A barly-corn is better than a diamond to a cock.
A blunt knife may be sharpened on a stone, but if a man is stupid there is no help for his stupidity.
A cat in gloves catches no mice.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
A full belly neither fights nor flies well.
A great ship asks deep waters.
A great vessel will be long in completion.
A man of great talents will surely be given important assignments.
A man who knows two languages is worth two men.
Advice should always be consumed to between two thick slices of doubt.
After I get home,I'll call you.
All are not friends that speak us fait.
Animals are such agreeable friends-they ask no questions,they pass no criticisms.
As it is the mark of great minds to say many things in a few words, so it is the mark of little minds to use many words to say nothing.
Be swift to hear,slow to speak. / Give every man your ear, but few your voice.
Better do more daily,trivial,ordinary and practical work that is needed by the people,than say a thousand empty words that may be sweet to the ear.
Better to read little with thought than much with levity and quickness.
But last year we had a big one.
But she doesn't have much experience.
But you sound so sad.
Cast not out the foul water till you bring in the clean.
Constant dropping wears away a stone.
Cowards die many times before their deaths.
Cross the stream where it is shallowest.
Dare and diligence bring luck.
Dare and the world always yields. If it beats you sometimes.dare it again and again and it will succumb.
Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
East is East and West is West,and never the twain shall meet.
Every little helps.
Excuse me,how can I get to the bus station?
Excuse me,madam.Could you tell me where the post office is?
Excuse me,would you give me a hand?
Excuse me,would you tell me where I can get some butter?
Excuse me.Can you tell me how to get to Mr.Hu's restaurant?
Excuse me.Where is No.5 Street?
Fields have eyes,and woods have ears.
Gifts from enemies are dangerous.
Give a thief enough rope and he'll hang himfelf.
Give my best to your family
Grasp the nettle and it won't sting you.
Great trees keep down little ones.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
He that has much prayer, has but little devotion.
He that hears much and speaks not a all. shall be welcome both in bower and hall.
He that puts on a public gown must put off a private person.
He was a bold man that first ate on oyster.
He who hesitates is lost.
He who questions nothing learns nothing.
He who refuses nothing will soon have nothing to refuse.
Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.
How long will it take me to get there?
I am most attracted by Dickens.
I am not a bit anxious about my battles. If I am anxious I don't fight them. I wait until I am ready.
I wish I could
If moral behavior were simply following rules, we could program a computer to be moral.
If we are bound to forgive an enemy,we are not bound to trust him.
I'm sorry I'm late
I'm sorry.I'm engaged now.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
It doesn't make any difference
It is not lost that a friend gets.
It is not wide reading but useful reading that tends to excellence.
It's all my fault
It's too expensive for me.
Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.
Little and often fills the purse.
Make it an hour and a half.We have to get more food.
Many words hurt more than swords.
May the best of this year be the worst of next.
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Most quarrels are inevitable at the time; incredible afterwards.
Not at all.
On earth there is nothing great but man;in the man there is nothing great but mind.
One enemy is too many, and a hundred friends too few.
One strand of silk doesn't make a thread; one tree doesn't make a forest.
One tree does not make a forest.
Open your books and turn to page 20.
Reading is like permitting a man to talk a long time, and refusing you the right to answer.
Reading without comprehension is like eating with no relish.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
See you later.
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Short speeches are not always the best, but the best speeches are always short.
So far ,so good
Sorry,can I see her before Friday?
Sorry,it's broken.You have to use the stairs.
Sorry,Mr.Green can't see you now.
Sorry,we only take cash.
Strike the iron while it is hot.
Superfluous wealth can but superfluities only.
Sure.We are friends since primary school.
Take it and return it:the kiss of love.
Take the whole into consideration. but do the job bit by bit.
Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic.
Thanks for you cooperation.
That which was bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
The best way of answering a bad argument is to let it go on.
The bigger one.
The bull must be taken by the horns.
The first step is as good as half over.
The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.
The greater part of whitewashing is done with ink.
The highest possble stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance.
The only really difficult thing about a poem is the critic's explanation of it.
The only thing most people do better than anyone else is to read their own handwriting.
The secret of a man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.
The severest test of character is not so much the ability to keep a secret as it is, but when the secret is finally out, to refrain from disclosing that you knew it all along.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
The spectators see the game better than the players.
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
The TV programs were really boring,so I went to bed very early.
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
There's something wrong with the phone.
They are fools who adulate every decision of their leaders.
Think more, and you'll become wiser.
Think more,and you'll become wiser./ Use your brain and you'll become a wise man.
Time is everything for all of us.
Time is grain for peasants.
Time is knowledge for educationists.
Time is life for doctors.
Time is money for enterprisers.
Time is speed for scientists.
Time is victory for strategists.
Time is wealth for workers.
To know how to wait is the great secret of success.
To me, faith means not worrying.
To no man will we refuse justice.
To sensible men, every day is a day of reckoning.
To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.
To wait for luck is the same thing as waiting for death.
To youth I have but three words of counsel-wrok, work, and work.
Tom has opened his own business while his classmates are still slogging away at school.
Truth's best ornament is nakedness.
What a boring movie it is!
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
When a man says he approves of something in principle,it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice.
When all men think alike, no man thinks very much.
When I say I know women, I mean I know that I don't know them.
When nature brings difficulties to man, she also bestows a few ounces of intelligence on him.
When patterns are broken,new worlds can emerge.
When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
When the enemy praises you.you should ask yourself what errors you have committed.
When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something.
When you have to make a choice and don't make it,that is in itself a choice.
Which do you prefer,fishing or mountain-climbing?
While the grass grows the horse starves.
Who chatters to you will chatter of you.
Wise fear begets care.
Yes,and you may stay there longer.
Yes,but you look as pretty now,as you did then.
You may glean knowledge by reading. but you must separate the chaff form the wheat by thinking.