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作文常用谚语与格言

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在英语作文中,若能恰当地运用谚语与格言,会使语言自然、 地道,文章色彩大增,给读者赏心悦目的感觉,收到意想不到的效果。

1.Every advantage has its disadvantage. 有利必有弊。

2.Failure is the mother of success. 失败乃成功之母。

3.Facts/Actions speak louder than words. 事实胜于雄辩。

4.The proof of pudding is in the eating. 布丁好不好,尝尝才知道。

 

5.Who has never tasted bitter,knows not what is sweet. 不吃苦中苦,难知蜜糖甜。

6.Experience is the best teacher. 经验是最好的老师。

7.You cannot eat your cake and have it. 事难两全。

8.True gold fears not the fire. 真金不怕火炼。

9.One swallow does not make a summer. 独燕不成夏。

10.Eye for eye,tooth for tooth. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙。

 

11.He who plays with fire gets burnt. 玩火者必自焚。

12.The truth could not be hidden forever. 纸里包不住火。

13.The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.

心灵的痛苦比肉体的痛苦更甚。

14.As you make your bed,so you must 1ie on it. 自作自受。

15.You can fool some of the people all the time,and all the people some of the time,but you can't fool a11 the people a11 the time.

你可以一直愚弄一些人,也可能在一段时间里愚弄所有的人,但你不可能一直愚弄所有的人。

 

16.Forgive others but not yourself. 严于律己,宽以待人。

17.Nothing is impossible to a willing heart. 世上无难事,只怕有心人。

18.Where there is will,there is a way. 有志者,事竟成。

19.To err is human,to forgive divine. 凡人多舛误,惟神能见宥。

20.A small leak will sink a great ship. 小洞沉大船;千里之堤,毁于蚁穴。

 

21.Speech is silver;silence is gold. 说话是银,沉默是金。

22.Fortune favors the brave. 幸运属于勇敢者。

23.A wise man thinks all that he says,a fool says all that thinks.

智者思其所言,愚者言其所思。

24.Speaking without thinking is shooting without aiming. 信口开河如同射无矢之的。

25.Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。

 

26.God helps those who help themselves. 天道酬勤。

27.All is not gold that glitters. 发光的未必都是金子。

28.Be just to all,but trust not all. 公正对待一切,但不要轻信一切。

 

29.An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening. 一日之计在于晨。

30.Don't put off till tomorrow what should be done today. 今日事,今日毕。

 

31.Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

每个人都是自己幸福的建筑师。

32.Life is long if you know how to use it. 善用时间等于延长生命。

33.Every life has its roses and thorns. 人生皆有甜与苦。

34.Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.勇敢和坚决是美德的灵魂。

35.Do not cut the tree that gives you shade. 不要恩将仇报。

 

36.First think,then speak. 熟思而后言。

37.Be slow to promise and quick to perform. 言必信,行必果。

38.He who has a mind to beat his dog will easily find a stick. 欲加之罪,何患无辞。

39.A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.

光说不做的人犹如只长野草的花园。

40.No sweet without sweat. 苦尽香甘来。

 

41.Better late than never. 亡羊补牢,犹未晚也。

42.One day is worth two tomorrows. 一个今日等于两个明天。

43.Time and tide wait for no man. 岁月不等人;时不我待。

44.Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. 不要画饼充饥。

45.Look before you leap. 三思而后行。

 

46.Strike while the iron is hot. 趁热打铁。

47.It is no use crying over split milk. 牛奶洒了,哭也徒劳。

48.You never know what you can do till you try.

除非亲自尝试,否则你永远不知道自己的能力。

49.Two heads are better than one. 两人智慧胜一人。

50.A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. 双鸟在林,不如一鸟在手。

 

51.A rolling stone gathers no moss. 滚石不生苔。

52.Constant dropping wears the stone. 滴水穿石。

53.Whatever is worth doing at a11 is worth doing well. 凡是值得做的事情均应好好做。

54.Don't put the cart before the horse. 不要本末倒置。

55.Live and learn. 学无止境。

 

56.Knowledge is power. 知识就是力量。

57.No man is born wise Or learned. 人非生而知之。

58.Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand. 知识胜于金钱。

59.Out of sight,out of mind. 眼不见,心不烦。

60.Faith will move mountains. 精诚所致,金石为开。

61.When in Rome,do as the Romans do. 入乡随俗。

62.Judge not according to the appearance.勿以貌取人。

(Appearances are deceptive)(You can’t judge a book by its cover)

63.A friend without fault will never be found. 没有没有缺点的朋友。

 

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