Chinese/English proverbs

1 ) He who has health has hope.
….. 留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒
2 ) Liberty is the right to do everything which the laws allow.
….. 自由就是在法律允許下的範圍下有權做任何事
3 ) Two heads are better than one.
….. 三個臭皮匠,勝過一個諸葛亮
4 ) Misery loves company.
….. 禍不單行
5 ) It is better to win the peace and to lose the war.
….. 寧願贏得和平而輸掉戰爭
6 ) God’s mill grinds slow but sure.
….. 天網恢恢,疏而不漏
7 ) It takes all sorts to make a world.
….. 一種米養百種人 ( 世界是形形色色的人所組成的 )
8 ) There are sides to every question.
….. 每個問題都有正反兩面看法 ( 公說公有禮,婆說婆有禮 )
9 ) Rome was not built in a day.
….. 羅馬不是一天造成的
10) Self-trust is the first secret of success.
….. 自信是成功的地一祕訣
11) Every man has his taste.
…..人各有所好
12) Experience is the extract of suffering.
…..經驗是由痛苦中粹取出來的
13) Imagination is more important than knowledge.
…..想像力比知識更重要
14) Words cut more than swords.
…..舌劍利於刀劍
15) The leopards cannot change his spots.
…..江山易改,本性難移
16) The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth.
…..心靈的財富才是唯一真正的財富
17) Love makes the worldgo round.
…..愛使世界運轉
18) Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
…..情人眼裡出西施
19) Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in same direction.
…..愛並不在於彼此相對
20) It takes all sorts to make a world.
…..一種米養百種人 ( 世界是形形色色的人所組成的 )
21) Life is not merely living but living in health.
…..生活不只要活,而且要活的健康
22) There is no rose without a thorn.
…..朵朵玫瑰皆有刺 (沒有十全十美的人生 )
23) What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.
…..人真正珍惜的是未得到的,而不是所擁有的
24) Trust men and they will be true to ypu.
…..相信他們,他們才會對你忠誠 ( 信人者人恆信之 )
25) An eye for an eye, and we will all go blind.
…..以牙還牙,兩敗俱傷 ( 以眼還眼使我們全都瞎眼 )
26) A bad penny always comes back.
…..惡有惡報
27) Pardon is the most glorious revenge.
…..寬恕是最偉大的報復
28) Patience is better but its fruit is sweet.
…..保持耐性是痛苦的,但它的果實是甜美的
29) He who has hope has everything.
…..擁有希望的人擁有一切
30) Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
…..沒有熱誠難成大事
31) Time flies.
…..時光飛逝
32) Time is money.
…..時間就是金錢
33) Tommorrow never comes.
…..明天永不來
34) Practice makes perfect.
…..熟能生巧
35) Unity is strength.
…..團結就是力量
36) Knowledge is power.
…..知識就是力量
37) Might is right.
…..強權就是公理
38) Live and learn.
…..活到老,學到老
39) Haste makes waste.
…..欲速則不達
40) Seeing is believing
…..百聞不如一見
41 ) An uncut gem goes not sparkle.
….. 玉不琢,不成器
42 ) It is as well to know which way the wind blows.
….. 識時務者為俊傑
43 ) Sow nothing, reap nothing.
….. 無功不受祿
44 ) A word once spoken can never be recalled.
….. 一言既出,駟馬難追
45 ) To entertain an angel unawares.
….. 有眼不識泰山
46 ) While the grass grows the horse starves.
….. 遠水解不了近渴
47 ) If you live with a lame person you will learn to limp.
….. 近朱者赤 近墨者黑
48 ) Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
….. 今日事今日畢
49 ) Give him an inch and he’ll take a yard.
….. 得寸進尺
50) It is more blessed to give than to receive.
….. 施比受更有福
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