关于历史的谚语 英语版

请问这几句关于历史的名言的英语原句是什么?或者高手们帮我翻译一下吧。 1.历史是说过和做过事情的记忆。 “History is the memory of …



“History is the memory of things said and done.”

—Carl Becker Carl


What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.

——Victor Hugo


(I must add, )that history is not only a valuable part of knowledge, but opens the door to many other parts, and affords materials to most of the sciences.

————–[Of The Study Of History] by David Hume

4.历史总是为生活服务的,它提供范例,评价过去,或者把目前这个时刻安放到生成——演变中去。这个好难找啊,会不会没有英文原句呢?会不会只有法文版的?再找找看。。。 暂人工翻译:

History always serves us in life by providing precedents, offering judgements on the past, and locating the present in generation and evolution.


Each moment in history is a fleeting time , precious and unique .(Richard Nixon , American president )

历史巨轮飞转,分分秒秒的时间都十分宝贵,也独具意义。 ( 美国总统 尼克松 . R.)

Fish and visitors smell three days .( Franklin Benjamin , American president )

鱼放三天发臭,客住三天讨嫌。 ( 美国总统 富兰克林 . B.)

I am a slow walker , but I never walk backwards .(Abraham Lincoln , American president)

我走得很慢,但是我从来不会后退。 ( 美国总统 林肯 . A.)

If you want to understand today , you have to search yesterday .(Pearl Buck , American female writer )

想要懂得今天,就必须研究昨天。 ( 美国女作家 赛珍珠 )

The golden age is before us , not behind us . (Mark Twain , American writer )

黄金时代在我们面前而不在我们背后。 ( 美国作家 马克 · 吐温 )

Time is money .( Benjamin Franklin , American president)

时间就是金钱。 ( 美国总统 富兰克林 . B.)

To choose time is to save time .( Francis Bacon , British philosopher )

合理安排时间就是节约时间 。 ( 英国哲学家 培根 . F.)

We always have time enough , if we will but use it aright. (Johan Wolfgang

von Goethe , German poet )

只要我们能善用时间 , 就永远不愁时间不够用。 ( 德国诗人歌德 . J.W.)

Weep no more , no sigh , nor groan. Sorrow calls no time that’s gone.(John Fletcher , British dramatist )

别哭泣,别叹息,别呻吟;悲伤唤不回流逝的时光。 ( 英国剧作家 弗莱沏 . J.)


A light heart lives long .( William Shakespeare , British dramatist )

豁达者长寿。 ( 英国剧作家 莎士比亚 . W.)

Early to bed and early to rise , makes a man healthy , wealthy and wise

.(Benjamin Franklin , American president )

早睡早起会使人健康、富有和聪明。 ( 美国总统 富兰克林 . B.)

Sloth , like rust , consumes faster than labor wears .(Benjamin Franklin ,

American president)

懒惰像生锈一样,比操劳更能消耗身体。 ( 美国总统 富兰克林 . B.)

The first wealth is health .( Ralph Waldo Emerson , American thinker )

健康是人生第一财富。 ( 美国思想家 爱默生 . R. W.)


Happiness is form courage .( H. Jackson , British writer )

幸福是勇气的一种形式。 ( 英国作家 杰克逊 . H.)

Happy is the man who is living by his hobby .

(G. Bernard Shaw , British

dramatist )

醉心于某种癖好的人是幸福的。 ( 英国剧作家 肖伯纳 . G .)

A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.

(D.C,Fisher, American female novelist)

母亲不是赖以依靠的人,而是使依靠成为不必要的人。(美国女小说家 菲席尔.D.C.)

All happy families are like one another; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

(Leo Tolstoy ,Russian writer)

所有幸福的家庭都十分相似;而每个不幸的家庭各有各自的不幸。(俄国文学家 托尔斯泰.L.)

All I am , or can be, I owe to my angel mother. (Abraham Lincoln, American president)


Be it ever so humble , there is no place like home. (John Howard Payne, American dramatist and actor)

金窝,银窝,不如自家的草窝。(美国剧作家、演员佩恩. J. H.)

