经典英语谚语50句 1. Waste not,want not. 俭以防匮。
2. From saving comes having. 富有来自节俭。 3. A penny saved is a penny gained. 省一文是一文。
4. Take care of the pence and the pound will take care of themselves. 金钱积少便成多。 5. Frugality is an estate alone. 节俭本身就是一宗财产。
6. He that regards not a penny,will lavish a pound. 小钱不知节省，大钱将滥花。 7. Small gains bring great wealth. 积小利，成巨富。
8. Many a little makes a mickle. 积少便成多。 9. As the touchstone tries gold,so gold tries man. 试金之石可试金，正如黄金能试人。
10. Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue. 勇敢和坚决是美德的灵魂。 11. The path to glory is always rugged. 光荣之路常坎坷。
12. Nothing is difficult to the man who will try. 世上无难事，只要人肯试。 13. The fire is the test of gold;adversity of strong man. 烈火试真金，困苦炼壮士。
14. Great hopes make great man. 远大的希望造就伟大的人物。 15. No way is impossible to courage. 勇士面前无险路。
16. A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner. 平静的大海决不能造就出熟练的水手。 17. The good seaman is known in bad weather. 坏天气下才能识得出良好的海员；要识好海员，须凭坏天气。
18. The best hearts are always the bravest. 行为最勇敢的人心地总是最善良。 19. We must not lie down,and cry,God help us. 求神不如求己。
20. He that falls today may be up again tomorrow. 今天跌倒的人也许明天就会站起。 21. Rome was not built in a day. 罗马并非一日可建成；坚持必成。
22. Success belongs to the persevering. 胜利属于坚忍不拔的人。 23. We must repeat a thousand and one times thatperseverance is the only road to success. 我们要多次重申：不屈不挠是取得胜利的唯一道路。
24. Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth. 十九次失败，到第二十次获得成功，这就叫坚持。 25. Step by step the ladder is ascended. 登梯需要逐级登。
26. Adversity leads to prosperity. 困苦通向昌盛。 27. Patience and application will carry us through. 忍耐和专心会使我们度过难关。
28. Fortune often rewards with interest those that have patience to wait for her. 做事只要有耐心，到头总会有好运；耐心候好运，好运常会来。 29. All things will come round to him who will but wait. 只要肯等待，一切都会按时来。
30. Constant dropping wears the stone. 滴水不绝可穿石。 31. Omelets are not made without breaking of eggs. 鸡蛋不打破，蛋卷做不成；不甘愿吃苦，则预期效果达不到。
32. The world is a ladder for some to go up and others to go down. 世界好似一把梯，有人上去有人下。 33. There needs a long apprenticeship to understand the mystery of the world's trade. 要知世事奥秘多，须要长期作学徒。
34. Life is sweet. 生活是可爱的；人无不好生（恶死）。 35. Where there is life,there is hope. 生命不息，希望长在。
36. Life is not all beer and skittles. 人生并不全是吃喝玩乐。 37. Much water runs by the mill that the miller knows not of. 眼前发生许多事，有些我们并不知。
38. Fortune knocks once at least at every man's door. 人人都有走运的一天。 39. If you are too fortunate,you will not know yourself; if you are too unfortunate,nobody will know you. 运气太好，见人不睬；运气太坏，无人理会。
40. Every man is the architect of his own fortune. 每一个人都是自身幸福的建筑师。 41. Happy is he who knows his follies in his youth. 记得年轻时所作蠢事的人是幸福的。
42. Misfortunes never (seldom) come alone (single). 祸不单行。 43. Misfortune is a good teacher. 不幸是良好的教师。
44. Misfortunes come at night. 祸常生于不测。 45. Misfortunes tell us what fortune is. 恶运临头后，才知幸运贵。
46. Adversity makes a man wise,not rich. 患难能使人聪明，但不能使人富有。 47. Live and learn. 活到老，学到老。
48. It is never too old to learn. 为学不怕年高。 49. A man becomes learned by asking questions. 要长学问，就得多问；多问则业精。
50. There is no royal road to learning. 学问无坦途。
1.Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。
