【 A 】
A bad carpenters quarrels with his tools.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A burnt child dreads the fire.
A drowning man will catch at a straw.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
A good medicine tastes bitter.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
A man is known by the company he keeps.
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
A sound mind in a sound body.
A stitch in time saves nine.
A wonder lasts but nine days.
A word is enough to the wise.
Actions speak louder than words.
After a storm comes a calm.
All is fair in love and war.
All is not that glitters.
All is well that ends well.
All that glitters is not gold.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Art is long, life is short.
As a man sows, so shall he reap.
As you sow, so must you reap.
【 B 】
Bad news travels fast.
Barking dogs seldom bite.
Beauty is but skin deep.
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
Better late than never.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Bitters do good to the stomach.
Blood is thicker than water.
【 C 】
Care killed the cat.
【 D 】
Do in Rome as the Romans do.
Do not cast pearls before swine.
Do not put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
Don't put all your egg in one basket.
Don't put the cart before the horse.
Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs.
【 E 】
Easy come, easy go.
Empty vessels make the most sound.
Even a worm will turn.
Even Homer sometimes nods.
Every dog has his day.
Everybody's business is nobody's business.
Experience is the best teacher.
【 F 】
Fine feathers make fine birds.
First come, first served.
Forbidden fruit is sweetest.
【 G 】
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
God helps those who help themselves.
【 H 】
Habit is second nature.
Haste makes waste.
He laughs best who laughs last.
He who hesitates is lost.
He who runs after two hares will catch neither.
Health is better than wealth.
Heaven helps those who help themselves.
Homer nods sometimes.
Honesty is the best policy.
Hunger is the best sauce.
【 I 】
Ill news travels fast.
It is a long lane that has no turning.
It is never too late to learn.
It is never too late to mend.
It is no use crying over spilt milk.
It never rains but it pours.
It's a long lane that has no turning.
【 J 】
Jack of all trades and master of none.
【 K 】
Kill two birds with one stone.
【 L 】
Let sleeping dogs lie.
Life is but an empty dream.
Like father, like son.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Live and learn.
Look before you leap.
Lookers-on see more than the players.
Lookers-on see most of the game.
【 M 】
Make haste slowly.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Man cannot live by bread alone.
Many a little makes a mickle.
Many hands make light work.
Many men, many minds.
Might is right.
Misfortunes never come singly.
More haste, less speed.
【 N 】
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Never judge by appearance.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
No man can serve two masters.
No news is good news.
No pains, no gains.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
【 O 】
One man's meat is another man's poison.
One swallow does not make a summer.
Out of frying pan into the fire.
Out of sight, out of mind.
【 P 】
Penny wise and pound foolish.
Practice makes perfect.
Prevention is better than cure.
【 R 】
Rome was not built in a day.
Saying is one thing, doing another.
【 S 】
Seeing is believing.
Slow and steady wins the race.
So many men, so many minds.
Spare the rod and spoil the child.
Speech is silver, silence is golden.
Strike the iron while it is hot.
Strike while the iron is hot.
【 T 】
Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.
Talk of the devil and he will appear.
The child is father of the man.
The child is the father of the man.
The early bird catches the worm.
The end justifies the means.
The last drop makes the cup run over.
The last straw breaks the camel's back.
The nail that sticks out gets banged down.
The pen is mightier than the sword.
The pot calls the kettle black.
The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
There is no accounting for tastes.
There is no place like home.
There is no royal road to learning.
There is no rule but has exceptions.
Time and tide wait for no man.
Time flies like an arrow.
Time is money.
To err is human, to forgive divine.
Tomorrow is another day.
Too many cooks spoil the soup.
Two heads are better than one.
【 W 】
Well begun is half done.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
When the cat's away, the mice will play.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
While a cat is away, the mice will play.
Who will bell the cat?.
【 Y 】
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.
You cannot make omelets without breaking eggs.
You never know till you have tried.