A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A bit in the morning is better than nothing all day.
A bully is always a coward.
A burnt child dreads the fire.
A clean hand wants no washing.
A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
A fool knows more in his own house than a wise man in another.
A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.
A good archer is not known by his arrows but his aim.
A handsaw is a good thing,but not to shave with.
A hero is nothing but a product of his time.
A lazy youth, a lousy age.
A little kiss while you are sleeping, to give you sweeter dreams.
A little labour, much health.
A little of everything, and nothing at all.
A man at sixteen will prove a child at sixty.
A penny saved is a penny gained.
A poet is a man who puts up a ladder to a star and climbs it while playing a violin.
A poet is born,not made.
A snob has to spend so much time being a snob that he has little time left to meddle with you.
Actual practice builds up genuine knowledge; a strict master brings up accomplished disciples. / From actual practice comes sound knowledge; from a strict master, a brilliant disciple.
All are not saints that go to church.
All is not at hand that helps.
All men have a reason,but not all men can give a reason.
All readers can be divided into two classes:those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
All that glitters is not gold.
Alms never make poor.
Anger is seldom without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
As a tree falls, so shall it lie.
As is the workman so is the work.
As man sows, so he shall reap.
As the tree,so the fruit.
Ask no questions and you will be told no lies.
At what time?
Beauty in things exist in the mind which contemplates them.
Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear.
Best to bend while it's a twig.
Better master one than engage with ten.
Better to do well than to say well.
Books and friends should be few but good.
Call a spade a spade.
Chains do not hold a marriage together, It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
Christmas comes but once a year,But when it comes it brings good cheer.
Co-operation is doing with a smile what you have to do anyhow.
Credit keeps the crown of the causeway.
Death is the only pure,beautiful conclusion of a great passion.
Death is the privilege of human nature, and life without it were not our taking.
Deliberate slowly, execute promptly.
Deliberating is not delaying.
Drawn wells are seldom dry.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy and Wise.
Easier said than done
Easier said than done.
Eat at pleasure,drink with measure.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Everything can be bought except time.
Example is better than precept.
Facts are stubborn things.
Failure is the mother of success.
Failure is the only high road to success.
Fame is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
Fashion is a very popular magazine in America.
Fate leads the willing but drives the stubborn.
First think, then speak.
Fools learn nothing from wise men,but wise men learn much form fools.
For every evil under the sun, There is a remedy or there is none; If there be one, try and find it; If there be none,never mind it.
Friends may meet, but mountains never greet.
From 4 to 4:30.
Gear is easier gained than guided.
God gives the milk, but not the pail.
God made the country; man made the town.
Good try,but not quite right.
Good will be rewarded with good, and evil with evil; if the reward is not forthcoming, it is because the time has not arrived yet; and when the time arrives, one will get all the rewards he deserves.
Good will should be taken for part payment.
Half the pleasure of life consists of the opportunities one has neglected.
He has not lost all who has one card left.
He is born in a good hour who gets a good name.
He is eloquent enough for whom truth speaks.
He knows much who knows how to hold his tongue.
He laughs best who laughs last.
He must have iron nails that scratches a bear.
He that doth nothing doth ever amiss.
He that leaves a name behind him does not die.
He that lives in hope danceth without music.
He that loseth his due gets not thanks.
He that returns good for evil obtains the victory.
He that runs fastest gets the ring.
He who has an art has everywhere a part.
He who will not learn when he is young will regret it when he is old.
Hear much, speak little./ Speak less and listen more.
Hope well and have well.
I get to my office at 10:30.
I was on the track team 10 years ago.
If the brain sows not corn, it plants thistles.
If you do not exert yourself in youth,you will regret it in old age./
In reality killing time is only the name for another of the multifarious ways by which time kills us.
In shooting, aim your arrow at the target; in playing the violin, choose a tune that entertains your audience.
Injuring all of a man's ten fingers is not as effective as chopping off one.
It all depends
It is better to give than to take.
It is desirable to apply to good schools.
It is easy to be wise after the event.
It is good to learn at another man's cost.
It is ill jesting with edged tools.
It is not the fine coat that makes the gentleman.
It takes all sorts to make a world.
It takes ten years grow trees,but a hundred to rear people.
It takes two to speak truth-one to speak and another to hear.
It's a pen.
It's about time
It's the hardest thing in the world to accept a little success and leave it that way.
It's time for class.
It's up in the air
Let that which is lost be for God.
Life consists not in holding good cards,but in playing well those you hold.
Life has taught me to think,but thinking has not taught me to live.
Life is a foreign language:All men mispronounce it.
Life is a leaf of paper white,thereon each of us may write his word or two.
Life is for one generation, a good name is forever.
Life is just a series of trying to make up your mind.
Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time,and sometimes you weep.
Life is made up of little things.
Life is painting a picture,not doing a sum.
Life is short and time is swift.
Life is ten percent what you make it and ninety percent how you take it.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions form insufficient premises.
Life is too short to waste.
Life lies not in living but in liking.
Life means struggle.
Life would be too smooth if it had no rubs in it.
Like author, like book.
Living without an aim is like sailing without a compass.
Look before you leap
Make yourself necessary to someone.
Mathematics possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty-a beauty cold and austere. like that of sculpture.
Money lost,little lost; time lost,everything lost.
Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
Mr.Smith is still in his forties.
Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.
No living man all things can.
No,I only wrote her one letter this year.
Not keeping an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.
Nothing in life is to be feared.It is only to be understood.
Nothing in the world is difficult for one who sets his mind on it.
Nothing in the world is difficult for one who sets his mind to it."To cross the threshold is not diffiicult,and mastery, too,is possible provided one sets one's mind to the task and is good at learning.
Nothing is better than a loyal friend.
Nothing is worth more than a mind well instructed.
Of all the possessions of this life, fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust,the great name still lives.
On life's earnest battle they only prevail, who daily march onward and never say fail.
One cannot put back the clock.
One of the difficult tasks in this world is to convince a woman that even a bargain costs money.
One of the greatest pleasures in life is conversation.
Photography is an expensive hobby.
Plain living and high thinking.
Plough deeper and harvest more.
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.
Saying and doing are two things.
Saying is one thing and doing another.
Score twice before you cut once. / Look before you leap.
Social science affirms that a woman's place in society marks the level of civilization.
Speak the truth and shame the devil.
Success in money--making is not always a good criterion of real success in life.
Take not a musket to kill a butterfly.
Take things as they come.
Talent is as talent does.
The Christmas tree is gorgeous.
The great use of life is to spend it for some thing that overlasts it.
The horizon of life is broadened chiefly by the enlargement off the heart.
The houses downtown are very expensive.
The least said, the soonest mended.
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything or nothing.
The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are ,the more leisure we have.
The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
The only way on earth to muitiply happiness is to divide it.
The poorest man in the world is he who has nothing but money.
The secret of life is not to do what one likes, but to try to like what one has to do.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
The tongue is not steel,yet it cuts.
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but what they miss.
The treacherous, unexplored areas of the world are not in continents or the seas; they are in the minds and hearts of men.
The value of life lies not in the length of days,but in the use we make of them.
The water supporting a ship can also upset it.
The wind cannot be caught in a net.
The wish is father to the thought.
The world belongs to the energetic.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
The world is a ladder for some to go up and some down.
The world is a looking-glass,and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
The world is a play that would not be worth seeing if we knew the plot.
The world is before you, and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in.
The world is his who enjoys it.
The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
The world wants geniuses,but it wants them to behave just like other people.
There are two things to aim at in life: First, to get what you want; and after that,to enjoy it.Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
There is a history in all men's lives.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
There is no joy without alloy.
There is no such thing as genius; it is nothing but labour and diligence.
Things are seldom what they seem.
Things will probably come out all right, but sometimes it takes strong nerves just to watch.
Think not on what you lack as much as on what you have.
Thinking is ,or ought to be, a coolness and a calmness; and our poor hearts throb, and our poor brains beat too much for that.
Time and thinking tame the strongest grief.
Time and tide wait for no man.
Time cures all things.
Time dresses the greatest wounds.
Time drops in decay. Like a candle burnt.
Time is a bird for ever on the wing.
Time is life.
Time is money
Time is money.
Time is the father of truth.
Time is the great healer.
Time is the greatest teacher.
Time lost may be repented but never recalled.
Time marches on.
Time means life,time means speed,time means strength.
Time still, as he flies, brings increase to her truth. And gives to her mind what he steals form her youth.
Time tries all things.
Time works great changes.
Time works wonders.
To be or not to be: that is the question.
To know a little less and understand a little more is our greatest need.
To live remains an art which everyone must learn,and which no one can teach.
To think is to see.
Truth is stranger than fiction.
Victories or defeats are tranisient, while friendship is everlasting. / To win or lose in a match is temporary while friendship between the contestants is lasting.
Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now,hold your ground, and later win a little more.
Victory won't come to me unless I go to it.
Water is a boon in the desert,but the drowning man curses it.
Water-drops,gathered together,become a sea; experience, gathered together, becomes knowledge.
We grow neither better nor worse as we grow old but more and more like ourselves.
We shall never have friends if we expect to find them without fault.
What did you do the week before last?
What may be done at any time is done at no time.
What one loses on the swings one makes up on the roundabouts.
What's lost is lost.
What's your plan for the summer holiday?
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, count a hundred.
When I was young, I admired clever prople. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
When the dust of death has choked a great man's voice,the common words he said turn to oracles.
When the lust has conceived,it bears sin,and the sin,when it is full-grown,brings forth death.
When will it be ready?
Who learns young forgets not when he is old.
Who likes not his business, his business likes not him.
Who loseth liberth loseth all.
Who says that the heart of an inch-long plant. Can requite the radiance of full Spring?
Who told you?
Who will accompany you to the airport?
Whom the gods destroy,they first make mad.
Whosoever understands the times is great man./ A wise man submits to circumstances.
Yes,a lot of friends.
Yes,and I hope we can have some snow this winter.
Yes,and I took many pictures.
Yes,but you know global warming may raise the temperature.
Yes,I am./ No,I'm not.
Yes,I have your eraser,too.
Yes,I like it a great deal/it very much.
Yes,I lost my pet cat yesterday.
Yes,I think so.
Yes,I'm applying to work at the library.
Yes,I'm watching Channel 5.
Yes,I've just come back from Scotland.
Yes,please.I want an apple.
Yes,she lives just across the street.
Yes,we should try to contact more.
Yes,you're right.After all,she is smart enough to go into business.
You never know