2.God helps those who help themselves. 天助自助者。 3.Easier said than done. 说起来容易做起来难。
4.Where there is a will,there is a way. 有志者事竟成。 5.One false step will make a great difference. 失之毫厘，谬之千里。
6.Slow and steady wins the race. 稳扎稳打无往而不胜。 7.A fall into the pit,a gain in your wit. 吃一堑，长一智。
8.Experience is the mother of wisdom. 实践出真知。 9.All work and no play makes jack a dull boy. 只工作不玩耍，聪明孩子也变傻。
10.Beauty without virtue is a rose without fragrance.无德之美犹如没有香味的玫瑰，徒有其表。 11.More hasty,less speed. 欲速则不达。
12.Its never too old to learn. 活到老，学到老。 13.All that glitters is not gold. 闪光的未必都是金子。
14.A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.千里之行始于足下。 15.Look before you leap. 三思而后行。
16.Rome was not built in a day. 伟业非一日之功。 17.Great minds think alike. 英雄所见略同。
18.well begun,half done. 好的开始等于成功的一半。 19.It is hard to please all. 众口难调。
20.Out of sight,out of mind. 眼不见，心不念。 21.Facts speak plainer than words. 事实胜于雄辩。
22.Call back white and white back. 颠倒黑白。 23.First things first. 凡事有轻重缓急。
24.Ill news travels fast. 坏事传千里。 25.A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难见真情。
26.live not to eat,but eat to live. 活着不是为了吃饭，吃饭为了活着。 27.Action speaks louder than words. 行动胜过语言。
28.East or west,home is the best. 金窝银窝不如自家草窝。 29.Its not the gay coat that makes the gentleman. 君子在德不在衣。
30.Beauty will buy no beef. 漂亮不能当饭吃。 31.Like and like make good friends. 趣味相投。
32.The older, the wiser. 姜是老的辣。 33.Do as Romans do in Rome. 入乡随俗。
34.An idle youth,a needy age. 少壮不努力，老大徒伤悲。 35.As the tree,so the fruit. 种瓜得瓜，种豆得豆。
36.To live is to learn,to learnistobetterlive.活着为了学习，学习为了更好的活着 参考资料： 腾讯教育。
Saying is one thing and doing another.
Seeing is believing.
Seek the truth from facts.
Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing to him.
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Short accounts make long friends.
Something is better than nothing.
Soon learn, soon forgotten.
Soon ripe, soon rotten.
Speech is silver, silence is gold.
Still water run deep.
Strike the iron while it is hot.
Success belongs to the persevering.
A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
A close mouth catches no flies.
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.
Actions speak louder than words.（事实胜于雄辩。）
Advice when most needed is least heeded.（忠言逆耳。）
Barking dogs seldom bite.（色厉内荏。）
All things are difficult before they are easy.（万事开头难。）
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today.（今日事，今日做。）
The proof of the pudding is in the eating.（实践是最好的检验。）
In unity there is strength.（团结就是力量。）
Live and learn.（活到老学到老。）
Out of sight,out of mind.（不见就忘。）
Dead men tell no tales.（死无对证。）
Do as you would be done by.（已所不欲，勿施于人。）
First think, and then speak.（三思而后言。）
From words to deeds is a great space.（说来容易做到难。）
Experience is the mother of wisdom.实践出真知。
1.Rain Cats and Dogs 倾盆大雨；大雨磅沱。
They had to put off the picnic because it was raining cats and dogs.
2.In Dog Days 三伏天；酷暑期
I can do nothing but swimming in dog days.
3.A Cat Has Nine Lives 猫有九命；生命力极强的人（英国古老谚语）
The old man has been alive since he caught a bad cancer twenty years ago, as he often says, “I'm a cat with nine lives.”
