet lamb makes a cross ram. 宠坏的小羊将成为脾气坏的大羊。
278、A poor man who takes a rich wife has a ruler, not a wife. 穷汉娶富妻，必受老婆欺。
279、Apothecaries would not sugar their pills unless they were bitter. 好药不苦不会加糖衣。
280、Apparel makes the man. 马靠鞍装，人靠衣装。
281、Appearances are deceitful. 人不可貌相，海水不可斗量。
282、Appetite comes with eating. 食欲越吃越旺。
283、A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. 白日不做亏心事，夜半不怕鬼敲门。
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，而学无涯。
286、A ready way to lose friend is to lend him money. 失友都因借钱起。
287、A road of a thousand miles begins with one step. 千里之行始于足下。
288、A rolling stone gathers no moss. 滚石不生苔，转业不聚财。
289、Art lies in concealing art. 隐而不露即艺术。
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. 言为心声。
292、As a man sows, so he shall reap. 种瓜得瓜，种豆得豆。
293、A secret between more than two is no secret. 两人以上知道的秘密就不算秘密。
294、A servant is known by his master""s absence. 主人不在可以看出仆人的品行来。
295、A silent tongue and true heart are the most admirable things on earth. 缄默的嘴，真诚的心，是世界上最令人赞美的东西。
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. 什么工人出什么活。
298、Ask no questions and you will be told no lies. 如果你少问，谎言就难进。
299、A smart coat is a good letter of introduction. 人要衣装，佛要金装。
300、A small leak will sink a great ship. 一个小漏洞可能弄沉一艘大轮船。
301、A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.平静的海洋练不出熟练的水手。
302、A sow, when washed; returns to the muck. 江山易改，本性难移。
303、A spot is most seen on the finest cloth. 最清洁的布上，污点特别显眼。
304、As soon as you have drunk, you turn your back upon the spring. 忘恩负义。
305、A staff is quickly found to beat a dog with. 欲加之罪，何患无辞。
306、As the best wine makes the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turns to the deadliest hatred. 美酒可制成烈醋，热爱能变为深仇。
307、As the call, so the echo. 发什么声音，有什么回声。
308、As the fool thinks, so the bell clinks. 一厢情愿。
309、As the inner life is, so will be the language. 言为心声。
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. 试金石可以试金，正如黄金可以试人。
312、As the tree falls, so shall it lie. 自作自受。
313、As the tree, so the fruit. 长什么树，结什么果。
314、As they sow, so let them reap. 种瓜得瓜，种豆得豆。
315、A still tongue makes a wise head. 智者寡言。
316、A stitch in time saves nine. 小洞不补，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. 一叶便知秋。
319、A stumble may prevent a fall. 小惩大诫。
320、As well be hanged for a sheep as for a lamb. 偷大偷小都是贼。
321、As worms are bred in a stagnant pool, so are evil thoughts in idleness. 虫蛆在死水中孵化，邪念在懒惰中养成。
322、As you brew, so must you drink. 自搬石头自压脚。
323、As you make your bed so you must lie on it. 自食其果。
324、As you sow you shall mow. 种瓜得瓜，种豆得豆。
325、At night, all cats are grey. 猫在夜晚皆灰色(丑妍暗中难分辨)。
326、A tall tree catches the wind. 树大招风。
327、A tattler is worse than a thief. 搬弄是非者，恶劣甚于贼。
328、A thief is a thief, whether he steals a diamond or a cucumber. 偷多偷少都是贼。
329、A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf. 贼了解贼，正如狼了解狼。
330、A thing is bigger for being shared. 插手人一多，事态就扩大。
331、A thousand friends are few, one enemy is too many. 朋友千人尚觉少，仇敌一人犹嫌多。
332、A thousand probabilities do not make one truth. 一千个“或有”不能造成一个事实。
333、A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. 千言万语不如一个行动。
334、A threatened blow is seldom given. 虚张声势，吓唬而已。
335、At open doors dogs come in. 狗从开着的门中进来。
336、A tree is known by its fruit. 观其行而知其人。
