A book is a success when people who haven't read it pretend they have.
A book that is shut is but a block.
A brave man may fall, but he cannot yield.
A brave man risks his life, but not his conscience.
A cheerful wife is the joy of life.
A danger foreseen is half avoided.
A day is a miniature of eternity.
A dream that is not interpreted is like a letter that is not opened.
A fool may give a wise man counsel.
A foul morn may turn to a fair day.
A generation without a cause in its youth has no legacy in its old age.
A good beginning makes a good ending.
A good face needs no band, and a pretty wench no land.
A good surgeon must have an eagle's eye,a lion's heart,and a lady's hand.
A kiss can bring either unrest or peace to one's heart.
A knowing man is hot in arguing for truth's sake; an ignorant man for opinion's sake.
A learned man is not learned in everything.
A little help is worth a deal of pity.
A man becomes learned by asking questions.
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
A man cannot spin and reel at the same time.
A man is only as good as what he loves.
A man is weal or woe as he thinks himself so.
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he canot sit upon it.
A man may have a just esteem of himself without being proud.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.
A man's home is his castle.
A man's vanity is actually in proportion to ignorance.
A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors. the men it remembers.
A near friend is better than a far-dwelling kinsman.
A past mistake of one serves as a good lesson to all.
A poet is , before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
A rolling eye, a roving heart.
A stupid person always tries to justify himself for his mistakes; but a wise man tries his best to correct his errors.
A well-Prepared mind hopes in adversity and fears in prosperity.
A word once spoken cannot be taken back even by a team of four horses.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Achievement is founded on diligence and wasted upon recklessness.
Achievement provides the only real pleasure in life.
After a storm comes a calm.
After dinner comes the reckoning.
All fellows at football./ On the playing-field, all are on equality.
All good things are cheap, all bad things are very dear.
All people in the revolutionary ranks must care for each other,must love and help each other.
All things are attained by diligence and toil.
Along the northern coast of this continent,there are many crags.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any thing.
An artist lives everywhere.
An Englishman is never happy but when he is miserable, a Scotchman never at home but when he is abroad, and an Irishman never at peace but when he is fighting.
An eye for an eye,a tooth for (a) tooth.
An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.
An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe in it.
An irritable man is like a hedgehog rolled up the wrong way, tormenting himself with his own prickles.
An onion will not produce a rose.
An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit.
An ounce of mother-wit is worth a pound of clergy(=learning).
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
An ounce of prudence is worth a pound of gold.
An undeserved success is like a medal that is found lying in the street.
Any different opinion?
Any tickets left?
Anything for a quiet life.
April and May are the key of the year.
Art lies in concealing art.
As every thread of gold is valuable, so every moment of time.
As good lost as found.
As soon as you feel too old to do a thing,do it.
Ask the common folk if you want to know how the country is faring.
At a round table there's no dispute of place.
At the touch of love,everyone becomes a poet.
At times, although one is perfectly right, one's legs tremble; at other times, althouth one is completely in the wrong, birds sing in one's soul.
Be able to be alone.Lose not the advantage of solitude.
Be just before you are generous.
Be like the sun and the meadow, which are not in the least concerned about the coming winter.
Be slow to promise and quick to perform.
Be wisely worldly, be not worldly wise.
Bear this in mind: Scientific research costs a man his energies of a lifetime.
Better be a poor man's darling than a rich man's warling.
Better deny at once than promise long.
Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt.
Better leave than lack.
Better one's house too little one day than too big all the year after.
Better rely on yourself than look to others for help.
Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Between two stools you fall to the ground.
Beware of the fury of a patient man.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
By his claw, you may know the lion.
Call me cousin, but cozen me out.
Can I help?
Can I take a message?
Capacity without education is pitiful; education without capacity is throw away.
Care is no cure.
Care killed a cat.
Chance generally favours the prudent.
Chiefly the mold of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Choose a life of action,not one of ostentation.
Command your man and do it yourself.
Correct the mistakes if you have committed them, and avoid them if you have not.
Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.
Courage consists, not in the ability of overlooking danger, but in seeing and conquering it.
Courage is a virtue only so far as it is directed by prudence.
Courage is that virtue which champions the cause of right.
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Deal with a man as he deals with you. / Pay a person back in his own coin.
Delays are dangerous.
Desires are nourished by delays.
Do business,but be not a slave to it.
Do you have any more colors?
Do you want to change before the banquet?
Does anybody share David's opinion?
Every kingdon divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divied against itself shall not stand.
Every new sovereign brings his own courtiers.
Every white has its black,and sweet its sour.
Everyone is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day. Wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
Evil communications corrupt good manners.
Experience without learning is better than learning without experience.
Eyes are as eloquent as lips.
Far fowls have fair feathers.
Faults are thick where love is thin.
Fearless courage is the foundation of victory.