Every soil where he is well, is to a valiant man his natural country. (Masinger Phililp, British dramatist)

勇敢的人随遇而安,所到之处都是故乡。(英国剧作家 菲利普.M.)

Go where he will, the wise man is at home His harth the earth, his hall the azure dome. (R.W.Emerson, American thinker)

明智者四海为家–地球是他的壁炉,蓝天是他的客厅。(美国思想家 爱默生.R.W.)

Home is the place where ,when you have to go there , it has to take you in. (Frost Robert, American poet)

无论何时何地家永远是向游子敞开大门的地方。(美国诗人 罗伯特.F.)

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth is to have a thankless child. (William Shakespeare, British dramatist)

逆子无情甚于蛇蝎。(英国剧作家 莎士比亚W.)


A bad beginning makes a bad ending.不善始者不善终。

A bad workman always blames his tools.不会撑船怪河弯。

A bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush.


A bad thing never dies.遗臭万年。

A boaster and a liar are cousins-german.吹牛与说谎本是同宗。

A bully is always a coward.色厉内荏

A burden of one‘s choice is not felt.爱挑的担子不嫌重。

A candle lights others and consumes itself.蜡烛照亮别人毁灭了自己。

Close mouth catches no flies.病从口入

A cat has 9 lives.猫有九条命。

A cat may look at a king.人人平等。

A constant guest is never welcome.常客令人厌。

Actions speak louder than words事实胜于雄辩。

Adversity leads to prosperity.穷则思变。

Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.逆境出人才。

A fair death honors the whole life.死得其所,流芳百世。

A faithful friend is hard to find.知音难觅。

A fall into a pit, a gain in your wit.吃一堑,长一智。

A fox may grow gray, but never good.江山易改,本性难移。

A friend in need is a friend indeed.患难见真情。

A friend is easier lost than found.得朋友难,失朋友易。

A friend is never known till a man has need.需要之时方知友。

A friend without faults will never be found.没有十全十美的

‘After you‘ is good manners.您先请”是礼貌。

A good beginning is half done.良好的开端是成功的一半。

A good beginning makes a good ending.善始者善终。

A good book is a good friend.好书如挚友。

A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.


A good conscience is a soft pillow.不做亏心事,不怕鬼叫门。

A good fame is better than a good face. 美名胜过美貌。

A good husband makes a good wife.夫善则妻贤。

A good medicine tastes bitter.良药苦口。

A good wife health is a man‘s best wealth.


A great talker is a great liar.说大话者多谎言。

A light heart lives long.静以修身。

A hedge between keeps friendship green.君子之交淡如水。

A joke never gains an enemy but loses a friend.


A leopard cannot change its spots.积习难改。

A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth说谎者即使讲真话也没人相信。

A little body often harbors a great soul.浓缩的都是精品。

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.一知半解,自欺欺人。

A little pot is soon hot.狗肚子盛不得四两油。

All are brave when the enemy flies.敌人逃窜时,人人都成了勇士。

All good things come to an end.天下没有不散的筵席。

All rivers run into sea.海纳百川。All roads lead to Rome.条条大路通罗马。

All that ends well is well.结果好,就一切都好。

All that glitters is not gold.闪光的不一定都是金子。

All things are difficult before they are easy.凡事总是由难而易。

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.


