2.A bad workman always blames his tools.
3.A baited cat may grow as fierce as a lion.
4.A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
5.A bully is always a coward.
6.A burnt child dreads the fire.
7.A cat has nine lives.
8.A cat may look at a king. 小人物也有些权利。
9.A clear conscience can bear any trouble.
10.A cook is bold on his own dunghill. 狗仗人势。
11.A constant guest is never welcome.
12.A contented mind is a perpetual feast.
13.A cracked bell can never sound well.
14.A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow.
15.A deceitful peace is more hurtful than an open war. 明枪易躲，暗箭难防。
16.A door must be either shut or open.
17.A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
18.A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the farther of the two.
19.A fault confessed is half redressed.
20.A fool and his money are soon parted.
21.A fool's mouth is his destruction. 祸从口出。
22.A forced kindness deserves no thanks.
23.A fox may grow grey but never good.
24.A friend in need is a friend indeed.
25.A full purse never lacks friend.
26.A golden key opens every door. 钱能通神。
27.A good husband makes a good wife. 夫善则妻贤。
28.A good medicine tastes bitter. 良药苦口。
29.A good name is sooner lost than won.
30.A good tale is none the worse for being told twice. 动人的故事令人百听不厌。
31.A hedge between keeps friendship green.
32.A honey tongue, a heart of gall.
33.A house divided against itself cannot stand. 不和之家难长存。
34.A Jack of all trades is master of none.
35.A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. 万丈高楼平地起。
36.A lazy youth, a lousy age.
37.A leopard cannot change his spots.
38.A liar is not believed when he tells the truth. 常说谎话的人就算是说真话也没人信。
39.A lion may come to be beholden to a mouse.
40.A little fire burns up a great deal of corn. 星星之火可以燎原。
41.A little gall spoils a great deal of honey. 一粒老鼠屎，坏了一锅粥。
42.A little leak will sink a great ship.
43.A little learning is a dangerous thing.
44.A little neglect may breed great mischief.
45.A man apt to promise is apt to forget.
46.A man cannot spin and reel at the same time. 一心不可二用。
47.A man without a smiling face must not open a shop. 和气生财。
48.A miss is as good as a mile.
49.A near neighbor is better than a distant cousin. 远亲不如近邻。
50.A new broom sweeps clean. 新官上任三把火。
51.A rolling stone gathers no moss. 滚石不生苔。
52.A slow fire makes sweet malt. 慢工出细活。
53.A sound mind in a sound body.
54.A still tongue makes a wise head. 寡言为智。
55.A stitch in time saves nine.
56.A thing of beauty is a joy for ever.
57.A word is enough to the wise. 聪明人一点就通。
58.A word spoken is past recalling.
59.A young idler, an old beggar.
60.A-day-old puppy doesn't know to be afraid of the tiger. 初生之犊不畏虎。
61.Able men are always busy. 能者多劳。
62.Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
63.Accidents will happen in the best-regulated families. 家规再严也难免会出问题。
64.According to your purse govern your mouth.
65.Actions speak louder than words.
66.Advice when most needed is least heeded.
67.After a storm comes a calm.
68.All are not thieves that dogs bark at.
69.All cats are grey in the dark.
70.All good things come to an end.
71.All is vanity. 四大皆空。
72.All lay loads on a willing horse.
73.All roads lead to Rome.
74.All that glitters is not gold.
75.All the winning is in the first buying.
76.All things are difficult before they are easy. 凡事必先难而后易。
77.All things are easy that are done willingly. 天下无难事，只怕有心人。
78.All things in their being are good for something. 天生我才必有用。
79.All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
80.All's fair in love and war.
81.All's fish that comes to the net.
82.All's well that ends well. 结局好的就算好。
83.An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.
84.An old man's sayings are seldom untrue.
85.Any port is a good port in a storm.
86.Anybody can make mistakes.
87.Appearances are deceptive.
88.Art is long, life is short.
89.As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
90.As you brew, so you must drink. 自作自受。
As you make your bed, so you must lie on it.
91.As you sow, so shall you reap.
92.Ask no questions and be told no lies.
93.Avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler. 避免与好探人隐私，搬弄是非之人在一起。
94.Bad news travels fast.
95.Barking dogs seldom bite. 会叫的狗不会咬人。
96.Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
97.Beauty is only skin deep.
98.Beggars can't be choosers.
99.Best is cheapest. 最好的即是最划算的。
100.Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
101.Better be a fool than a knave.
102.Better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave. 宁为老头的爱人，也不愿成为小伙子的奴隶。
103.Better be sure than sorry.
104.Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion. 宁为鸡首，不为牛后。
105.Better bend than break.