Feed by measure and defy the physician.
Follow the river and you'll get to the sea.
Fools never know when they are well off.
For a man to become a poet he must be in love, or miserable.
For age and want,save while you may! No burning sun lasts a whole day.
For one good deed a hundred ill deeds should be overlooked.
Fortune never helps the man whose courage fails.
friendship cannot stand always on one side.
Friendship is a plant which must be often watered.
Friendship is like wine---the older the better.
Friendship is to be strengthened by truth and devotion.
Friendship is, at any rate, a relation of perfect equality.
Friendship multiply joys, and divide griefs.
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may.
Give a dog a bad name and hang him.
Give credit where credit is due.
Give losers leave to speak.
Go along the corridor and it's on your right side.
Go straight ahead and turn left at the second crossing.
God defend me from my friends, from my enemies I can defend myself.
God help the poor, for the rich can help themselves.
God send me a friend that may tell me of my faults; if not, an enemy, and he will.
Great minds think alike.
Have you got anything larger?
Having half-baked knowledge is worse than knowing nothing at all.
He dances well to whom fortune pipes.
He knows the water the best who has waded through it.
He that doth most at once doth least.
He that gains time gains all things.
He that has patience may compass anything.
He that is a master must serve.
He that is foolish in the fault, let him be wise in the punishment.
He that lies down with dogs must rise up with fleas.
He that talks much errs much.
He that talks much lies much.
He that will thrive must ask leave of his wife.
He that would be well needs not go from his own house.
He that would eat the kernel must crack the nut.
He that would govern others. first should be the master of himself.
He was like a cock who thought the sunhad risen to hear him crow.
He who buys what he does not want will soon want what he cannot buy.
He who commences many things finishes but few.
He who fears to venture as far as his heart urges and reason permits is a coward.
He who has a mind to beat his dog will easily find his stick.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
He who trusts all things to chance makes a lottery of his life.
He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom.
Health and money go far.
Hesitation signifies wavering of will.
How do you spend your evenings?
Humory has been well defined as "thinking in fum while feeling in earnest".
Humour must have its background of seriousness.
I like Shakespeare better than Milton.
If a person refuses to hear other's advice, this will do him no good; but if he follows whatever advice people might offer him,this will do him even greater harm.
If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty.
If one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow.
If thou dealest with a fox, think of his tricks.
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
If you are too fortunate,you will not know voruself; if you are too unfortunate,nobody will know you.
If you have wit and learning, add to it wisdom and modesty.
If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.
If you want people to think well of you,do not speak well of yourself.
If you want to acquire profound knowledge, you must start from the A B C.
If you want to be sure that you never forget your wife's birthday, just try forgetting it once.
If you want your dreams to come true, don't sleep.
If you wish for peace,be prepared for war.
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Influence is like a savings account.The less you use it,the more you've got.
Is there any evidence to support what you have said?
It has been said that art is a tryst, for in the joy of it maker and beholder meet.
It is dogged that does it.
It is easy to swim if another holds up your head.
It is hard to please all.
It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
It is madness for a sheep to treat of peace with a wolf.
It is man's duty to be courageous enough to seek for truth.
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves,and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
It is not enough to have great qualities, we must also have the management of them.
It matters not how a man dies,but how he lives.
It really comes in handy
It takes two to make a quarrel.
It's a deal
It's good to have money to buy things that money can buy, but it's better not to lose things money cannot buy.
It's up to you
It's up to you.
John has his own family now.
Joys shared with others are more enjoyed.
Just a bit of a mouse's dropping will spoil a whole saucepan of broth.
Kill two birds with one stone
Kill two birds with one stone.
Kindnesses,like grain, increase by sowing.
Kitchen Physic is the best physic.
Knowledge without practice makes but half an artist.
Labour is light where love doth pay.
Language is the dress of thought.
Learn form the bee busy collecting honey; don't copy the example of the cicada hanging around doing nothing.
Let not they left hand know what thy right hand does.
Let's get together sometime
Listen to the voice of experience, but also make use of your brain.
Live as though you intend to live forever,and word as though your strength were limitless.
Look on the bright side of things.
Love victory, but despise the pride of triumph.
Make the best of a bad bargain.
Maybe it will work
Maybe some other time
Mean men admire wealth; great men, glory.
Medicines are not meant to live on.
Mediocrities can explain everything,and are surprised at nothing.
Men leap over where the hedge is lowest.
Money is round.It rolls away.
Money spent on the brain is never spent in vain.
More people are flattered into virtue than are bullied out of vice.
Never "for the sake of peace and quiet” deny your own experience or conviction.
Never bow to authority, but always tip your hat.
Never fry a fish till it is caught.
Never make two bites of a cherry.
Never say "die'.
Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with.
No man can lose what he never had.
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other.
No way is impossible to courage.