4.A Dark Horse 黑马；爆冷门
Our girls' football team was a dark horse in the last League Match.
5. Uncle Sam 山姆大叔；美国人 （美国人的绰号）
I said in a low voice, “Uncle Sam will not help me again.”
6.Neither Fish Nor Flesh 不伦不类；非驴非马
I have a toy. It doesn't look like a man or an animal, my friend Jack said, “It's neither fish nor flesh.
7.Time Is Money 一刻千金；一寸光阴一寸金 （出自美国杰出科学家富兰克林）
We should copy those people's examples, because they believe that time is money.
8.John Bulls 英国佬；约翰牛 （英国人的绰号）
My father's new friend is a computer engineer, he is a real John Bulls.
9.Pull the Chestnuts out of the fire. 火中取栗；替别人冒险
The boys were pulling chestnuts out of the fire for the thieves, but they were too young to know it.
10.A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing 披着羊皮的狼；面善心恶的人
I regarded him as my best friend until I realized that he was a wolf in sheep's clothing.
其它还有：Keep up with the Jonesses （赶上时髦，同别人比阔气）；Crocodile Tears （鳄鱼泪，假慈悲；假哭）； Blue Jeans （蓝布工作服；蓝色牛仔裤）；Show One's Cards （摊牌；公开意图；最后决一雌雄）；A Honey Time （蜜月；甜蜜时光）；Burn One's Boats/Bridges （破釜沉舟；自断后路）；Sour Grapes （酸葡萄；可望而不可及的事）。
Habit cures habit. 心病还需心药医。
Handsome is he who does handsomely. 行为漂亮才算美。 Happiness takes no account of time. 欢乐不觉时光过。
Happy is he who owes nothing. 要想活得痛快，身上不能背债。 Happy is the man who learns from the misfortunes of others. 吸取他人教训，自己才会走运。
Harm set, harm get. 害人害己。 Hasty love, soon cold. 一见钟情难维久。
Health is better than wealth. 健康胜过财富。 Health is happiness. 健康就是幸福。
Hear all parties. 兼听则明。 Heaven never helps the man who will not act. 自己不动，叫天何用。
He is a fool that forgets himself. 愚者忘乎所以。 He is a good friend that speaks well of us behind our backs. 背后说好话，才是真朋友。
He is a wise man who speaks little. 聪明不是挂在嘴上。 He is lifeless that is faultless. 只有死人才不犯错误。
He is not fit to command others that cannot command himself. 正人先正己。 He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first. 自嘲者不会让人见笑。
He is wise that is honest. 诚实者最明智。 He knows most who speaks least. 大智若愚。
He laughs best who laughs last. 谁笑到最后，谁笑得最好。 He sets the fox to keep the geese. 引狼入室。
He that climbs high falls heavily. 爬得越高，摔得越重。 He that will not work shall not eat. 不劳动者不得食。
He who does not advance loses ground. 逆水行舟，不进则退。 He who makes constant complaint gets little compassion. 经常诉苦，没人同情。
He who makes no mistakes makes nothing. 想不犯错误，就一事无成。 He who risks nothing gains nothing. 收获与风险并存。
History repeats itself. 历史往往重演。 Honesty is the best policy. 做人诚信为本。
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. 抱最好的愿望，做最坏的打算。 I cannot be your friend and your flatterer too. 朋友不能阿谀奉承。
If a man deceives me once, shame on him, if he deceives me twice, shame on me. 上当一回头，再多就可耻。 If you make yourself an ass, don't complain if people ride you. 人善被人欺，马善被人骑。