A man becomes learned by asking questions.不耻下问才能有学问。

A man can do no more than he can.凡事都应量力而行。

A man cannot spin and reel at the same time.一心不能二用。

A man is known by his friends.什么人交什么朋友。

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


A man without money is no man at all一分钱难倒英雄汉。

A merry heart goes all the way.心旷神怡,事事顺利。

A miss is as good as a mile. 失之毫厘,差之千里。

A mother‘s love never changes.母爱永恒。

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.一天一苹果,不用请医生。

A new broom sweeps clean.新官上任三把火。

An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.以眼还眼,以牙还牙。

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

An old dog cannot learn new tricks.老狗学不出新把戏。

An ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom.聪明才智,不如运气。

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.预防为主,治疗为辅。

A rolling stone gathers no moss.滚石不生苔,转业不聚财。

As a man sows, so he shall reap.种瓜得瓜,种豆得豆。

A single flower does not make a spring.一花独放不是春百花齐放春满园。

A snow year, a rich year.瑞雪兆丰年。

A sound mind in a sound body.健全的精神寓于健康的身体。

A still tongue makes a wise head.寡言者智。

A stitch in time saves nine.小洞不补,大洞吃苦。

A straight foot is not afraid of a crooked shoe.身正不怕影子斜。

A wise head makes a close mouth.真人不露相,露相非真人。

A word spoken is past recalling.一言既出,驷马难追。

A year‘s plan starts with spring.一年之计在于春。

A young idler, an old beggar.少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲。

Bad news has wings.好事不出门,坏事传千里。

Barking dogs seldom bite.吠犬不咬人。

Beauty lies in the love‘s eyes.情人眼里出西施。

Be swift to hear, slow to speak.听宜敏捷,言宜缓行。

Better late than never.不怕慢,单怕站。

Better to ask the way than go astray.问路总比迷路好。

Between friends all is common.朋友之间不分彼此。

Birds of a feather flock together.物以类聚,人以群分。

Blood is thicker than water. 血浓于水。Blood will have blood.血债血偿。

Books and friends should be few but good.读书如交友,应求少而精。

Business is business.公事公办。Cheats never prosper.骗人发不了财。

Business is the salt of life.事业是人生的第一需要。

By reading we enrich the mind, by conversation we polish it.


Cannot see the wood for the trees.一叶障目,不见泰山。

Care and diligence bring luck.谨慎和勤奋才能抓住机遇。

Caution is the parent of safety.小心驶得万年船。

Children are what the mothers are.耳濡目染,身教言传。

Choose an author as you choose a friend.择书如择友。

Come what may, heaven won‘t fall.做你的吧,天塌不下来。

Complacency is the enemy of study.学习的敌人是自己的满足。

Confidence in yourself is the first step on the road to success.

自信是走向成功的第一步。Content is better than riches.知足者常乐

Constant dripping wears away a stone.水滴石穿,绳锯木断。

Count one‘s chickens before they are hatched.蛋未孵先数雏。

Courtesy on one side only lasts not long.来而不往非礼也。

Creep before you walk.循序渐进。 Cry for the moon.海底捞月。

Custom is a second nature.习惯是后天养成的。

Custom makes all things easy.有个好习惯,事事皆不难。

Diamond cuts diamond.强中自有强中手。Do as the Romans do.入乡随俗。

Do as you would be done by.己所不欲,勿施于人。

Doing is better than saying.与其挂在嘴上,不如落实在行动上。

Do it now.机不可失,时不再来Do nothing by halves.凡事不可半途废。

Don‘t claim to know what you don‘t know.不要不懂装懂。

Don‘t have too many irons in the fire.不要揽事过多。

Don‘t make a mountain out of a molehill.不要小题大做。

Don‘t put off till tomorrow what should be done today.今日事,今日毕。

Don‘t put the cart before the horse.不要本末倒置。

Don‘t trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.不要自找麻烦。

Don‘t try to teach your grandmother to suck eggs.不要班门弄斧。

Do well and have well.善有善报。

Each bird love to hear himself sing.孤芳自赏。

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

早睡早起身体好。 Easier said than done.说得容易,做得难。

Easy come, easy go.来也匆匆,去也匆匆。

Eat to live, but not live to eat.人吃饭是为了活着,但活着不是为了吃饭。

Empty vessels make the greatest sound.实磨无声空磨响满瓶不动半瓶摇。

is good when new, but friends when old.东西是新的好,朋友是老的亲。

Example is better then percept. 说一遍,不如做一遍。

Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother.


