· A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. 一着不慎,满盘皆输.
· All is not gold that glitters. 闪光的未必都是金子。
· A child is better unborn than untaught. 养不教,父之过。
· Art is long, life is short. 生命短暂,艺术长存。
· A friend is best found in adversity. 患难见真情。
· Although the sun shine, leave not your cloak at home. 未雨绸缪。
· A light heart live long. 心情开朗寿命长。不恼不愁,活到白头。
· An apple a day keeps the doctor away. 日吃苹果一只,身体健康不求医。
· All covet, all lose. 样样垂涎,样样失落。贪多嚼不烂。
· A good winter brings a good summer. 瑞雪兆丰年。
· All rivers run into the sea. 殊途同归。
· A small leak will sink a great ship. 千里之堤溃于蚁穴。
· All time is no time when it is past. 机不可失,时不再来。
· A baker's wife may bite of a bun, a brewer's wife may bite of a tun.
· A short cut is often a wrong cut.欲速则不达。
· A staff is quickly found to beat a dog with.欲加之罪,何患无辞。
· A prophet is not without honor save in his own country. 远来的和尚好念经。
· All feet tread not in one shoe. 众口难调。
· A uncut gem does not sparkle. 玉不琢,不成器。
· A young idler, an old beggar. 少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲。
· A crow is never the whiter for washing herself often.江山易改,本性难移。
· A little spark may kindle a great fire.星星之火,可以燎原。
· Beauty is but skin-deep. 美丽只是外表罢了
· Brevity is the soul of wit. 言以简洁为贵
· Bread is the staff of life. 民以食为天。 A uncut gem does not sparkle. 玉
· Behind the mountains there are people to be found.天外有天,山外有山。
· Better die standing than live kneeling 宁愿站着死,也不跪着生。
· Better be envied than pitied. 宁被人妒,不受人怜。

· Cats hide their claws.知人知面不知心。
· Cast an anchor to windward.未雨绸缪。
· Care and diligence bring luck.

· Deliberate slowly, execute promptly. 慎于思而敏于行。
· Diamonds cut diamonds. 棋逢对手,将遇良才。
· Danger past, God forgotten. 飞鸟尽,良弓藏。
· Dreams are lies. 梦不足信。
· Do not teach fish to swim. 不要班门弄斧。
· Do not have too many irons in the fire. 贪多嚼不烂。
· Do unto others as you would be done by. 己所不欲,勿失于人。

· Experience is the best teacher. 实践出真知。
· Every man is the architect (or artificer) of his own fortune. 自己幸福自己创。
· Evening red and morning grey are the sign of a fine day. 晚霞行千里。
· Every bean has its black. 金无足赤,人无完人。
· Even woods have ears.隔墙有耳。
· Enough is better than too much. 过犹不及。
· Every tub must stand on its own bottom. 人贵自立。
· Experience teaches. 吃一堑,长一智。