A bad beginning makes a bad ending.不善始者不善终。
A bad workman always blames his tools.不会撑船怪河弯。
A bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush.
A bad thing never dies.遗臭万年。
A boaster and a liar are cousins-german.吹牛与说谎本是同宗。
A bully is always a coward.色厉内荏
A burden of one's choice is not felt.爱挑的担子不嫌重。
A candle lights others and consumes itself.蜡烛照亮别人毁灭了自己。
Close mouth catches no flies.病从口入
A cat has 9 lives.猫有九条命。
A cat may look at a king.人人平等。
A constant guest is never welcome.常客令人厌。
Actions speak louder than words事实胜于雄辩。
Adversity leads to prosperity.穷则思变。
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.逆境出人才。
A fair death honors the whole life.死得其所，流芳百世。
A faithful friend is hard to find.知音难觅。
A fall into a pit, a gain in your wit.吃一堑，长一智。
A fox may grow gray, but never good.江山易改，本性难移。
A friend in need is a friend indeed.患难见真情。
A friend is easier lost than found.得朋友难，失朋友易。
A friend is never known till a man has need.需要之时方知友。
A friend without faults will never be found.没有十全十美的
'After you' is good manners.您先请”是礼貌。
A good beginning is half done.良好的开端是成功的一半。
A good beginning makes a good ending.善始者善终。
A good book is a good friend.好书如挚友。
.Nothing is impossible to a willing heart./Where there is a will there is a way.
.The longest journey begins with the first step.
.Every little helps.
.Pride hurts,modesty benefits.
.Nothing is to be got without pain but poverty.
.Rome was not bult in a day.
.Lost years are worse than lost dollars.
.God helps those who help themselves.
.More haste,less speed.
.One minute on the stage needs ten years practice off stage.
.Well begun is half done.
.Good wine needs no bush.
.Industry is the parent of success.
.Great minds think alike.
.Practice makes perfect.
.Still waters run deep.
.Little stone fell great oaks.
.The membrance of the past is the teacher of the future.
.A hedge between keeps friendship green.
.Take time while time is,for time will away.
Passion,though a had regulator,is a powerful spring. 激情虽难以驾驭，却是种强大的动力。
Carve your name on hearts and not on marbles. 把你的名字刻在人们的心里，而不是大理石上。 Three who come unbidden:love,jealousy,fear. 三种东西不招自来：爱情、嫉妒、恐惧 Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else. 名誉通常落在那些没有想到成名的人身上 Speech is silver,silence is gold. 如果说雄辩是银，那么沉默便是金 Nothing can be lasting when reason does not rule. 没有理性控制，任何事情都不可能长久 Long and steep is the path to virtue. 通往美德的道路又陡峭 Jealousy and anger shorten life,and anxiety brings on old age too soon. 嫉妒和愤怒缩短生命，而担忧使人过早衰老 What makes life dreary is the want of motive. 缺乏动力将让生活无聊乏味 High expectations are the key to every thing. 远大理想是开启万物的钥匙 No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourselves. 除了你自己没人能骗你远离最后的成功 Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product. 幸福不是一种目标，而是一种副产品 Youth is not a time of life,it is a state of mind. 青春不是生命中的一段时光，它是一种精神状态 Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful. 精彩的人生未必完美 It has been my philosoghy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly. 如果勇敢的正视困难，困难就会消失，这一直是我的生活哲学 A man is not finished when he is defeated.he is finished when he quits. 一个人如果失败了并不会完蛋，只有放弃了才会完蛋 My motto is :Contented with little, yet wishing for more. 我的座右铭：满足于一点，但希望获得更多 People do not lack strength;they lack will. 人们缺少的不是力量，而是勇气 There is nothing which has not been bitter before being ripe. 事情在成功之前没有不艰苦的 Chances favor the minds that are prepared. 机遇总是降临到时刻做好准备的人身上 He that can have patience, can have what he will. 有耐力的人才能达到目的。