Once a beggar, always a beggar.
Once virtue is lost, all is lost.
One cannot help being old, but one can resist being aged.
One careless move may lose the whole game.
One eyewitness is better than two hearers.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
One fifth of the people are against everything all the time.
One flower does not make a spring.
One good turn deserves another.
One link broken,the whole chain is broken.
One machine can do the work of 50 ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
One man's fault is another man's lesson.
One may overcome a thousand men in battle.but he who conquers himself is the greatest victor.
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
One swallow does not make a summer.
One thing I know, that is, know nothing.
One thing I know:The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
One today is worth two tomorrow.
One volunteer is better than ten forced men.
Only when one plunges into the powerful current of the times will one's life shine brilliantly.
Open different locks with different keys.
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
Please all and you please none.
Poverty of speech is the outward evidence of poverty of mind.
Preparedness prevents calamity./ Where there is precaution, there is no danger.
Promises must be kept and action must be resolute./ Always be true in word and resolute in deed.
Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
Shared joy is double joy and shared sorrow is half-sorrow.
So many countries ,so many customs.
Some of them are mine.
Some people cannot see the wood for the trees.
Some people have all the luck. And they're the ones who never depend on it.
Some students quit school due to poverty.
Something attempted, something done.
Sometimes a majority simply means that all the fools are on the same side.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
Speech is the image of actions.
Speech is the picture of the mind.
Spite is never lonely; envy always tags along.
Strangers at the first meeting,friends at the second.
Stupidity won't kill you, but it can make you sweat.
Take it or leave it
Take little, but give(or offer)much.
Take time by the forelock.
Take time while time is, for time will be away.
The brighter you are, the more you have to learn.
The difficulty with humorists is that they will mix what they believe with what they don't, whichever seems likelier to win an effect.
The doctor says that I should not eat anything oily.
The doctor says that I should take quinine.
The essence of language is human activity.
The fool does think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
The greater a man is, the more distasteful is praise and flattery to him.
The greatest talkers are the least doers.
The moon does not heed the barking of dogs.
The moon is a moon still, whether it shine or not.
The more you have, the more you want.
The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself.
The obscure we see eventually.The com pletely obvious,it seems,takes longer.
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
The sooner, the better.
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
The value of an idea has nothing whatever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
There are many training classed and night classes.
There are people who want to be everywhere at once and they seem to get nowhere.
There are three things that ought to be considered before some things are spoken, the manner,the place, and the time.
There is a black sheep in every flock.
There is a call for you
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
There is a shower in the bathroom.
There is a time to speak and a time to be silent.
There is a very good saying that if triangles invented a god,they would make him threesided.
There is no rule without an exception.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man, True nobility is being superior to your former self.
There is one thing more important than knowing self; it is governing self. There is one thing better than crushing impulse, it is using impulse.
There is one thing which give radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
There's a possibility
There's going to be a pottery exhibition at the art gallery.
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving,and that's your own self.
There's TV coverage of the NBA tournament.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
To err is human. To forgive ,divine.
To find friendship offer friendship.
To flee vice is the beginning of virtue,and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom.
To have great poets, there must be great audience too.
To hide a fault with a lie is to replace a blot by a hole.
To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations.
To know everything is to know nothing.
To make it fast,you can send a fax.
To receive a present handsomely and in a right spirit, even when you have none to give in return, is to give one in retrun.
True affluence is not needing anything.
We'll have fine weather for the next few days?
What art offers is space-a certain breathing room for the spirit.
What did the doctor say?
What is worth doing is worth doing well.
What may be done at any time will be done at no time.
What the heart thinks the tongue speaks.
When a man assumes a public trust,he should consider himself a pubic property.
When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that three of his fingers are pointing at himself.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of ,he always declares that it is his duty.
When someone sings his own praises,he always gets the tune too high.
When the fox preaches,the cock should ponder.
When you make new friends, don't forget the old one's.
Where it concerns himself, who's angry at a slander makes it true.
Where there is unity, there is victory. / Victory belongs to those who are united.
While there is life there is hope.
Will, work and wait are the pyramidal cornerstones for success.
Wish you an endless view to cheer your eyes? Then one more story mount and higher rise.
Wishes never can fill a sack.
With justice on your side,you can go anywhere; without it; you can't take a step.
Words are like bees, they have honey and a sting.
Words are like leaves; And where they most abound,much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Words are the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Words without ideas are likes sails without wind.
Would you know your daughter, see her in company.
You cannot catch old birds with chaff.
You cannot make a silk purse out of sow's ear.
You cannot put old heads on young shoulders.
You can't make omelets without breaking eggs.
You get what you pay for
You never know what is enough,unless you know what is more than enough.
You should,like a candle,burn yourself out to give light to others.
You will never have what you like until you learn to like what you have.
You'll never get rid of a bad temper by losing it.