Experience must be bought.吃一堑,长一智。

Fact speak louder than words.事实胜于雄辩。

Failure is the mother of success.失败是成功之母。

False friends are worse than bitter enemies.明枪易躲,暗箭难防。

Far from eye, far from heart.眼不见,心不烦。

Far water does not put out near fire.远水救不了近火。

Faults are thick where love is thin.一朝情意淡,样样不顺眼。

Fear always springs from ignorance.恐惧源于无知。

Fields have eyes, and woods have ears.隔墙有耳。

Fire and water have no mercy.水火无情。

Fire is a good servant but a bad master.火是一把双刃剑。

First come, first served.先来后到。

First impressions are half the battle.初次见面,印象最深。

First think and then speak.先想后说。

Fools grow without watering.朽木不可雕。

Fool‘s haste is no speed.欲速则不达。

Fools has fortune.呆人有呆福。

Fools learn nothing from wise men, but wise men learn much from fools.


Forbidden fruit is sweet.禁果格外香。

Fortune favors those who use their judgement.机遇偏爱善断之人。

Fortune knocks once at least at every man‘s gate.风水轮流转。

Four eyes see more than two.集思广益。

Friends agree best at distance.朋友之间也会保持距离。

Friends are thieves of time.朋友是时间的窃贼。

Friends must part.再好的朋友也有分手的时候。

Genius is nothing but labor and diligence. 天才不过是勤奋而已。

Give a dog a bad name and hang him.众口铄金,积毁销骨。

God helps those who help themselves.自助者天助。

Gold will not buy anything.黄金并非万能。

Good for good is natural, good for evil is manly.


Good health is over wealth.健康是最大的财富。

Good medicine for health tastes bitter to the mouth.良药苦口利于病。

Good watch prevents misfortune.谨慎消灾。

Great barkers are no biters.好狗不挡道。

Great hopes make great man.伟大的抱负造就伟大的人物。

Great minds think alike.英雄所见略同。

Great men have great faults.英雄犯大错误。

Great men‘s sons seldom do well.富不过三代。

Great trees are good for nothing but shade.大树底下好乘凉。

Great wits have short memories.贵人多忘事。

Greedy folks have long arms.心贪手长。

Guilty consciences make men cowards.做贼心虚。

Habit cures habit.心病还需心药医。

Handsome is he who does handsomely.行为漂亮才算美。

Happiness takes no account of time.欢乐不觉时光过。

Happy is he who owes nothing.要想活得痛快,身上不能背债。

Happy is the man who learns from the misfortunes of others.


Harm set, harm get.害人害己。Hear all parties.兼听则明。

Hasty love, soon cold.一见钟情难维久。

Health is better than wealth.健康胜过财富。

Health is happiness.健康就是幸福。

Heaven never helps the man who will not act.自己不动,叫天何用。

He is a fool that forgets himself.愚者忘乎所以。

He is a good friend that speaks well of us behind our backs.


He is a wise man who speaks little.聪明不是挂在嘴上。

He is lifeless that is faultless.只有死人才不犯错误。

He is not fit to command others that cannot command himself.


He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first.自嘲者不会让人见笑。

He is wise that is honest.诚实者最明智。

He knows most who speaks least大智若愚。

He laughs best who laughs last.谁笑到最后,谁笑得最好。

He sets the fox to keep the geese.引狼入室。

He that climbs high falls heavily.爬得越高,摔得越重。

He that will not work shall not eat.不劳动者不得食。

He who does not advance loses ground.逆水行舟,不进则退。

He who makes constant complaint gets little compassion.


He who makes no mistakes makes nothing.想不犯错误,就一事无成。

He who risks nothing gains nothing.收获与风险并存。

History repeats itself.历史往往重演。

Honesty is the best policy.做人诚信为本。

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.抱最好的愿望,做最坏的打算。

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关于历史的谚语 英语版插图

英语谚语 附上其来历 英语介绍

1 The only way to have a friend is to be one

2 all are not friends that speak us fair

3a man is known by his friends.

4Better an open enemy than a false friend.