He knows not his own strength that bath not met adversity. 没有遇到过挫折的人不知道自己的力量有多大 Sloth,like rust,consumes faster than labor wears. 懒惰象铁锈一样，比劳动消耗更易吞噬生命 Be sure you`re right, then go ahead. 确信你是正确的，就勇往直前 Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. 缺乏热情是完成不了伟业的 The love that lasts longest is the love that is never retured. 永恒的爱是无须回报的爱 A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays and confident tomorrows. 一个人要对昨天感到喜悦，对明天充满信心 Better do a little well, than a great deal badly. 宁可做得少而精，不要做得多而糟 No legacy is so rich as honesty. 没有比诚实更珍贵的遗产 The best proof of love is trust. 爱最好的证明就是信任 Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. 友谊如金钱一般，容易得到却不容易保持A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. 只要有无限的热情，一个人几乎在任何事情上都能取得成功。
A friend is easier lost than found. 得朋友难，失朋友易。
A friend is never known till a man has need. 需要之时方知友。 A friend without faults will never be found. 没有十全十美的朋友。
"After you" is good manners. “您先请”是礼貌。 A good beginning is half done. 良好的开端是成功的一半。
A good beginning makes a good ending. 善始者善终。 A good book is a good friend. 好书如挚友。
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever. 一本好书，相伴一生。 A good conscience is a soft pillow. 不做亏心事，不怕鬼叫门。
A good fame is better than a good face. 美名胜过美貌。 A good husband makes a good wife. 夫善则妻贤。
A good medicine tastes bitter. 良药苦口。 A good wife health is a man's best wealth. 妻贤身体好是男人最大的财富。
A great talker is a great liar. 说大话者多谎言。 A hedge between keeps friendship green. 君子之交淡如水。
A joke never gains an enemy but loses a friend. 戏谑不能化敌为友，只能使人失去朋友。 A leopard cannot change its spots. 积习难改。
A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth. 说谎者即使讲真话也没人相信。 A light heart lives long. 静以修身。
A little body often harbors a great soul. A bad beginning makes a bad ending. 不善始者不善终。 A bad thing never dies. 遗臭万年。
A bad workman always blames his tools. 不会撑船怪河弯。 A bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush. 一鸟在手胜过双鸟在林。
A boaster and a liar are cousins-german. 吹牛与说谎本是同宗。 A bully is always a coward. 色厉内荏。
A burden of one's choice is not felt. 爱挑的担子不嫌重。 A candle lights others and consumes itself. 蜡烛照亮别人，却毁灭了自己。
A cat has 9 lives. 猫有九条命。 A cat may look at a king. 人人平等。
A close mouth catches no flies. 病从口入。 A constant guest is never welcome. 常客令人厌。
Actions speak louder than words. 事实胜于雄辩。 Adversity leads to prosperity. 穷则思变。
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich. 逆境出人才。 A fair death honors the whole life. 死得其所，流芳百世。
A faithful friend is hard to find. 知音难觅。 A fall into a pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一堑，长一智。
A fox may grow gray, but never good. 江山易改，本性难移。 A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难见真情。
A friend is easier lost than found. 得朋友难，失朋友易。
1.Actions speak louder than words. 行动胜于言辞。
2.All good things come to an end. 一切美好的事物皆有终结之时。 3.All's well that ends well. 结局好的就算好。
4.All roads lead to Rome. 条条大路通罗马。 5.Art is long, life is short. 人生朝露，艺业千秋。
6.Bad news travels fast. 坏事传千里。 7.The bait hides the hook. 饵里藏钩；笑里藏刀。
8.Barking dogs seldom bite. 爱叫的狗很少咬人。 9.Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. 情人眼里出西施。
10.The best fish swim near the bottom. 好鱼常在水底游。 11.Better late than never. 迟做总比不做好。
12.A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. 多得不如现得。 13.Birds of a feather flock together. 物以类聚。
14.Blood is thicker than water. 血浓于水。 15.Boys will be boys. 男孩子毕竟是男孩子。
16.A cat has nine lives. 猫有九条命；吉人天相。 17.Catch as catch can. 能捉尽管捉；能拿多少算多少。
18.Diamond cut diamond. 强中更有强中手。 19.Do as I say, not as I do. 照我说的做，别照我做的做。
20.Don't meet trouble half-way. 勿杞人忧天。 21.Don't put all your eggs in one basket. 勿孤注一掷。
22.Don't ride the high horse. 勿摆架子。 23.Easier said than done. 说比做容易。
24.East or west, home is best. 管他东方或西方，家是最好的地方。 25.Easy come, easy go. 来得容易，去得也容易。