337、A true friend is known in the day of adversity. 疾风知劲草，患难知友情。
338、A true friend is one soul in two bodies. 真正的朋友好似两个身子长著一颗心。
339、A true jest is no jest. 真正的笑话不是笑话。
340、A true man and a thief think not the same. 君子和窃贼的思想不同。
A bad beginning makes a bad ending.不善始者不善终。
A bad thing never dies.遗臭万年。
A bad workman always blames his tools.不会撑船怪河弯。
A bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush.一鸟在手胜过双鸟在林。
A boaster and a liar are cousins-german.吹牛与说谎本是同宗。
A bully is always a coward.色厉内荏。
A burden of one"s choice is not felt.爱挑的担子不嫌重。
A candle lights others and consumes itself.蜡烛照亮别人，却毁灭了自己。
A cat has 9 lives.猫有九条命。
A cat may look at a king.猫也可以打量国王，意为人人平等。
A close mouth catches no flies.病从口入。
A constant guest is never welcome.常客令人厌。
Actions speak louder than words.事实胜于雄辩。
Adversity leads to prosperity.穷则思变。
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.逆境出人才。
A fair death honors the whole life.死得其所，流芳百世。
A faithful friend is hard to find.知音难觅。
A fall into a pit, a gain in your wit.吃一堑，长一智。
A fox may grow gray, but never good.江山易改，本性难移。
A friend in need is a friend indeed.患难见真情。
A friend is easier lost than found.得朋友难，失朋友易。
A friend is never known till a man has need.需要之时方知友。
A friend without faults will never be found.没有十全十美的朋友。
"After you" is good manners.“您先请”是礼貌。
A good beginning is half done.良好的开端是成功的一半。
A good beginning makes a good ending.善始者善终。
A good book is a good friend.好书如挚友。
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.一本好书，相伴一生。
A good conscience is a soft pillow.不做亏心事，不怕鬼叫门。
A good fame is better than a good face.美名胜过美貌。
A good husband makes a good wife.夫善则妻贤。
A good medicine tastes bitter.良药苦口。
A good wife health is a man"s best wealth.妻贤身体好是男人最大的财富。
A great talker is a great liar.说大话者多谎言。
A hedge between keeps friendship green.君子之交淡如水。
A joke never gains an enemy but loses a friend.戏谑不能化敌为友，只能使人失去朋友。
A leopard cannot change its spots.积习难改。
A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth.说谎者即使讲真话也没人相信。
A light heart lives long.静以修身。
A little body often harbors a great soul.浓缩的都是精品。
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.一知半解，自欺欺人。
A little pot is soon hot.狗肚子盛不得四两油。
All are brave when the enemy flies.敌人逃窜时，人人都成了勇士。
All good things come to an end.天下没有不散的筵席。
All rivers run into sea.海纳百川。
All roads lead to Rome.条条大路通罗马。
All that ends well is well.结果好，就一切都好。
All that glitters is not gold.闪光的不一定都是金子。
341、A useful trade is a mine of gold. 一样有用的手艺是取之不尽的财富。
342、A valiant man""s look is more than a coward""s sword. 勇士的神色胜过懦夫的刀剑。
343、Avarice blinds our eyes. 财迷心窍。
344、Avarice increases with wealth. 越富越贪。
345、A wanderer who is determined to reach his destination does not fear the rain. 决心赶到目的地，浪汉何惧雨来淋。
346、A watched pot is long in boiling. 心急水不沸。
347、A wicked book is the wickeder because it cannot repent. 一本坏书危害无穷。
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. 智者通权达变，愚者刚愎自用。
352、A wise man needs not blush for changing his purpose. 智者不耻于改变初衷。
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. 聪明的人能随机应变。
355、A woman""s work is never at an end. 妇女的活计做不完。
356、A word is enough to the wise. 对明智者一言已足。
357、A word spoken is an arrow let fly. 一言既出，驷马难追。
358、A word spoken is past recalling. 一言既出，驷马难追。
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，种下祸根。