爱情是盲目的 Love is blind.


被打得青一块紫一块 be beaten black and blue

不劳则无获 No pains ,no gains.

不怕迟只怕不做 Better late than never.


此路不通 Blocks!


当断不断,必受其患 He who hesitates is lost.


发光的并不都是金子 All is not gold that glitters.


过着吵吵闹闹的生活(夫妻) lead a cat and dog life


金窝,银窝,不如自己的草窝。 East,west,home is best.

酒好不必挂幌子 Good wine needs no bush.


良好的开端是成功的一半 Well begun is half done.


牛饮 drink like a fish


情人眼里出西施 Love blinds a man to imperfections.


认识从实践开始 Knowledge begins with practice.


上气不接下气 out of breath


天亮了 Day breaks;Day dawns.


信不信由你 Believe it or not.

行动胜于空谈 Actions speak louder than words.

需要是发明之母 Necessity is the mother of invention.


一只耳朵进,一只耳朵出 go in at one ear and out at the other

有其父必有其子 Like father,like son.


这怪不着谁 No one is to blame for it.

真是活一天学一天 Live and learn.

拙匠常怪工具差 Bad workmen often blame their tools.


爱不释手 can’t bear to part with it / stand parting with it / putting it down (back, aside) / leaving it aside


笨鸟先飞 the early bird catches the worn

彪炳史册 make/create history

博览群书 browse through/over some books be well/widely read

不尽人意 be not all roses

不惜费用 spare no expense

不遗余力 to the best of one’s power

不在话下 let alone

不知所措 to be at a loss/at sea


初出茅庐 to be young and inexperienced/to be a green hand

出神深思 be buried in thought

吹毛求疵 find faults with/be particular about

纯属偶然 purely by accident

从头到脚 from head to foot

从头至尾 from beginning to end

粗枝大叶 to be crude and careless/to be careless


大智若愚 still waters run deep

呆若木鸡 to be dumbstruck/dumbfounded

东张西望 look around

独具匠心 be original

独立无援 (all) on one’s own

对牛弹琴 to cast pearls before a swine/to play the lute to a cow


敢作敢为 be aggressive

隔墙有耳 Walls have ears.

公事公办 Business is business.

固执己见 stick to one’s own opinions

刮目相看 look at sb differently/with new eyes/regard sb in a totally different light

寡廉鲜耻 be shameless


毫无怨言 without complaint

画蛇添足 to plant the lily/to draw a snake and add feet to it

黄粱美梦 a dream/a fond dream

挥金如土 to spend money like water/dirt

悔过自新 turn over a new leaf


坚持不渝 hold on/out

坚如磐石 as solid as a rock

艰苦奋斗 fight one’s way

贱买贵卖 buy cheap and sell dear

焦躁不安 be restless

精力充沛 be full of energy

酒肉朋友 fair-weather friend

九死一生 a narrow escape

居高临下 be commanding


开门见山 to come/get to the point

空中楼阁 a castle in the air


毛遂自荐 to offer to do sth./to volunteer one’s service

没精打采 feel blue

每况愈下 go from bad to worse


旁敲侧击 beat around/about the bush

平安无恙 safe and sound

平易近人 be approachable


恰好相反 just on the contrary/just the opposite

恰到好处 to the point

巧舌如簧 to have a smooth tongue

千方百计 try every means

倾国倾城 to be extremely beautiful

全心全意 heart and soul


仁至义尽 do our best

如释重负 take a load/weight off sb’s mind


三思而行 look before you leap

深思熟虑 turn over

生动逼真 true to life

生机勃勃 look alive

生死攸关 between/of life and death

世世代代 from age to age

首屈一指 second to none

熟能生巧 Practice makes perfect.

数以百计 by hundreds

水泄不通 be blocked with crowds of people

随机应变 rise to the occasion


挑挑拣拣 pick and choose


玩忽职守 neglect one’s duty

无论如何 in any case

无与伦比 beyond compare

勿庸置疑 no doubt


洗耳恭听 be a good listener

喜形于色 One’s face brightened/lit up.