26.Every man is his own worst enemy. 一个人最大的敌人就是他自己。 27.Everyone to his taste. 人各有所好。
28.An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. 以眼还眼，以牙还牙。 29.Fine feathers make fine birds. 人要衣装，马要鞍。
30.A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难之交才是真正的朋友。 31.The grapes are sour. 葡萄是酸的。
32.Grasp all, lose all. 样样都要，全都失掉。 33.Haste makes waste. 欲速则不达。
34.He laughs best who laughs last. 最后笑的人笑得最得意。 35.He travels the fastest who travels alone. 单独旅行的人走得最快。
36.He who denies all confesses all. 否认一切的人就等于承认了一切。 37.He who hesitates is lost. 踌躇不决者必然失败。
38.He who makes no mistakes makes nothing. 不犯错的人必将一事无成。 39.Health is better than wealth. 健康胜于财富。
40.Healven helps those who help themselves. 自助者天助。 41.History repeats itself. 历史总重演。
42.Honesty is the best policy. 诚实是上上之策。 43.Hunger is the best sause. 饥饿是最好的调味汁。
44.If the cap fits, wear it. 帽子若适合你，就戴上吧。 45.If you want peace, prepare for war. 欲求和平必先备战。
46.Things done can not be undone. 木已成舟。 47.Take a pain for a pleasure all wise man can. 智者能视苦为乐。
48.Take one's courage in both hands. 勇往直前，敢作敢为。 49.Take the rough with the smooth. 即能享乐，也能吃苦。
50.Take the world as it is. 随遇而安。/听其自然。
51.Take things as they come. 既来之，则安之。 52.Take time by the forelock. 要抓住时机。
53.Take time while time is, for time will be away. 机不可失，时不再来。 54.Tall trees catch much wind. 树大招风。
55.Tastes differ. 众口难调。/人各有所好。
56.Teaching others teaches yourself. 教学相长。 57.Tears are the silent language of grief. 眼泪是悲哀的无声言辞。
58.Telling your troubles is swelling your troubles. 诉说烦恼等于增加烦恼。 59.Temperance is the best physic. 克制乃是最好的治疗。
60.Temperance is the greatest of virture. 自我节制是最大的美德。
眼见为实.Seeing is believing.
人生短暂，学艺无穷。Art is long, life is short.
三思而后行. Look before you leap.
再晚也不算迟。Better late than never.
条条大路通罗马。All roads lead to Rome.
种瓜得瓜，种豆得豆。As you sow,so shall you reap.
不劳无获。No pain,no gain.
入乡随俗，When in Rome,do as the Romans do.
一日一苹果，医生远离我。An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
少壮不努力，老大徒伤悲。A young idler; an old beggar.
熟能生巧。Practice makes perfect.
一分耕耘，一分收获。No sweet without sweat.
欲速则不达。Haste makes waste.
说起来容易做起来难。Easier said than done.
活到老学到老。Live and learn.
失败是成功之母。Failure is the mother of success.
行动比语言有力。Actions speak louder than words.
年华不虚度，生命自悠长。Life is long ,if it is full.
岁月不待人。Time and tide wait for no man.
美德胜于美貌Virtue is fairer than beauty.
活到老，学到老.Never too old to learn.
知足者常乐.Content is happiness.
言出必行So said ,so done.
经一事，长一智.It is easy to wise after the event.
少说少错.Least said soonest mended.
少壮不努力，老大图伤悲.The young idler;
1. Never say die.永不言败。
2.No cross, no crown.不经历风雨，怎么见彩虹。3.New wine in old bottles.旧瓶装新酒。
4.Never too old to learn, never too late to turn.亡羊补牢，为时未晚。5.No garden without its weeds.没有不长草的园子。
6.No living man all things can.世上没有万事通。7.No man can do two things at once.一心不可二用。
8.No man is born wise or learned.没有生而知之者。9.No man is content.人心不足蛇吞象。
10.No man is wise at all times.聪明一世，糊涂一时。11.None are so blind as those who won't see.视而不见。
12.None are so deaf as those who won't hear.充耳不闻。13.No news is good news.没有消息就是好消息。
14.No one can call back yesterday.昨日不会重现。15.No pains, no gains.没有付出就没有收获。
16.No pleasure without pain.没有苦就没有乐。17.No rose without a thorn.没有不带刺的玫瑰。
18.No sweet without sweat.先苦后甜。19.No smoke without fire.无风不起浪。
20.Nothing brave, nothing have.不入虎穴，焉得虎子。21.Nothing dries sooner than a tear.眼泪干得最快。
22.Nothing in the world is difficult for one who sets his mind to it.世上无难事，只怕有心人。23.Nothing is difficult to the man who will try.世上无难事，只要肯登攀。
24.Nothing seek, nothing find.没有追求就没有收获。25.Nothing is so necessary for travelers as languages.外出旅行，语言最要紧。