If your ears glow, someone is talking of you. 耳朵发烧，有人念叨。 If you run after two hares, you will catch neither. 脚踏两条船，必定落空。
If you sell the cow, you sell her milk too. 杀鸡取卵。 If you venture nothing, you will have nothing. 不入虎穴，焉得虎子。
If you want knowledge, you must toil for it. 要想求知，就得吃苦。 Industry is the parent of success. 勤奋是成功之母。
It is better to die when life is a disgrace. 宁为玉碎，不为瓦全。 It is easier to get money than to keep it. 挣钱容易攒钱难。
It is easy to be wise after the event. 事后诸葛亮好当。 It is easy to open a shop but hard to keep it always open. 创业容易守业难。
It is hard to please all. 众口难调。 It is never too old to learn. 活到老，学到老。
It is no use crying over spilt milk. 覆水难收。 It is the first step that costs troublesome. 万事开头难。
It is the unforeseen that always happens. 天有不测风云，人有旦夕祸福。 It is too late to grieve when the chance is past. 坐失良机，后悔已迟。
It never rains but it pours. 不鸣则已，一鸣惊人。 It takes three generations to make a gentleman. 十年树木，百年树人。
Jack of all trades and master of none. 门门精通，样样稀松。 Judge not from appearances. 人不可貌相，海不可斗量。
Justice has long arms. 天网恢恢，疏而不漏。 Keep good men company and you shall be of the number. 近朱者赤，近墨者黑。
Kill two birds with one stone. 一箭双雕。 Kings go mad, and the people suffer for it. 君王发狂，百姓遭殃。
Kings have long arms. 普天之下，莫非王土。 Knowledge is power. 知识就是力量。
Knowledge makes humble, ignorance makes proud. 博学使人谦逊，无知使人骄傲。 Learn and live. 活着，为了学习。
Learning makes a good man better and ill man worse. 好人越学越好，坏人越学越坏。 Learn not and know not. 不学无术。
Learn to walk before you run. 先学走，再学跑。 Let bygones be bygones. 过去的就让它过去吧。
Let sleeping dogs lie. 别惹麻烦。 Let the cat out of the bag. 泄漏天机。
Lies can never changes fact. 谎言终究是谎言。 Lies have short legs. 谎言站不长。
Life is but a span. 人生苦短。 Life is half spent before we know what it is. 人过半生，方知天命。
Life is not all roses. 人生并不是康庄大道。 Life without a friend is death. 没有朋友，虽生犹死。
Like a rat in a hole. 瓮中之鳖。 Like author, like book. 文如其人。
Like father, like son. 有其父必有其子。 Like for like. 一报还一报。
Like knows like. 惺惺相惜。 Like mother, like daughter. 有其母必有其女。
Like teacher, like pupil. 什么样的老师教什么样的学生。 Like tree, like fruit. 羊毛出在羊身上。
Little things amuse little minds. 小人无大志。 Look before you leap. 摸清情况再行动。
Lookers-on see more than players. 当局者迷，旁观者清。
Look before you leap.
Nothing is impossible for a willing heart.
Learning without thought is labour lost,
Better later than never,
In doing we learn.
It is no use crying over spilt milk.
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today.
Great minds think alike.
Constant dropping wears the stone.
Homer sometimes nods.
More haste,less speed.
Do in Rome as the Romans do.
As you sow, so will you reap.
No pains,no gains.