小心为妙 One cannot be too careful.

相差甚远 not nearly

心安理得 feel at ease

悬梁刺股 to be very/extraordinarily hard-working

血浓于水 Blood is thicker than water.


妖魔鬼怪 evil spirits

一箭双雕 Kill two birds with one stone.

一举双得 Kill two birds with one stone.

一事无成 accomplish nothing

一笑了之 laugh off

易如反掌 to be a piece of cake/to be as easy as turning over one’s hand

引人入胜 be attractive

引人注目 be attractive

犹豫不决 beside over/hesitate over

有福同享 有难同当 for better or (for) worse


掌上明珠 an apple in one’s eye/a pearl in the palm

直呼其名 call a person by name

自吹自擂 boast

自高自大 look big


Histories make men wise; poems witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend. (Francis Bacon, British philosopher )

  历史使人明智;诗词使人灵秀;数学使人周密;自然哲学使人深刻;伦理使人庄重;逻辑修辞学使人善辨。( 英国哲学家 培根. F.)

  If you don’t learn to think when you are young, you may never learn. (Thomas Edison, American inventor )

  如果你年轻时就没有学会思考,那么就永远学不会思考。(美国发明家 爱迪生. T.)

  Natural abilities are like natural plants that need pruning by study. (Francis Bacon, British philosopher )

  天生的才干如同天生的植物一样,需要靠学习来修剪。(英国哲学家 培根. F.)


An apple a day keeps the doctor away




Obedience is the first duty of a soldier军人以服从命令为天职。

Observation is the best teacher.观察是最好的老师。

Offense is the best defense.进攻是最好的防御。

Old friends and old wines are best.陈酒味醇,老友情深。

Old sin makes new shame.一失足成千古恨。

Once a man and twice a child.一次老,两次小。

Once a thief, always a thief.偷盗一次,做贼一世。

Once bitten, twice shy.一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳。

One boy is a boy, two boys half a boy, three boys no boy.


One cannot put back the clock.时钟不能倒转。

One eyewitness is better than ten hearsays.百闻不如一见。

One false move may lose the game.一着不慎,满盘皆输。

One good turn deserves another.行善积德。

One hour today is worth two tomorrow.争分夺秒效率高。

One man‘s fault is other man‘s lesson.前车之鉴。

One never loses anything by politeness.讲礼貌不吃亏。

One swallow does not make a summ一燕不成夏。

One‘s words reflect one‘s thinking.言为心声。

Out of debt, out of danger.无债一身轻。

Out of office, out of danger.无官一身轻。

Out of sight, out of mind.眼不见,心为静。

Patience is the best remedy.忍耐是良药。

Penny wise, pound foolish.贪小便宜吃大亏。

Plain dealing is praised more than practiced.


Please the eye and plague the heart. 贪图一时快活,必然留下隐祸。

Pleasure comes through toil.苦尽甘来。

Pour water into a sieve.竹篮子打水一场空。

Practice makes perfect.熟能生巧。

Praise is not pudding.恭维话不能当饭吃。

Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse.


Prefer loss to unjust gain.宁可吃亏,不贪便宜。

Prevention is better than cure.预防胜于治疗。

Pride goes before, and shame comes after.骄傲使人落后。

Promise is debt.一诺千金。

Proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.谚语是日常经验的结晶。

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。

Reading enriches the mind.开卷有益。

Reading is to the mind while exercise to the body.读书健脑,运动强身。

Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you.要人尊敬,必须自重。

Rome is not built in a day冰冻三尺,非一日之寒。

Saying is one thing and doing another.言行不一。

Seeing is believing.眼见为实。 Seek the truth from facts.实事求是。

Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing to him.


