Proverb of the week

Set 3 - 1st Term


Time lost cannot be won again. proverb時光流逝不可復得。


God helps those who help themselves. proverb自助者天助。

3 Strike the iron while it is hot. proverb打鐵趁熱。
4 Think twice before you do. proverb三思而後行。

Let bygones be bygones. proverb不咎既往。


Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. proverb 沒有熱誠難成大事。


A wise head makes a close mouth. proverb真人不露相。


Complacency is the enemy of study. proverb學習的敵人是自己的滿足。


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. proverb一鳥在手勝於二鳥在林。


A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. proverb愚者和智者所見不同。


Adversity leads to prosperity. proverb窮則思變。


Advice when most needed is least heeded. proverb忠言逆耳。


More haste, less speed. proverb欲速則不達。


The higher the mountain, the greater the descent. proverb山愈高,峭壁愈陡。爬得愈高,跌得愈深。

15 Experience is the extract of suffering.  proverb經驗是由痛苦中粹取出來的。
Set 3 - 2nd Term
16 Adversity is a good discipline.   proverb逆境是一次良好的鍛煉。
17 Actions speak louder than words.   proverb行動比言語更為響亮。
18 Every cloud has a silver lining. proverb困難中總會有出路。
19 Good medicine is bitter to the mouth. proverb良藥苦口利於病。
20 Nothing is difficult to a man whom ambition fires. proverb對於雄心萬丈的人來說,世上沒有難成的事。
21 Birds of a feather flock together. proverb物以類聚。
22 He knows most who speaks least.    proverb大智若愚。
23 A clear conscience is a soft pillow. proverb問心無愧,高枕無憂。
24 Self-trust is the first secret of success.   proverb 自信是成功的第一祕訣。
25 Imagination is more important than knowledge. proverb想像力比知識更重要。
26 Curiosity killed the cat. proverb 好奇害死貓。
27 Blood is thicker than water. proverb血濃於水。
28 Anger blinds the mind. proverb憤怒掩蔽心靈。
29 A penny saved is a penny gained. proverb省一文賺一文。
30 Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. proverb與其詛咒黑暗,不如燃起蠟燭。