Proverb of the week

Set 5 - 1st Term


A sound mind lies in a sound body. proverb健全的頭腦寓於健全的身體。


Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.proverb早睡早起使人健康、富裕又聰明。

3 Home is where the heart is. proverb家是心之所在。
4 Charity begins at home.proverb博愛始於自家。

Slow and steady wins the race.proverb穩紮穩打,無往不勝。


A person is known by the company he keeps.proverb 察其友知其人。


All that glitters is not gold.proverb金玉其外,敗絮其內。


People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.proverb投鼠忌器。


Where one door shuts, another opens.proverb天無絕人之路。


What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.proverb依樣畫葫蘆。


Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.proverb權力使人腐化;絕對的權力使人絕對的腐化。


Everybody's business is nobody's business.proverb眾人之事乏人管。


When the going gets tough, the tough get going.proverb 越挫越勇。


You cannot burn the candle at both ends.proverb蠟燭不能兩頭點,體力不可過分耗。

15 The end justifies the means. proverb 為求目的, 不擇手段。
16 Every rule has its exception. proverb 凡事皆有例外。
Set 5 - 2nd Term
17 Take the rough with the smooth.  proverb 逆來順受。
18 A bad workman always blames his tools. proverb 拙匠總怪工具差。
19 Procrastination is the thief of time. proverb  拖延為時間之竊賊。
20 A good conscience is a safe pillow. proverb行止清白,高枕無憂。
21 A merry heart makes a long life. proverb知足常樂。
22 A fault confessed is half redressed. proverb承認錯誤等于改正了一半。
23 An uncut gem does not sparkle.  proverb玉不琢,不成器。
24 His bark is worse than his bite. proverb嘴硬心軟。
25 Jack of all trades master of none. proverb萬事通,無一通。
26 There is a black sheep in every flock.proverb到處都有害群之馬。
27 A joke never gains an enemy but often loses a friend. proverb戲謔不能化敵為友,只能使人失去朋友。
28 Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes straight to the bone.proverb美麗流於膚淺,醜陋深入於骨。
29 A soft answer turned away wrath. proverb和言足以息怒。
30 He who laughs last laughs longest.proverb最後笑的人笑得最得意。
31 Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. proverb不自量力。
32 All is well that ends well. proverb結果一切好。