Set a thief to catch a thief.以贼捉贼。

Short accounts make long friends.好朋友勤算账。

Something is better than nothing.聊胜于无。

Soon learn, soon forgotten.学得快,忘得快。

Soon ripe, soon rotten.熟得快,烂得快。

Speech is silver, silence is gold.能言是银,沉默是金。

Still water run deep.静水常深。

Strike the iron while it is hot.趁热打铁。

Success belongs to the persevering.坚持就是胜利。

Take things as they come.既来之,则安之。

Talking mends no holes. 空谈无补。

Talk of the devil and he will appear.说曹操,曹操就到。

Tall trees catch much wind.树大招风。

Teach others by your example.躬亲示范。

The best hearts are always the bravest.无私者无畏。

The best man stumbles.伟人也有犯错时。

The cat shuts its eyes when stealing.掩耳盗铃。

The danger past and God forgotten.过河拆桥。

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

The darkest place is under the candlestick.烛台底下最暗。

The devil knows many things because he is old.老马识途。

The devil sometimes speaks the truth魔鬼有时也会说真话。

The die is cast.木已成舟。 The early bird catches the worm.早起的鸟儿有虫吃。

The end justifies the means.只要目的正当,可以不择手段。

The end makes all equal.死亡面前,人人平等。

The eye is bigger than the belly.贪多嚼不烂。

The farthest way about is the nearest way home.抄近路反而绕远路。

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

The fire is the test of gold, adversity of strong man.烈火验真金,艰难磨意志。

The first step is the only difficulty.迈出第一步是最艰难的。

The fox knew too much, that‘s how he lost his tail.机关算尽太聪明,反误了卿卿 性命。

The fox preys farthest from home.兔子不吃窝边草。

The frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean.坐井观天。

The grass is greener on the other side.这山望着那山高。

The greatest talkers are always least doers.语言的巨人总是行动的矮子。

The higher up, the greater the fall.爬得高,摔得惨。

The leopard cannot change its spots.本性难移。

The more noble, the more humble.人越高尚,越谦虚。

The more wit, the less courage. 初生牛犊不怕虎。

The outsider sees the most of the game.旁观者清。

The pen is mightier than the sword.笔能杀人。

The pot calls the kettle black.五十步笑百步。

There are spots in the sun.太阳也有黑点。

There are two sides to every question.问题皆有两面。

There is a skeleton in the cupboard.家家有本难念的经。

There is kindness to be found everywhere.人间处处有温情。

There is no general rule without some exception.任何法规均有例外。

There is no medicine against death.没有长生不老药。

There is no place like home.金窝银窝不如咱的狗窝。

There is no royal road to learning.书山有路勤为径,学海无涯苦作舟。

The style is the man.字如其人。

The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts.人言可畏。

The water that bears the boat is the same that swallows it up.


The wise man knows he knows nothing, the fool thinks he knows all.清者自清,浊者自浊。 The wolf has a winning game when the shepherds quarrel. 螳螂捕蝉,黄雀在后

