action is the proper fruit of knowledge. 行動是知識的巧果。
adversity makes a man wise, not rich. 患難使人聰明,但不能致富。
adversity makes strange bedfellows. 身處逆境不擇友。
adversity successfully overcome is the highest glory. 成功地克服困難是最大的光榮。
a fair death honours the whole life. 死得光明,終身榮耀。
a fair face may hide a foul heart. 人不可貌相。
a faithful friend is hard to find. 益友難得。
a fall into the pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一塹,長一智。
after dinner sit a while, after supper walk a while. 午飯後要坐,晚飯後要走。
a father is a treasure, a brother is a comfort, but a friend is both. 父親是財富,兄弟是安慰,朋友兼而有之。
a fault confessed is half redressed. 承認錯誤,等於改正一半。
affairs that are done by due degrees are soon ended. 事情要安步就班地做,就會很快地做完。
a flow of words is no proof of wisdom. 口若懸河不能作為才智的證明。
a fool always comes short of his reckoning. 愚人常缺算計。
a fool always rushes to the fore. 傻瓜總愛強出頭。
a fool and his money are soon parted. 笨蛋難聚財。
a fool attempting to be witty is an object of profoundest pity. 蠢人裝聰明,實在最可憐。
a fool can ask more questions than seven wise men can answer. 一愚發問,七智結舌。
a fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. 愚者所問,智者難答。
a fool may give a wise man counsel. 愚者千慮,必有一得。
a fool may throw a stone into a well which a hundred wise men cannot pull out. 一愚所失,百智難回。
a fool knows more in his own house than a wise man in another. 一個蠢材在他自己傢裡所知的事比一個聰明人在別人傢裡所知的事要多。
a fool’s bolt may sometimes hit the mark. 愚者千慮,必有一得。
a fool’s heart dances on his lips. 愚人心坦蕩,掛在嘴唇上。
a fox may grow grey, but never good. 狐貍會變,但本性難移。
a friend exaggerates a man’s virtue, an enemy his crimes. 朋友宣揚人的美德,敵人誇大人的罪過。
a friend in court is better than a penny in purse. 曩中有錢,不如朝中有友。
a friend in need is a friend indeed. 患難朋友才是真朋友。
a friend is a second self. 朋友是另一個我。
a friend is best found in adversity. 患難見真友。
a friend is never known till a man have need. 不到患難時,永遠不能認識真正的朋友。
a friend is not so soon gotten as lost. 交友慢,失友快。
a friend to everybody is a friend to nobody. 廣交友,無深交。
a friend without faults will never be found. 沒有缺點的朋友是永遠找不到的。
after a storm comes a calm. 否極泰來。
after black clouds, clear weather. 否極泰來。
after death, the doctor. 放馬後炮。
after dinner comes the reckoning. 吃喝玩樂,該付代價。
actions speak louder than words. 事實勝於雄辯。
a discontented man knows not where to sit easy. 不滿足者坐無寧時。
a disease known is half cured. 病情確診斷,治病好一半。
admonish your friends in private, praise them in public. 在私底下要忠告你的朋友,在公開場合又表揚你的朋友。
a dog will not howl if you beat him with a bone. 骨頭打狗狗不叫。
adversity is a good discipline. 苦難是磨練人的好機會。
adversity leads to prosperity. 逆境迎向昌盛。 

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