I 共 233 條
1. I am caught between the devil and the deep blue sea.
2. I am not a slave, I am not a captive, and by energy I can overcome the greater obstacles.
3. I am not now that which I have been. (I am not what I used to be.)
4. I am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men.
5. I believe the first test of truly great man is his humility.
6. I cannot be your friend and your flatterer too.
7. I count myself in nothing else so happy as in a soul remembering my good friends.
8. Ideals are like the stars -- we never reach them, but like mariners, we chart our course by them.
9. Idle folk have the least leisure.
10. Idle folks have most labor.
11. Idle folks lack no excuses.
12. Idleness is the key of beggary, and the root of all evil.
13. Idleness is the root (or mother) of all evil (or sin or vice).
14. Idleness is the rust of the mind.
15. Idleness rusts the mind.
16. Idle young, needy old.
17. If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
18. If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him.
19. If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with
doubts, he shall end in certainties.
20. If a person n is away, his right is away.
21. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
22. If a thing is worth doing, it's worth doing well.
23. If doctors fail thee, be these three thy doctors; rest, cheerful-ness, and moderate diet.
24. If each would sweep before his own door, we should have a clean city (or street).
25. I fear the Greeks, even when bringing gifts.
26. If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
27. If it is not right, do not do it; if it is not true, do not say it. (If it is not broken, do not fix it.)
28. If it is to be, it is up to me.
29. If it were not for hope, the heart would break.
30. If matters not how a man dies, but how he lives.
31. If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master.
32. If nobody loves you, be sure it is your own fault.
33. If one desires to succeed in anything, he must pay the price.
34. If the beard were all, the goat might preach.
35. If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
36. If the counsel be good no matter who gave it.
37. If the eye do no admire, the heart will not desire.
38. If the old dog barks, he gives counsel.
39. If the pills were pleasant, they would not be gilded.
40. If there be neither snow nor rain, then will be dear all sorts of grain.
41. If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun.
42. If the sky fall (or falls), we shall catch larks.
43. If they say you are good, ask yourself if it be true.
44. If things were to be done twice all would be wise.
45. If two men ride on a horse, one must ride behind.
46. If we are bound to forgive an enemy we are not bound to trust him.
47. If we cannot get what we like, we have to like what we can get.
48. If wise men play the fool, they do it with a vengeance.
49. If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.
50. If you agree to carry the calf, they'll make you carry the cow.
51. If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself; if you are too unfortunate, nobody will know
52. If you can be well without health you may be happy without virtue.
53. If you cannot bite, never show your teeth.
54. If you cannot have the best, make the best of what you have.
55. If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
56. If you confer a benefit, never remember it; if you receive one, remember it always.
57. If you can't beat them, join them.
58. If you dance you must pay the fiddler.
59. If you don't aim high you will never hit high.
60. If you have no hand, you cannot make a fist.
61. If you lie upon roses when young, you'll lie upon thorns when old.
62. If you live with a lame person, you will learn to limp.
63. If you remove stone by stone, even a mountain will be leveled.
64. If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
65. If you sell the cow, you sell her milk too.
66. If you swear you will catch no fish.
67. If you trust before you try, you may repent before you die.
68. If you want a pretence to whip a dog, say that he ate the frying-pan.
69. If you want a thing (well) done, do it yourself.
70. If you want knowledge, you must toil for it.
71. If you wish for peace, be prepared for war.
72. If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
73. If you wish to be the best man, you must suffer the bitterest of the bitter.
74. If you would build for your happiness a sure foundation, let the stone for the corner be a good
75. If you would have a good wife marry one who has been a good daughter.
76. If you would have a thing well done, do it yourself.
77. If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some, for the that goes a-borrowing
78. If you would make an enemy, lend a man money and ask it of him again.
79. Ignorance is parent of many injuries.
80. Ignorance is the mother of impudence.
81. Ignorance is the mother of suspicions.
82. Ignorance of the law excuses no man.
83. I hate to see things done by halves. -- If it be right, do it boldly, --if it be wrong, leave it undone.
84. I have no secret of success but hard work.
85. I know him not should I meet him in my pottage dish.
86. I know no such thing as genius, it is nothing but labour and diligence.
87. Ill air slays sooner then the sword.
88. I’ll counsel mars all.
89. Ill-gotten goods never prosper.
90. Ill (or Evil) gotten, ill (or evil) spent.
91. Ill-gotten wealth never thrives.
92. Ill news comes space.
93. Ill news flies fast.
94. Ill news never comes too late
95. Ill news travels fast.
96. I’ll weeds grow apace.
97. Imagination is more important than knowledge.
98. Imagination is sometimes more vivid than reality.
99. Imagination is the source of creation.
100. I might say that success is won by three things: first, effort; second, more effort; third, still more
101. Improve your time and your time will improve you.
102. In a calm sea, every man is a pilot.
103. In a great river great fish are found; but take heed lest you be drowned.
104. In all things, it is better to hope than to despair.
105. In an enemy spots are soon seen.
106. In at one ear and out at the other.
107. In books, are embalmed the greatest thoughts of all ages.
108. In doing we learn.
109. Industry if fortune's right hand, and frugality her left.
110. Industry keeps the body healthy, the mind clear, the heart whole, the purse full.
111. In every beginning think of the end.
112. In every country dogs bite.
113. In every rank, great or small, Its industry supports us all.
114. In for a penny, in for a pound
115. In good years corn is hay, in ill years straw is corn.
116. In life, as in chess, forethought wins