26.Nothing is to be got without pains but poverty.世上唯有贫穷可以不劳而获。27.Not to advance is to go back.不进则退。
28.Not to know what happened before one was born is always to be a child.不懂世故，幼稚可笑。29.No way is impossible to courage.勇者无惧。
30.Obedience is the first duty of a soldier.军人以服从命令为天职。31.Observation is the best teacher.观察是最好的老师。
32.Offense is the best defense.进攻是最好的防御。33.Old friends and old wines are best.陈酒味醇，老友情深。
34.Old sin makes new shame.一失足成千古恨。35.Once a man and twice a child.一次老，两次小。
36.Once a thief, always a thief.偷盗一次，做贼一世。37.Once bitten, twice shy.一朝被蛇咬，十年怕井绳。
38.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。39.One cannot put back the clock.时钟不能倒转。
40.One eyewitness is better than ten hearsays.百闻不如一见。41. One false move may lose the game.一着不慎，满盘皆输。
42.One good turn deserves another.行善积德。43.One hour today is worth two tomorrow.争分夺秒效率高。
44.One man's fault is other man's lesson.前车之鉴。45.One never loses anything by politeness.讲礼貌不吃亏。
46.One swallow does not make a summer.一燕不成夏。47.One's words reflect one's thinking.言为心声。
48.Out of debt, out of danger.无债一身轻。49.Out of office, out of danger.无官一身轻。
50.Out of sight, out of mind.眼不见，心为静。51.Patience is the best remedy.忍耐是良药。
52.Penny wise, pound foolish.贪小便宜吃大亏。53.Plain dealing is praised more than practiced.正大光明者，说到的多，做到的少。
54.Please the eye and plague the heart.贪图一时快活，必然留下隐祸。55.Pleasure comes through toil.苦尽甘来。
56.Pour water into a sieve.竹篮子打水一场空。57.Practice makes perfect.熟能生巧。
58.Praise is not pudding.恭维话不能当饭吃。59.Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse.好人越夸越好，坏人越夸越糟。
60.Prefer loss to unjust gain.宁可吃亏，不贪便宜。61.Prevention is better than cure.预防胜于治疗。
62.Pride goes before, and shame comes after.骄傲使人落后。63.Promise is debt.一诺千金。
64.Proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.谚语是日常经验的结晶。65.Pull the chestnut out of fire.火中取栗。
66.Put the cart before the horse.本末倒置。67.Put your shoulder to the wheel.鼎力相助。
68.Reading enriches the mind.开卷有益。69.Reading is to the mind while exercise to the body.读书健脑，运动强身。
70.Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you.要人尊敬，必须自重。71.Rome is not built in a day.冰冻三尺，非一日之寒。
72.Saying is one thing and doing another.言行不一。73.Seeing is believing.眼见为实。
74.Seek the truth from facts.实事求是。75.Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing to him.智者当差，不用交代。
76.Set a thief to catch a thief.以贼捉贼。77.Short accounts make long friends.好朋友勤算账。
78.Something is better than nothing.聊胜于无。79.Soon learn, soon forgotten.学得快，忘得快。
80.Soon ripe, soon rotten.熟得快，烂得快。81.Speech is silver, silence is gold.能言是银，沉默是金。
82.Still water run deep.静水常深。83.Strike the iron while it is hot.趁热打铁。
84.Success belongs to the persevering.坚持就是胜利。85.Take things as they come.既来。
1. A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near. 海内存知己，天涯若比邻。
2. A common danger causes common action. 同舟共济。 3. A contented mind is a continual / perpetual feast. 知足常乐。
4. A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一堑，长一智。 5. A guest should suit the convenience of the host. 客随主便。
6. A letter from home is a priceless treasure. 家书抵万金。 7. All rivers run into the sea. 殊途同归。
8. All time is no time when it is past. 机不可失，时不再来。 9. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. 一日一个苹果，身体健康不求医。
10. As heroes think, so thought Bruce. 英雄所见略同。 11. A young idler, an old beggar. 少壮不努力，老大徒伤悲。
12. Behind the mountains there are people to be found. 天外有天，山外有山。 13. Bad luck often brings good luck. 塞翁失马，安知非福。
14. Bread is the stall of life. 面包是生命的支柱。（民以食为天。）
15. Business is business. 公事公办。 16. Clumsy birds have to start flying early. 笨鸟先飞。