我们向你介绍一些英汉合璧的俚语和谚语，帮助你的英语学习更上一层楼。 1.After meat, mustard; after death, doctor . 雨后送伞 Explanation: this describes a situation where assistance or comfort is given when it is too late. Example: just as I had cancelled my application to go abroad, I had a promise of money for my fare. It was a case of after death, the doctor. 2. After praising the wine they sell us vinegar. 挂羊头卖狗肉 Explanation: to offer to give or sell something that is inferior to what you claim it to be. Example: that fellow completely misled us about what he was capable of doing. After praising the wine, he sold us vinegar. 3. All is over but the shouting. 大势已去 Explanation: finally decided or won; brought to the end; not able to be changed. Example: after Bill's touch down, the game is all over but shouting. 4. All lay load on the willing horse. 人善被人欺，马善被人骑 Explanation: a willing horse is someone who is always doing things for others. Very often the implication is that others impose on him. Examples: the trouble is you're too good-natured and people take advantage of it. all lay load on the willing horse. You will have to learn to refuse people who ask too much. 5.anger and haste hinder good counsel. 小不忍则乱大谋 Explanation: one can not act wisely when one is angry or in a hurry. Example: you should calm down before you decide the next move. Anger and haste hinder good counsel. 6. As poor as a church mouse 一贫如洗 Explanation: to be exceedingly poor, having barely to live upon. Example: he has a large family, and is poor as a church mouse. Note: a church is one of the few buildings that contain no food. 7. A word spoken is past recalling. 一言既出，驷马难追 Explanation: the harm done by a careless word can not easily undo. Example: for the rest of his life he regretted what he had said, but a word spoken is past recalling and he knew he could never repair the damage of that moment of harshness. 8.World is but a little place, after all. 天涯原咫尺，到处可逢君 Explanation: it is used when a person meets someone he knows or is in someway connected with him in a place where he would never have expected to do so. Example: Who would have thought I would bump into an old schoolmate on a trek up Mount Tai. The world is but a little place after all. 9. When in Rome, do as the Romans do. 入乡随俗 Explanation: conform to the manners and customs of those amongst whom you live. Example: I know you have egg and bacon for breakfast at home, but now you are on the Continent you will do as the Romans do and take coffee and rolls. 10. What you lose on the swings you get back on the roundabouts. 失之东隅，收之桑榆 Explanation: a rough way of starting a law of average; if you have bad luck on one day you have good on another; if one venture results in loss try a fresh one---it may succeed. Example: he may always possess merits which make up for everything; if he loses on the swings, he may win on the roundabouts. 11.What are the odds so long as you are happy. 知足者常乐 Explanation: what does anything else matter if a person is happy. Example: you complain so much, but you have a good family, parents, health, and money. What's the odd so long as you're happy. 12.Entertain an angel unawares. 有眼不识泰山 Explanation: to receive a great personage as a guest without knowing his merits. Example: in the course of evening someone informed her that she was entertaining an angel unawares, in the shape of a composer of the greatest promise 13.every dog has his day . 是人皆有出头日 Explanation: fortune comes to each in turn Example: they say that every dog has his day; but mine seems a very long time coming. 14.every potter praises his own pot. 王婆买瓜，自卖自夸 Explanation: people are loath to refer to defects in their possessions or their family members Example: he said that his teacher considered his work brilliant, but I would rather hear it from his teacher's own mouth. Every potter praises his own pot 15. Pain past is pleasure. （过去的痛苦就是快乐。）
[无论多么艰难一定要咬牙冲过去，将来回忆起来一定甜蜜无比。] 16. While there is life, there is hope. （有生命就有希望/留得青山在，不怕没柴烧。）
17. Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand. （脑中有知识，胜过手中有金钱。）[从小灌输给孩子的坚定信念。
] 18. Storms make trees take deeper roots. （风暴使树木深深扎根。）[感激敌人，感激挫折！] 19. Nothing is 。
Old sin makes new shame.一失足成千古恨。
Once a man and twice a child.一次老，两次小。 Once a thief, always a thief.偷盗一次，做贼一世。
Once bitten, twice shy.一朝被蛇咬，十年怕井绳。 One boy is a boy, two boys half a boy, three boys no boy.一个和尚挑水喝，两个和尚抬水喝，三个和尚没水喝。
One cannot put back the clock.时钟不能倒转。 One eyewitness is better than ten hearsays.百闻不如一见。
One false move may lose the game.一着不慎，满盘皆输。 One good turn deserves another.行善积德。
One hour today is worth two tomorrow.争分夺秒效率高。 One man's fault is other man's lesson.前车之鉴。
One never loses anything by politeness.讲礼貌不吃亏。 One swallow does not make a summ一燕不成夏。
One's words reflect one's thinking.言为心声。 Out of debt, out of danger.无债一身轻。
Out of office, out of danger.无官一身轻。 Out of sight, out of mind.眼不见，心为静。
Patience is the best remedy.忍耐是良药。 Penny wise, pound foolish.贪小便宜吃大亏。
Plain dealing is praised more than practiced.正大光明者，说到的多，做到的少。 Please the eye and plague the heart. 贪图一时快活，必然留下隐祸。
Pleasure comes through toil.苦尽甘来。 Pour water into a sieve.竹篮子打水一场空。
Practice makes perfect.熟能生巧。 Praise is not pudding.恭维话不能当饭吃。
Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse.好人越夸越好，坏人越夸越糟。 Prefer loss to unjust gain.宁可吃亏，不贪便宜。
Prevention is better than cure.预防胜于治疗。 Pride goes before, and shame comes after.骄傲使人落后。
Promise is debt.一诺千金。 Proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.谚语是日常经验的结晶。
Pull the chestnut out of fire.火中取栗。 Put the cart before the horse.本末倒置。
Put your shoulder to the wheel.鼎力相助。 Reading enriches the mind.开卷有益。
Reading is to the mind while exercise to the body.读书健脑，运动强身。 Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you.要人尊敬，必须自重。
Rome is not built in a day冰冻三尺，非一日之寒。 Saying is one thing and doing another.言行不一。
Seeing is believing.眼见为实。 Seek the truth from facts.实事求是。
Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing to him.智者当差，不用交代。 Set a thief to catch a thief.以贼捉贼。
Short accounts make long friends.好朋友勤算账。 Something is better than nothing.聊胜于无。
Soon learn, soon forgotten.学得快，忘得快。 Soon ripe, soon rotten.熟得快，烂得快。
Speech is silver, silence is gold.能言是银，沉默是金。 Still water run deep.静水常深。
Strike the iron while it is hot.趁热打铁。 Success belongs to the persevering.坚持就是胜利。
Take things as they come.既来之，则安之。 Talking mends no holes. 空谈无补。
Talk of the devil and he will appear.说曹操，曹操就到。 Tall trees catch much wind.树大招风。
Teach others by your example.躬亲示范。 The best hearts are always the bravest.无私者无畏。
The best man stumbles.伟人也有犯错时。 The cat shuts its eyes when stealing.掩耳盗铃。
The danger past and God forgotten.过河拆桥。 The darkest hour is nearest the dawn.黎明前的黑暗。
The darkest place is under the candlestick.烛台底下最暗。 The devil knows many things because he is old.老马识途。
The devil sometimes speaks the truth魔鬼有时也会说真话。 The die is cast.木已成舟。
The early bird catches the worm.早起的鸟儿有虫吃。 The end justifies the means.只要目的正当，可以不择手段。
The end makes all equal.死亡面前，人人平等。 The eye is bigger than the belly.贪多嚼不烂。
The farthest way about is the nearest way home.抄近路反而绕远路。 The finest diamond must be cut.玉不琢，不成器。
The fire is the test of gold, adversity of strong man.烈火验真金，艰难磨意志。 The first step is the only difficulty.迈出第一步是最艰难的。
The fox knew too much, that's how he lost his tail.机关算尽太聪明，反误了卿卿 性命。 The fox preys farthest from home.兔子不吃窝边草。
The frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean.坐井观天。 The grass is greener on the other side.这山望着那山高。
The greatest talkers are always least doers.语言的巨人总是行动的矮子。 The higher up, the greater the fall.爬得高，摔得惨。
The leopard cannot change its spots.本性难移。 The more noble, the more humble.人越高尚，越谦虚。
The more wit, the less courage. 初生牛犊不怕虎。 The outsider sees the most of the game.旁观者清。
The pen is mightier than the sword.笔能杀人。 The pot calls the kettle black.五十步笑百步。
There are spots in the sun.太阳也有黑点。 There are two sides to every question.问题皆有两面。
There is a skeleton in the cupboard.家家有本难念的经。 。