a bad beginning makes a bad ending.
a bad thing never dies.
a bad workman always blames his tools.
a bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush.
a boaster and a liar are cousins-german.
a bully is always a coward.
a burden of one's choice is not felt.
a candle lights others and consumes itself.
a cat has 9 lives.
a cat may look at a king.
a close mouth catches no flies.
a constant guest is never welcome.
actions speak louder than words.
adversity leads to prosperity.
adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
a fair death honors the whole life.
a faithful friend is hard to find.
a fall into a pit, a gain in your wit.
a fox may grow gray, but never good.
a friend in need is a friend indeed.
a friend is easier lost than found.
a friend is never known till a man has need.
a friend without faults will never be found.
'after you' is good manners.
a good beginning is half done.
a good beginning makes a good ending.
a good book is a good friend.
a good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
a good conscience is a soft pillow.
a good fame is better than a good face.
a good husband makes a good wife.
a good medicine tastes bitter.
a good wife health is a man's best wealth.
a great talker is a great liar.
a hedge between keeps friendship green.
a joke never gains an enemy but loses a friend.
a leopard cannot change its spots.
a liar is not believed when he speaks the truth.
a light heart lives long.
a little body often harbors a great soul.
a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
a little pot is soon hot.
all are brave when the enemy flies.
all good things come to an end.
all rivers run into sea.
all roads lead to rome.
all that ends well is well.
all that glitters is not gold.
all things are difficult before they are easy.
all work and no play makes jack a dull boy.
a man becomes learned by asking questions.
a man can do no more than he can.
a man cannot spin and reel at the same time.
a man is known by his friends.
a man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
the man who has made up his mind to win will never say impossible. 凡是决心取得胜利的人是从来不说不可能的。
tell me you are mine. i'll be yours through all the years, till the end of time. 请告诉我你是我的。岁岁年年，我都属于你，永远永远。 love is a fire which burns unseen. 是无形燃烧的火焰。
i love you not because of who you are, but because of who i am when i am with you. 我爱你，不是因为你是一个怎样的人，而是因为我与你在一起时的。
the paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more, but have less; we buy more but enjoy less....
[英文]：life is real, life is earnest.[中文]：人生真实,人生诚挚.[出处]：h.w.longfellow 朗费罗(美国诗人)[英文]：life is compared to a voyage.[中文]：人生好比是一次航程.[英文]：life would be too smooth if it had no rubs...
what's in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.名称有什么关系呢？玫瑰不叫玫瑰，依然芳香如故。—shakespearethere is but one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.崇高与荒谬仅一步之遥。
·the sting of a reproach is the truth of it. 指责带给你刺痛，正是它的忠实之处。·virtue and happiness are mother and daughter. 美德和犹如母女。
if one only wished to be happy , this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier than other people , and this is always difficult , for we believe others to be happier than they are....