117. In life's earnest battle they only prevail, who daily march onward and never say fail.
118. In moderating, not satisfying, desires, lies peace.
119. I now know that wars do not end wars.
120. In prosperity caution, in adversity patience.
121. In prosperity think of adversity.
122. Interest will not lie.
123. In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
124. In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.
125. In the deepest water is the best fishing.
126. In the election of a wife, as in a project of war, to err but once is to be undone for ever.
127. In the end things will mend.
128. In the evening one may praise the day.
129. In the grave the rich and poor lie equal.
130. In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
131. In the kingdom of blind men the one-eyed man is king.
132. In the mirror we see the face; in wine, the heart.
133. In the multitude of counselors there is safety.
134. In the world, who knows not to swim goes to the bottom.
135. In time of peace prepare for war.
136. In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty; In time of adversity, not one amongst twenty.
137. In water you may see your own face; in wine, the heart of another
138. In wine there is truth.
139. In youth the hours are golden in mature years they are silver, in old age they are leaden.
140. I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.
141. I regard that man as lost, who has lost his sense of shame.
142. I say little but I think the more.
143. I slept, and dreamt that life was Beauty, I woke, and found that life was Duty.
144. I succeeded because I willed it; I never hesitated.
145. I think, so I am.
146. It is dangerous crisis when a proud heart meets with flattering lips
147. It is a good horse that never stumbles.
148. It is a good tongue that says no ill, and a better heart that thinks none.
149. It is a great art to laugh at your own misfortune.
150. It is a long lane that has no turning.
151. It is an equal failing to trust everybody and trust nobody.
152. It is an evil sign too see a fox lick a lamb.
153. It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest.
154. It is a poor heart that never rejoices.
155. It is a silly fish, that is caught twice with the same bait.
156. It is a silly goose that comes to the fox's sermon.
157. It is a small flock that has not a black sheep.
158. It is a small world.
159. It is as well to know which way the wind blows.
160. It is a wise father that knows his own child.
161. It is better to be alone than in bad company.
162. It is better to be clothed in rags, than to be clothed with shame.
163. It is better to be safe It is better to do well than to say well.
理論好不如實際好。 than sorry. 事後追悔不如事前穩妥。
164. It is better to fight for good than to rail at the ill.
165. It is better to give than to take/ receive.
166. It is better to please a fool than to anger him.
167. It is better to wear out than to rust out.
168. It is better to win the peace and to lose the war.
169. It is dogged (that) does it.
170. It is easier to descend than to ascend.
171. It is easier to get than to keep it.
172. It is easier to give good counsel than to follow it.
173. It is easier to know how to do a thing than to do it.
174. It is easier to pull down than build.
175. It is easier to raise the devil than to lay him.
176. It is easy to be wise after the event.
177. It is easy to learn something about everything, but difficult to learn everything about anything.
178. It is easy to open a shop but hard to keep it always opens.
179. It is easy to prophesy after the event.
180. It is good fishing in troubled waters.
181. It is good to be merry at meal.
182. It is good to have friends in trouble.
183. It is good to learn at another man's cost.
184. It is Greek to me.
185. It is harder to marry a daughter well than to bring her up well.
186. It is hard to please all parties.
187. It is hard to teach an old dog tricks.
人老則守舊 ( 教育須趁早 )。
188. It is impossible that a man who is false to his friends should be true to his country.
189. It is more blessed to give than to receive.
190. It is more pain to do nothing than something.
191. It is my own fault if I am deceived by the same man twice.
192. It is never too late to learn.
193. It is never too late to mend.
194. It is no honor for an eagle to vanquish a dove.
195. It is none of your business.
196. It is not every couple that is a pair.
197. It is not good to make a sleeping lion.
198. It is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities but difficulties, that make men.
199. It is not how long but how well we live.
200. It is not shame for a man to learn that which he knows not, whatever be his age.
201. It is not the gay coat that makes the gentleman.
202. It is not work that kills, but worry.
203. It is no use crying over spilt milk.
204. It is one thing to speak much and another to speak pertinently.
205. It is right to put everything in its proper use.
206. It is the early bird that gets the worm.
207. It is the first step that costs.
208. It is the general rule, that all superior men inherit the elements of superiority from their
209. It is the nature of every man to err, but only the fool perseveres in the error.
210. It is the nature of folly to see the faults of others and forget his own.
211. It is the peculiarity of knowledge that those who really thirst for it always get it.
212. It is too late to cast anchor when the ship is on the rock.
213. It is too late to come with the water when the house is burnt down.
214. It is too late to lock the stable door when the steed is stolen.
215. It is wisdom sometimes to seem a fool.
216. It matters not how long we live but how.
217. It never rains but it pours.
218. It's a good horse that never stumbles, A good wife that never grumbles.
219. It's a poor heart that never rejoices.
220. It's a poor mouse that has only on hole.
221. It's easier to run down the hill than go up.
222. It's easy to fall into a trap, but hard to get out again.
223. It's hard sailing when there is no wind.
224. It's no sin to sell dear, but a sin to give ill measure.
225. It's not the gay coat that makes the gentleman.
226. It's no use pumping a dry well.
227. It takes all kinds to make a world.
228. It takes all sorts to make a world.
229. It takes two to make a quarrel.
230. I was born an American; I live an American; I shall die an American.
231. I wept when I was born,, and every day shows why.
232. I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of good books to read than a king who did
not love reading
233. I would rather have the affectionate regard of my fellow men than I would have heaps and
mines of gold