He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom.
Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a horse.
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small.
Give him an inch and he'll take an ell.
Hope deferred make the heart sick.
Money makes the mare to go.
Oak may fall when reeds stand the storm.
Put not your hand between the bark and the tree.
What the heart thinks the tongue speaks.
A good lather is half a shave.
Where there is a will there is a way.
Look before you leap
Learn through playing
Handsome is that handsome does.
Light gains make heavy purses.
Marry in haste and repent at leisure.
Never offer to teach fish to swim.
Great oaks from little acorns grow.
Give a rogue rope enough and he will hang himself.
All the months in the year curse a fair February.
Every one thinks in his way.
When the fox preaches, take care of your geese.
2008-12-05 01:55:12 補充：
Haste makes waste
There is no flying from fate.
The greater the truth, the worse the libel.
Put your hand no further than your sleeve will reach.
Show me a liar, and I will show you a thief.
Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.
2008-12-05 01:58:54 補充：
Elbow grease gives the best polish.
The follies of youth are food for repentance in old age.
New lords, new laws.
It is a silly fish that is caught twice with the same bait.
The early bird catches the worm.
2008-12-05 02:01:42 補充：
One careless move loses the whole game
It is better to be a has-been than a never-was.
He that is ill to himself will be good to nobody.
Venture a small fish to catch a great one.