17. Courtesy costs nothing. 礼多人不怪。 18. Custom makes all things easy. 习惯成自然。
19. Desire has no rest. 人的欲望无止境。 20. Difficult the first time, easy the second. 一回生，二回熟。
21. Do not change horses in mid-stream. 别在河流中间换马。 22. Do not have too many irons in the fire. 贪多嚼不烂。
23. Do not pull all your eggs in one basket. 别把所有的蛋都放在一个篮子里。（不要孤注一掷。）
24. Do not teach fish to swim. 不要班门弄斧。 25. East or west, home is the best. 东奔西跑，还是家里好。
26. Experience is the best teacher. 实践出真知。 27. Fact is stranger than fiction. 事实比虚构更离奇。
（大千世界，无奇不有。） 28. Faith can move mountains. 信念能移山。
（精诚所至，金石为开。） 29. First impressions are half the battle. 先入为主。
30. Give as good as one gets. 一报还一报。（以德报德，以怨还怨。）
31. Give everyone his due. 一视同仁。 32. Good wine needs no bush. 酒香不怕巷子深。
33. Haste makes waste. 欲速则不达。（忙中常出错。）
34. He that promises too much means nothing. 轻诺者寡信。 35. He who has an art has everywhere a part. 一招鲜，吃遍天。
36. He would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom. 千里之行始于足下。 37. Home is where the heart is. 心在哪里，哪里就是家。
38. If you are not inside a house, you don not know about its leaking. 不在屋里，不知漏雨。（亲身经历才有体会。）
39. In peace prepare for war. 平时准备战时。（居安思危。）
40. It is never too late to mend. 亡羊补牢，犹未为晚。 2. 41. It six of one and half a dozen of the other. 彼此彼此。
42. Just has long arms. 天网恢恢，疏而不漏。 43. Keep something for a rainy day. 未雨绸缪。
44. Life is a span. 人生如朝露。 45. Man proposes, God disposes. 谋事在人，成事在天。
46. Meet plot with plot. 将计就计。 47. Merry meet, merry part. 好聚好散。
48. Mind acts upon mind. 心有灵犀一点通。 49. Never hit a man when he is down. 不要落井下石。
50. Never judge by appearances. 切莫以貌取人。 51. No fire without smoke. 无风不起浪。
52. Nurture passes nature. 教养胜过天性。 53. One is never too old to learn. 活到老，学到老。
54. One swallow does not make a summer. 一燕不成夏。（一花独放不是春。）
55. One who has seen the ocean thinks nothing of mere rivers. 曾经沧海难为水。 56. Out of sight, out of mind. 眼不见，心不烦。
57. Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。 58. Poverty is stranger to industry. 勤劳之人不受穷。
59. Rome was not built in a day. 罗马不是一日建成的。（伟业非一日之功。）
60. Sense comes with age. 老马识途。 61. So many men, so many minds. 人心各不同。
62. Some thing is learned every time a book is opened. 开卷有益。 63. Strike while the iron is hot. 趁热打铁。
64. The car will find its way round the hill when it gets there. 车到山前必有路。 65. The heart is seen in wine. 酒后吐真言。
66. The older the wiser. 人老智多。（姜还是老的辣。）
67. The worse luck now, the better another time. 风水轮流转。 68. Thoughts are free from toll. 思想不用交税。
（人人都可以自由思考。） 69. Time tries all things. 时间检验一切。
70. Use legs and have legs. 经常用腿，健步如飞。 71. Virtue never grows old. 美德常青。
72. Walls have ears. 隔墙有耳。 73. What is done cannot be undone. 覆水难收。
74. Wine in, truth out. 酒后吐真言。 75. You are only young once. 青春只有一次。
76. You cannot burn the candle at both ends. 蜡烛不可两头燃。（鱼和熊掌不可兼得。）
77. You cannot have your cake and eat it. 有得就有失。（事难两全其美。）
78. You never know till you have tried. 事非经过不知难。 79. Youth will be served. 青春好作乐。
80. Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse. 无知的狂热是脱缰的野马。
1.爱屋及乌 Love me, love my dog. 2.百闻不如一见 Seeing is believing.3.比上不足比下有余 worse off than some, better off than many; to fall short of the best, but be better than the worst. 4.笨鸟先飞 A slow sparrow should make an early start. 5.不眠之夜 white night 6.不以物喜不以己悲 not pleased by external gains, not saddened by personnal losses 7.不遗余力 spare no effort; go all out; do one's best 8.不打不成交 No discord, no concord. 9.拆东墙补西墙 rob Peter to pay Paul 10.辞旧迎新 bid farewell to the old and usher in the new; ring out the old year and ring in the new 11.大事化小小事化了 try first to make their mistake sound less serious and then to reduce it to nothing at all 12.