The world is a ladder for some to go up and others to go down.世界如阶梯,有人上有人下。

The world is but a little place, after all.海内存知己,天涯若比邻。

Think twice before you do.三思而后行。

Things at the worst will mend.否极泰来。


Actions speak louder than words. 行动胜于言辞。

2.All good things come to an end. 一切美好的事物皆有终结之时。

3.All‘s well that ends well. 结局好的就算好。

4.All roads lead to Rome. 条条大路通罗马。

5.Art is long, life is short. 人生朝露,艺业千秋。

6.Bad news travels fast. 坏事传千里。

7.The bait hides the hook. 饵里藏钩;笑里藏刀。

8.Barking dogs seldom bite. 爱叫的狗很少咬人。

9.Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. 情人眼里出西施。

10.The best fish swim near the bottom. 好鱼常在水底游。

11.Better late than never. 迟做总比不做好。

12.A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. 多得不如现得。

13.Birds of a feather flock together. 物以类聚。

14.Blood is thicker than water. 血浓于水。

15.Boys will be boys. 男孩子毕竟是男孩子。

16.A cat has nine lives. 猫有九条命;吉人天相。

17.Catch as catch can. 能捉尽管捉;能拿多少算多少。

18.Diamond cut diamond. 强中更有强中手。

19.Do as I say, not as I do. 照我说的做,别照我做的做。

20.Don‘t meet trouble half-way. 勿杞人忧天。

21.Don‘t put all your eggs in one basket. 勿孤注一掷。

22.Don‘t ride the high horse. 勿摆架子。

23.Easier said than done. 说比做容易。

24.East or west, home is best. 管他东方或西方,家是最好的地方。

25.Easy come, easy go. 来得容易,去得也容易。

26.Every man is his own worst enemy. 一个人最大的敌人就是他自己。

27.Everyone to his taste. 人各有所好。

28.An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙。

29.Fine feathers make fine birds. 人要衣装,马要鞍。

30.A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难之交才是真正的朋友。

31.The grapes are sour. 葡萄是酸的。

32.Grasp all, lose all. 样样都要,全都失掉。

33.Haste makes waste. 欲速则不达。

34.He laughs best who laughs last. 最后笑的人笑得最得意。

35.He travels the fastest who travels alone. 单独旅行的人走得最快。

36.He who denies all confesses all. 否认一切的人就等于承认了一切。

37.He who hesitates is lost. 踌躇不决者必然失败。

38.He who makes no mistakes makes nothing. 不犯错的人必将一事无成。

39.Health is better than wealth. 健康胜于财富。

40.Healven helps those who help themselves. 自助者天助。

41.History repeats itself. 历史总重演。

42.Honesty is the best policy. 诚实是上上之策。

43.Hunger is the best sause. 饥饿是最好的调味汁。

44.If the cap fits, wear it. 帽子若适合你,就戴上吧。

45.If you want peace, prepare for war. 欲求和平必先备战。

46.Things done can not be undone. 木已成舟。

47.Take a pain for a pleasure all wise man can. 智者能视苦为乐。

48.Take one‘s courage in both hands. 勇往直前,敢作敢为。

49.Take the rough with the smooth. 即能享乐,也能吃苦。

50.Take the world as it is. 随遇而安。/听其自然。

51.Take things as they come. 既来之,则安之。

52.Take time by the forelock. 要抓住时机。

53.Take time while time is, for time will be away. 机不可失,时不再来。

54.Tall trees catch much wind. 树大招风。

55.Tastes differ. 众口难调。/人各有所好。

56.Teaching others teaches yourself. 教学相长。

57.Tears are the silent language of grief. 眼泪是悲哀的无声言辞。

58.Telling your troubles is swelling your troubles. 诉说烦恼等于增加烦恼。

59.Temperance is the best physic. 克制乃是最好的治疗。

60.Temperance is the greatest of virture. 自我节制是最大的美德。

关于历史的谚语 英语版插图(1)



1、Where there is a will, there is a way.


2、Well begun is half done.


3、East, west, home is best.


4、There is no royal road to learning.


5、Look before you leap. First think, then act.


6、It is never too late to mend.


7、Light come, light go.


8、Time is money.


9、A friend in need is a friend indeed.


10、Great hopes make great man.


11、After a storm comes a calm.


12、All roads lead to Rome.


13、Art is long, but life is short.


14、Stick to it, and you‘ll succeed.


15、Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.


16、A good medicine tastes bitter.


17、It is good to learn at another man‘s cost.


18、Keeping is harder than winning.


19、Let‘s cross the bridge when we come to it.


20、More haste, less speed.


1、A cat may look at a king.


2、A penny saved is a penny earned.


3、A watched pot never boils.


4、A word to the wise.


5、I’m in hot water.


6、It’s water under the bridge


7、Beggars can’t be choosers.


8、Better safe than sorry.


9、Easy come,easy go.


10、No pains, no gains.


11、Nothing is difficult to the man who will try.


12、Where there is life, there is hope.


13、An idle youth, a needy age.


14、A plant may produce new flowers; man is young but once.


15、What may be done at any time will be done at no time.


16、Live and learn.


17、When pigs fly.


18、Give me five!


19、Thank God!


20、You’re going places!



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