A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
A bad thing never dies.
A bad workman always blames his tools.
A bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush.
A boaster and a liar are cousins-german.
A bully is always a coward.
A burden of one's choice is not felt.
A candle lights others and consumes itself.
A cat has 9 lives.
A cat may look at a king.
A close mouth catches no flies.
A constant guest is never welcome.
Actions speak louder than words.
Adversity leads to prosperity.
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
A fair death honors the whole life.
A faithful friend is hard to find.
A fall into a pit, a gain in your wit.
A fox may grow gray, but never good.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
A friend is easier lost than found.
A friend is never known till a man has need.
A friend without faults will never be found.
'After you' is good manners.
A good beginning is half done.
A good beginning makes a good ending.
A good book is a good friend.
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
A good conscience is a soft pillow.
A good fame is better than a good face.
A good husband makes a good wife.
A good medicine tastes bitter.
A good wife health is a man's best wealth.
A great talker is a great liar.
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
A joke never gains an enemy but loses a friend.
A leopard cannot change its spots.
A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth.
A light heart lives long.
A little body often harbors a great soul.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
A little pot is soon hot.
All are brave when the enemy flies.
All good things come to an end.
All rivers run into sea.
All roads lead to Rome.
All that ends well is well.
All that glitters is not gold.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
A man becomes learned by asking questions.
A man can do no more than he can.
A man cannot spin and reel at the same time.
A man is known by his friends.
A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
A man without money is no man at all.
A merry heart goes all the way.
A miss is as good as a mile.
A mother's love never changes.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
A new broom sweeps clean.
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.
An old dog cannot learn new tricks.
An ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
As a man sows, so he shall reap.
A single flower does not make a spring.
A snow year, a rich year.
A sound mind in a sound body.
A still tongue makes a wise head.
A stitch in time saves nine.
A straight foot is not afraid of a crooked shoe.
A wise head makes a close mouth.
A word spoken is past recalling.
A year's plan starts with spring.
A young idler, an old beggar.
Bad news has wings.
Barking dogs seldom bite.
Beauty lies in the love's eyes.
Be swift to hear, slow to speak.
Better late than never.
Better to ask the way than go astray.
Between friends all is common.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Blood is thicker than water.
Blood will have blood.
Books and friends should be few but good.
Business is business.
Business is the salt of life.
By reading we enrich the mind, by conversation we polish it.
Cannot see the wood for the trees.
Care and diligence bring luck.
Caution is the parent of safety.
Cheats never prosper.
Children are what the mothers are.
Choose an author as you choose a friend.
Come what may, heaven won't fall.
Complacency is the enemy of study.
Every heart has its own sorrow.
Every little helps a mickle.
Every man for himself, and the devil takes the hindmost.
Every man has his faults.
Every man has his hobbyhorse.
Every man has his weak side.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Every minute counts.
Every mother's child is handsome.
Every potter praises hit pot.
Everything is good when new, but friends when old.
Example is better then percept.
Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother.
Experience must be bought.
Fact speak louder than words.
Failure is the mother of success.
False friends are worse than bitter enemies.
Far from eye, far from heart.
Far water does not put out near fire.
Faults are thick where love is thin.
Fear always springs from ignorance.
Fields have eyes, and woods have ears.
Fire and water have no mercy.
Fire is a good servant but a bad master.
First come, first served.
First impressions are half the battle.
First think and then speak.
Fools grow without watering.
Fool's haste is no speed.
Fools has fortune.
Fools learn nothing from wise men, but wise men learn much from fools.
Forbidden fruit is sweet.
Fortune favors those who use their judgement.
Fortune knocks once at least at every man's gate.
Four eyes see more than two.
Friends agree best at distance.
Friends are thieves of time.
Friends must part.
Genius is nothing but labor and diligence.
Give a dog a bad name and hang him.
God helps those who help themselves.
Gold will not buy anything.
Good for good is natural, good for evil is manly.
Good health is over wealth.
Good medicine for health tastes bitter to the mouth.
Good watch prevents misfortune.
Great barkers are no biters.
Great hopes make great man.
Great minds think alike.
Great men have great faults.
Great men's sons seldom do well.
Great trees are good for nothing but shade.
Great wits have short memories.
Greedy folks have long arms.
Guilty consciences make men cowards.
Habit cures habit.
Handsome is he who does handsomely.
Happiness takes no account of time.
Happy is he who owes nothing.
Happy is the man who learns from the misfortunes of others.
Harm set, harm get.
Hasty love, soon cold.
an eye for an eye 以牙还牙
have a bedroom eyes 有一双性感的眼睛
an eye for something 对某物有鉴赏力
eye someone 细看某人，打量某人
have eyes bigger than one’s stomach? 眼馋肚饱
give someone a black eye 把某人打得鼻青眼肿
make goo-goo eyes at someone 对某人抛媚眼
green-eyed monster 嫉妒心
in a pig’s eye 废话，胡说
keep an eye on someone 密切注视/照看某人
keep one’s eyes peeled留心，警惕
see eye-to-eye 看法一致be all ears 聚精会神地听，洗耳恭听
bend someone’s ear 与某人喋喋不休
blow it out one’s ear 胡说八道
chew someone’s ear off 对某人喋喋不休
have an ear for music 有音乐方面的天赋
fall on deaf ears 和没有心思听的人说话，没被理睬
good ear 辨别声音
keep one’s ear to the ground 注意听
perk up one’s ear 引起注意，竖起耳朵
play by ear 听过音乐后，不看乐谱而凭记忆演奏
put a bug in someone’s ear 事先暗示/警告某人
talk someone’s ear off 因喋喋不休而惹怒某人
get off to a good start"”有了好的开始，开门红”
Get the boot 委婉表达解雇某人
If you're late again, you're getting the boot.”get booted 在chatrooms 还有被踢出去的意思。)
get one's teeth into something：认真对待,全神贯注于,死死咬住