Proverb of the week

Set 6 - 1st Term

1

The darkest hour is just before the dawn. proverb破曉前是最黑暗的時刻。

2

As you sow, so shall you reap.proverb種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。

3 Nothing is difficult to a man whom ambition fires. proverb 沒有熱誠難成大事。
4 Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet.proverb忍耐是痛苦的,但它的果實是甜美的。
5

A good medicine tastes bitter.proverb良藥苦口,忠言逆耳。

6

Liberty is the right to do everything which the laws allow.proverb 自由就是在法律允許的範圍下有權做任何事。

7

Wisdom is the wealth of the wise.proverb學問乃智者之財富。

8

Don't bite off more than you can chew.proverb

9

Virtue is its own reward.proverb善有善報。

10

Better to be alone than in bad company.proverb與其交壞朋友不如沒有朋友。

11

Speech is silver but silence is gold.proverb雄辯是銀,沉默是金。

12

Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance.proverb青年人活在希望中,老年人活在回憶堙C

13

A little neglect may breed great mischief.proverb 小誤釀大禍。

14

Too many cooks spoil the broth.proverb人多反誤事。

15 Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse. proverb 熱情而無知如脫韁之馬。
16 Don't quarrel with your bread and butter. proverb 勿自砸飯碗。
Set 6 - 2nd Term
17 Things done by halves are never done right.  proverb 半途而廢者永無成就。
18 Wherever you may go, you can not succeed without resolution. proverb 志不立天下無可成之事。
19 Turn a stumbling block into a stepping stone. proverb  化絆腳石為墊腳石。
20 United we stand, divided we fall. proverb合則存,分則亡。
21 Wealth is a good servant; but a very bad mistress. proverb 財富是良僕,也是惡主。
22 Empty vessels make the most sound. proverb滿壺全不響,半壺響叮噹。
23 A bad excuse is worse than none.  proverb糟糕的藉口還不如沒有。
24 Wise men learn more from fools than fools from wise men. proverb智者從愚者身上所學的比愚者從智者身上所學的還多。
25 The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth. proverb心靈的財富才是唯一真正的財富。
26 We need no grave to bury honesty.proverb誠實永生不滅。
27 To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. proverb學而不思,猶如食而不化。
28 When industry goes out of the door, poverty comes in at the window.proverb勤則不匱。
29 A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow. proverb上樑不正下樑歪。
30 A drowning man will catch at a straw.proverb病急亂投醫。
31 What can't be cured must be endured. proverb改變不了現實就要面對現實。
32 Talk of the devil and he is sure to appear. proverb說曹操,曹操就到。