Proverb of the week

Set 4 - 1st Term


A good beginning is half the battle. proverb好的開端是成功的一半。


Chances favour the prepared mind. proverb機會是留給有準備的人。

3 Fine feather s make fine birds. proverb人要衣裝,佛要金裝。
4 Spare the rod and spoil the child. proverb孩子不打不成器。

While there's life there's hope. proverb留得青山在,不怕無柴燒。


One man's fault is another man's lesson. proverb 前車之覆,後車之鑒。


First impressions are the most lasting. proverb最初的印象最深刻。


Justice has long arms. proverb天網恢恢,疏而不漏。


The love of money is the root of all evil. proverb貪財是萬惡之源。


Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. proverb今天能夠做的事,切莫拖延到明天。


Little drops of water make the mighty ocean. proverb涓滴之水匯成洋。


Choose the lesser of two evils. proverb兩害相權取其輕。


The pen is mightier than the sword. proverb文勝於武。


It is darkest before the dawn. proverb黎明前必是黑暗。

15 One man's trash is another man's treasure.  proverb人棄我取。
16 After joy comes sadness.  proverb樂極生悲。
Set 4 - 2nd Term
17 Remember the past and it will guide your future.   proverb前事不忘後事之師。
18 You cannot make bricks without straw.   proverb工欲善其事必先利器。
19 Wise men change their minds; fools never do. proverb智者通權達變,愚者剛愎自用。
20 Misfortune might be a blessing in disguise. proverb塞翁失馬焉知非福。
21 A lazy youth, a lousy age. proverb少壯不努力,老大徒傷悲。
22 Nothing ventured, nothing gained. proverb不入虎穴,焉得虎子。
23 What's done cannot be undone.    proverb覆水難收。
24 A single spark can start a prairie fire. proverb星星之火可以燎原。
25 Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.   proverb 抱最好的希望,作最壞的準備。
26 To be severe with oneself and lenient with others. proverb嚴以責己寬以待人。
27 It never rains but it pours. proverb 禍不單行。
28 All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. proverb只用功,不玩耍,聰明的孩子也變傻。
29 He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning. proverb恥于問即恥於學。
30 Lost time is never found again. proverb光陰一去不復返。
31 Coming events cast their shadows before. proverb未來之事必有徵兆。
32 All good things must come to an end. proverb天下無不散之筵席