大开眼界 open one's eyes; broaden one's horizon; be an eye-opener 13.国泰民安 The country flourishes and people live in peace 14.过犹不及 going too far is as bad as not going far enough; beyond is as wrong as falling short; too much is as bad as too little 15.功夫不负有心人 Everything comes to him who waits. 16.好了伤疤忘了疼 once on shore, one prays no more 17.好事不出门恶事传千里 Good news never goes beyond the gate, while bad news spread far and wide. 18.和气生财 Harmony brings wealth. 19.活到老学到老 One is never too old to learn. 20.既往不咎 let bygones be bygones 21.金无足赤人无完人 Gold can't be pure and man can't be perfect. 22.金玉满堂 Treasures fill the home. 23.脚踏实地 be down-to-earth 24.脚踩两只船 sit on the fence 25.君子之交淡如水 the friendship between gentlemen is as pure as crystal; a hedge between keeps friendship green 26.老生常谈陈词滥调 cut and dried, cliché 27.礼尚往来 Courtesy calls for reciprocity. 28.留得青山在不怕没柴烧 Where there is life, there is hope. 29.马到成功 achieve immediate victory; win instant success 30.名利双收 gain in both fame and wealth 31.茅塞顿开 be suddenly enlightened 32.没有规矩不成方圆 Nothing can be accomplished without norms or standards. 33.每逢佳节倍思亲 On festive occasions more than ever one thinks of one's dear ones far away.It is on the festival occasions when one misses his dear most. 34.谋事在人成事在天 The planning lies with man, the outcome with Heaven. Man proposes, God disposes. 35.弄巧成拙 be too smart by half; Cunning outwits itself 36.拿手好戏 masterpiece 37.赔了夫人又折兵 throw good money after bad 38.抛砖引玉 a modest spur to induce others to come forward with valuable contributions; throw a sprat to catch a whale 39.破釜沉舟 cut off all means of retreat;burn one's own way of retreat and be determined to fight to the end40.抢得先机 take the preemptive opportunities 41.巧妇难为无米之炊 If you have no hand you can't make a fist. One can't make bricks without straw.42.千里之行始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step--the highest eminence is to be gained step by step 43.前事不忘后事之师 Past experience, if not forgotten, is a guide for the future. 44.前人栽树后人乘凉 One generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests.One sows and another reaps. 45.前怕狼后怕虎 fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind hesitate in doing something 46.强龙难压地头蛇 Even a dragon (from the outside) finds it hard to control a snake in its old haunt - Powerful outsiders can hardly afford to neglect local bullies. 47.强强联手 win-win co-operation 48.瑞雪兆丰年 A timely snow promises a good harvest. 49.人之初性本善 Man's nature at birth is good. 50.人逢喜事精神爽 Joy puts heart into a man. 51.人海战术 huge-crowd strategy 52.世上无难事只要肯攀登 Where there is a will, there is a way. 53.世外桃源 a fictitious land of peace away from the turmoil of the world; 54.死而后已 until my heart stops beating 55.岁岁平安 Peace all year round. 56.上有天堂下有苏杭 Just as there is paradise in heaven, ther are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth 57.塞翁失马焉知非福 Misfortune may be an actual blessing. 58.三十而立 A man should be independent at the age of thirty.At thirty, a man should be able to think for himself. 59.升级换代 updating and upgrading (of products)60.四十不惑 Life begins at forty. 61.谁言寸草心报得三春晖 Such kindness of warm sun, can't be repaid by grass. 62.水涨船高 When the river rises, the boat floats high. 63.时不我待Time and tide wait for no man. 64.杀鸡用牛刀break a butterfly on the wheel 65.实事求是seek truth from facts; be practical and realistic; be true to facts 66.说曹操，曹操到Talk of the devil and he comes. 67.实话实说speak the plain truth; call a spade a spade; tell it as it is 68.实践是检验真理的唯一标准Practice is the sole criterion for testing truth. 69.山不在高，有仙则名'No matter how high the mountain is, its 。