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


Clumsy birds have to start flying early. 笨鸟先飞。


He would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom. 千里之行始于足下。


Rome was not built in a day. 罗马不是一日建成的。


Pain past is pleasure. 过去的痛苦就是快乐。


While there is life, there is hope. 有生命就有希望。


Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand. 脑中有知识,胜过手中有金钱。


Storms make trees take deeper roots. 风暴使树木深深扎根。


Nothing is impossible for a willing heart. 心之所愿,无所不成。


The shortest answer is doing. 最简单的回答就是干。


All things are difficult before they are easy. 凡事必先难后易。


Great hopes make great man. 伟大的理想造就伟大的人。


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


In doing we learn. 实践长才干。


East or west, home is best. 东好西好,还是家里最好。


Good company on the road is the shortest cut. 行路有良伴就是捷径。


Constant dropping wears the stone. 滴水穿石。


Misfortunes never come alone/single. 祸不单行。


Misfortunes tell us what fortune is. 不经灾祸不知福。


Better late than never. 迟做总比不做好;晚来总比不来好。


It's never too late to mend. 过而能改,善莫大焉;亡羊补牢,犹未晚也。


If a thing is worth doing it is worth doing well. 如果事情值得做,就值得做好。


Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. 无热情成就不了伟业。


Actions speak louder than words. 行动比语言更响亮。


Lifeless, faultless. 只有死人才不犯错误。


From small beginning come great things. 伟大始于渺小。