the empty vessels make the greatest sound .
eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation .
natural abilities are like natural plants that need pruning by study.
if you don't learn to think when you are young , you may never learn .
habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step a time.
optimist: a man who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.
in education we are striving not to teach youth to make a living, but to make a life.
a man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
the important thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it.
fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.
there is only one success --- to be able to spend your life in your own way.
nothing in life is to be feared. it is only to be understood.
better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
activity is the only road to knowledge .
imagination is more important than knowledge .
a great part to the information i have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way .
speak of the devil. 说曹操, 曹操就到。to suffer for one’s wisdom.聪明反被聪明误。newbroom sweeps clean. 新官上任三把火。a miss is as good as a mile. 差之毫厘，失之千里。enough is as good as a feast．知足常乐。
1.a dress is like a barbed fence. it protects the premises without restricting the view. 服饰就象铁丝网，它阻止你冒然行动但并不妨碍你尽情的观看。2.a friend in need is a friend indeed.患难见真知。
what is language for? some people seem to think it’s for practicing grammar rules and learning lists of words——the longer the words the better. that’s wrong. language is for the exchange of ideas, for counication....
[英文]：on earth there is nothing great but man; in the man there is nothing great but mind. [中文]：地球上唯一伟大的是人,人身上唯一伟大的是心灵. [出处]：a.hamilton 哈密尔顿 [英文]：everything ought to be beautiful in a...
a man is known by his friends. 视其友，知其人 a man who has friends must show himself friendly. 要想交朋友，就得有诚意 a merry heart goes all the way. 心情愉快，万事顺利 a miss is as good as a mile....
he sits no sure that sits too high.高处不胜寒。he that respects not is not respected.欲受人敬，要先敬人。so said, so done.说到做到。言出必行。haste makes waste.忙乱易错。欲速则不达。
the important thing in life is to have a great aim , and the determination to attain it.人生重要的事情就是确定一个伟大的目标，并决心实现它。
new year's eve is like every other night; there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has...