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.风雨同舟。

  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.异曲同工。

  8.All time is no time when it is past.机不行失,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.因祸得福,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.勤能补拙。

  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.人的愿望无止境。

  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.别把全部的蛋都放在一个篮子里。(不要背注一掷。)

  24.Do not teach fish to swim.不要布鼓雷门。

  25.East or west, home is the best.东奔西跑,仍是家里好。

  26.Experience is the best teacher.实践出真知。

  27.Fact is stranger than fiction.现实比虚拟更古怪。(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.天公地道。

  32.Good wine needs no bush.酒香不怕巷子深。

  33.Haste makes waste.欲速则不达。(忙中常犯错。)

  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.平常预备战时。(高枕无忧。)

  40.It is never too late to mend.亡羊补牢,犹未为晚。

  41.It six of one and half a dozen of the other.彼此彼此。

  42.Just has long arms.法网难逃,疏而不漏。

  43.Keep something for a rainy day.有备无患。

  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.不要乘人之危。

  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.游刃有余。

  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.谙熟门路。

  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。(姜仍是老的辣。)

  67.The worse luck now, the better another time.风水轮流转。

  68.Thoughts are free from toll.思维不必交税。(人人都可以自在思考。)

  69.Time tries all things.时刻查验全部。

  70.Use legs and have legs.经常用腿,大步流星。

  71.Virtue never grows old.美德常青。

  72.Walls have ears.属垣有耳。

  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.芳华只要一次。

  76.You cannot burn the candle at both ends.蜡烛不行两端燃。(鱼和熊掌不行兼得。)

  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.事非通过不知难。

  79.Youth will be served.芳华好作乐。

  80.Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse.无知的疯狂是脱缰的野马。

  81.Happiness takes no account of time.欢喜不觉时光过。

  82.Virtue is her own reward.为善最乐。

  83.Small gains bring great wealth.小益聚大财,薄利成巨富。

  84.Suspicion is the poison of true friendship.猜忌伤害莫逆之交。

  85.Speed is the soldier's asset.速战速决。

  86.Sweet discourse makes short days and nights.言语投机恨时短。

  87.Soft words butter no parsnips.望梅止渴。

  88.Set a thief to catch a thief.以毒攻毒。

  89.Well fed, wed bred.衣食足,知荣辱。

  90.Laugh at your ills, and save doctors' bills.患病不担忧,节约医药费。

  91.Sloth is the key of poverty.惰能致贫。

  92.Among the blind the one eyed man is the king.山中无老虎,猴子称大王。

  93.To err is human.犯错是人之常情。/ 人谁无过。

  94.You can't judge a book by its cover.不能以表面来判断实质。/ 不要以貌取人。

  95.Gut no fish till you get them.勿急于求成

  96.爱屋及乌 Love me, love my dog.

  97.百闻不如一见 (眼见为实)Seeing is believing.

  98.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.

  99.勤能补拙 A slow sparrow should make an early start.

  100.不眠之夜 white night

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

  102.竭尽全力 spare no effort; go all out; do one's best

  103.不打不成交 No discord, no concord.

  104.拆东墙补西墙 rob Peter to pay Paul

  105.辞旧迎新 bid farewell to the old and usher in the new; ring out the old year and ring in the new

  106.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

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

  108.安居乐业 The country flourishes and people live in peace

  109.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

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

  111.好了伤痕忘了疼 once on shore, one prays no more

  112.好事不出门恶事传千里 Good news never goes beyond the gate, while bad news spread far and wide.

  113.和气生财 Harmony brings wealth.

  114.活到老学到老 One is never too old to learn.

  115.既往不咎 let bygones be bygones

  116.金无足赤人无完人 Gold can't be pure and man can't be perfect.

  117.堆金积玉 Treasures fill the home.

  118.兢兢业业 be down-to-earth

  119.脚踩两只船 sit on the fence

  120.君子之交淡如水 the friendship between gentlemen is as pure as crystal; a hedge between keeps friendship green

  121.老生常谈老生常谈 cut and dried, cliché

  122.礼尚往来 Courtesy calls for reciprocity.

  123.留得青山在不怕没柴烧 Where there is life, there is hope.

  124.旗开得胜 achieve immediate victory; win instant success

  125.名利双收 gain in both fame and wealth

  126.恍然大悟 be suddenly enlightened

  127.没有规矩不成方圆 Nothing can be accomplished without norms or standards.

  128.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.

  129.谋事在人成事在天 The planning lies with man, the outcome with Heaven.Man proposes, God disposes.

  130.画蛇添足 be too smart by half; Cunning outwits itself

  131.拿手好戏 masterpiece

  132.赔了夫人又折兵 throw good money after bad

  133.抛砖引玉 a modest spur to induce others to come forward with valuable contributions; throw a sprat to catch a whale

  134.背水一战 cut off all means of retreat;burn one‘s own way of retreat and be determined to fight to the end

  135.抢得先机 take the preemptive opportunities

  136.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.

  137.千里之行始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step--the highest eminence is to be gained step by step

  138.前事不忘后事之师 Past experience, if not forgotten, is a guide for the future.

  139.前人栽树后人乘凉 One generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests.One sows and another reaps.

  140.前怕狼后怕虎 fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind hesitate in doing something

  141.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.

  142.强强联手 win-win co-operation

  143.瑞雪兆丰年 A timely snow promises a good harvest.

  144.人之初性本善 Man's nature at birth is good.

  145.人逢喜事精神爽 Joy puts heart into a man