the darkest hour is nearest the dawn.黎明前的黑暗。 

the darkest place is under the candlestick.燭臺底下最暗。 

the devil knows many things because he is old.老馬識途。 

prefer loss to unjust gain.寧可吃虧,不貪便宜。 

prevention is better than cure.預防勝於治療。 

pride goes before, and shame comes after.驕傲使人落後。

the end makes all equal.死亡面前,人人平等。 

the eye is bigger than the belly.貪多嚼不爛。 

the farthest way about is the nearest way home.抄近路反而繞遠路。 

the finest diamond must be cut.玉不琢,不成器。 

the fire is the test of gold, adversity of strong man.烈火驗真金,艱難磨意志。 

the first step is the only difficulty.邁出第一步是最艱難的。 

promise is debt.一諾千金。 

proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.諺語是日常經驗的結晶。 

pull the chestnut out of fire.火中取栗。 

put the cart before the horse.本末倒置。 

put your shoulder to the wheel.鼎力相助。 

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