the greatest of evils and the worst of crims is

1.爱屋及乌 Love me, love my dog.

one thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning. (james
russell lowell, british poet and critic)
一次痛苦的经验抵得上千百次的告诫。(英国诗人、批评家 洛威尔 .j. r .)

the greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.

2.百闻不如一见 Seeing is believing.

practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
(samuel smiles, british writer)
实用的知识只有通过亲身体验才能学到。(英国作家 斯迈尔斯 . s .)

skill and confidence are an unconquered army. 技能和信心是无敌的军队。

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.

proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience. (miguel de
cervantes, spanish writer) 谚语是从长期经验中获得的短句。(班牙作家

lifeless, faultless. 只有死人才不会犯错误。

4.笨鸟先飞A slow sparrow should make an early start.

the tragedy of the world is that those who are imaginative have but
slight experience, and those who are experienced have feeble
imaginations. (alfred north whitehead, british philosopher and
怀特海 .a . n.)

let sleeping dogs lie.别惹麻烦。

5.不眠之夜 white night

the great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
(grorge santayana, spain-born american philosopher and poet)
教育之艰苦在于从意念中获得经验。(西班牙裔美国哲学家、诗人 桑塔亚那.g.)

let bygones be bygones.过去的就让它过去吧。

6.不以物喜不以己悲not pleased by external gains, not saddened by
personnal losses

the greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right
sometimes. (winston churchill. british statesman)
傻瓜有时候也是对的。(英国政治家 丘吉尔 .w.)

learning makes a good man better and ill man

7.不遗余力spare no effort; go all out; do one’s best

to make good use of life one should have in youth the experience of
advanced years, and in old age the vigor of youth. (stanislars i, polish

learn to walk before you run.先学走,再学跑。

8.不打不成交 No discord, no concord.

to most men , experience is like the stern light of a ship which
il-luminates only the track it has passed. (samuel tylor coleridge,
british poet)
柯勒津治. s .t .)

learn not and know not.不学无术。

9.拆东墙补西墙 rob Peter to pay Paul

too much experience is a dangerous thing. (oscar wilde, british
dramatist) 经验过多反而危险。(英国剧作家 王尔德 . o.)

learn and live.活着,为了学习。

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

we know nothing of what will happen in future , but by the analogy of
past experience. (abraham lincoln , american president)
除了凭著对过去的经验加以类推之外,我们对今后的事一无所知。(美国总统 林肯
. a .)

it‘s not the gay coat that makes the gentleman. 君子在德不在衣。

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

absence to love is what wind is to fire. it extinguishes the small; it
inflames the great. (roger de bussy-rabutin, french writer)

habit is a second nature. 习惯成自然。

12.大开眼界open one’s eyes; broaden one’s horizon; be an eye-opener

every man is a poet when he is in love. (plato ancient creek
philosopher) 每个恋爱中的人都是诗人。(古希腊哲学家 柏拉图)

gravitation is not responsible for people falling in

13.国泰民安The country flourishes and people live in peace

first love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. (george
bernard shaw) 初恋就是一点点笨拙外加许许多多好奇。(英国剧作家 肖伯纳.g)

friendship is love without his wings.友谊是没有羽翼的爱。

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

friendship is like earthenware: once broken, it can be mended; love is
like a mirror: once broken, that ends it. (josh billings. american
比林斯 .j.)

friendship is like earthenware: once broken, it can be mended; love is
like a mirror: once broken, that ends

15.功夫不负有心人Everything comes to him who waits.

friendship is love without his wings. (george gordon byron, bdritish
poet) 友谊是没有羽翼的爱。(英国诗人 拜伦.g,g)

first love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

16.好了伤疤忘了疼once on shore, one prays no more

gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. (albert
einstein, american scientist) 并非地球引力使人坠入爱河。

books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.

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.

the greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. (burke edmund,
british statesman) 2权力越大,滥用职权的危险就越大。(英国政治家

a book that remains shut is but a block. 书本不常翻,犹如一块砖。

18.和气生财 Harmony brings wealth.

the greatest of evils and the worst of crims is poverty. (george bernard
shaw, british dramatist) 最大的恶和最凶的罪是贫穷。(英国剧作家

a book is the same today as it always was and it will never change.

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

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.Go  confidently  in  the  direction  of  you  dreams .Live  the 
life  you  have  imagined .―――追随梦想,勇往直前,过自己想要的生活。

36.All  our  dreams  can  come  true  if  we  have  the  courage  to 
pursue them———如果我们有勇气去追求,我们所有的梦想都可以实现。

37.A friend  in need is a friend indeed .          患难见真情

38.Never  trouble trouble before trouble troubles you. 别自寻苦恼