106.Better late than never.
107.Better master one than engage with ten.
108.Better one eye witness than two hearsay witnesses. 耳闻不如目见。
109.Better the devil you know than the devil you don't know. 明枪易躲，暗箭难防。
110.Better to ask the way than go astray.
111.Between two stools you fall to the ground.
112.Birds in their little nests agree.
113.Birds of a feather flock together. 物以类聚。
114.Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall @never be disappointed. 一无所求者无失望之虞。
115.Blood is thicker than water. 血浓于水。
116.Books and friends should be few but good.
117.Bread is the staff of life. 民以食为天。
118.Burn not your house to fright the mouse away.
119.Business is business. 公事公办。
120.Call a spade a spade. 称黑桃为黑桃；有话直说。
121.Care killed a cat. 烦恼能杀九命猫。
122.Cast never a clout till May is out.
123.Cast not the first stone.
124.Catch not at the shadow and lose the substance. 勿舍本逐末。
125.Catch your bear before you sell its skin.
126.Charity begins at home. 仁爱始于家。
127.Children should be seen and not heard.
128.Christmas comes but once a year.
130.Circumstances alter cases. 此一时，彼一时。
131.Clothes do not make the man.
132.Coming events cast their shadows before.
133.Comparisons are odious. 人比人，气死人。
134.Conscience does make cowards of us all.
135.Constant dripping wears away the stone.
136.Courtesy costs nothing. 礼多人不怪。
137Cross the stream where it is shallowest.
138.Custom makes all things easy.
139.Custom reconciles us to everything.
140.Cut your coat according to your cloth.量入为出。
141. Dead men tell no tales. 死人不会泄秘。
142. Death is the great leveler. 死亡使一切平等。
143. Deeds, not words. 行动胜于空谈。
144. Desert and reward seldom keep company.
145. Desires are nourished by delays.
146. Desperate diseases must have desperate remedies. 绝症须用烈药医。、
147. Diamond cuts diamond. 势均力敌。
148. Discontent is the first step in progress.
149. Discretion is the better part of valour.
150. Distance lends enchantment to the view.
151. Do as I say, not as I do.
152. Do as most men do, then most men will speak well of you. 随俗而行，众人称颂。
153. Do as you would be done by. 己所欲施于人。
154. Do in Rome as the Romans do. 入乡随俗。
155. Do not cast your pearls before swine.
156. Do not halloo till you are out of the wood.
157. Do not kick against the pricks.
158. Do not put new wine into old bottles.
159. Do not wear out your welcome.
160. Dog does not eat dog. 同类不相残。
161. Don't change horses in mid-stream.
162. Don't count your chickens before they are hatched. 小鸡未孵出前，数也没用；别打如意算盘。
163. Don't cross a bridge till you come to it.
164. Don't cry before you are hurt.
165. Don't cry stinking fish.
166. Don't cut off your nose to spite your face.
167. Don't cut the bough you are standing on.
168. Don't empty the baby out with the bath water.
169. Don't have too many irons in the fire.
170. Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
171. Don't make a rod for your own back. 勿自讨苦吃。
172. Don't make yourself a mouse, or the cat will eat you. 勿自贬身价；自辱者，人皆辱之。
173. Don't meet trouble half-way. 别自找麻烦。
174. Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
175. Don't put the cart before the horse.
176. Don't quarrel with your bread and butter.
177. Don't ride the high horse.
178. Don't speak ill of others behind their backs.
179. Don't take your harp to the party.
180. Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs.
181. Don't tell tales out of school.
182. Don't wash your dirty linen in public.
183. Dying is as natural as living.
184. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. 早睡早起使人健康，富裕与聪明。
185. Easier said than done. 说比做容易。
186. East or west, home is best.
187. Easy come, easy go. 来得容易去得快。
188. Empty vessels make the most sound.
189. Enough is as good as a feast.
190. Even a worm will turn. 人急悬梁，狗急跳墙。
191. Even Homer sometimes nods. 智者千虑，必有一失。
192. Every ass likes to hear himself bray.
193. Every bullet has its billet.
194. Every cloud has a silver lining.
195. Every cock crows on his own dunghill.
196. Every dog has his day. 任何人都有风光的时候。
197. Every family has a skeleton in the cupboard.
198. Every flow must have its ebb.
199. Every horse thinks its own pack heaviest.
200. Every law has a loophole. 每种法律皆有漏洞。
201. Everything comes to him who waits.
202. Everything must have a beginning. 凡事必有开端。
203. Evil be to him who evil thinks.
204. Example is better than precept. 身教重于言教。
205. Exchange is no robbery. 不公的交换并不算抢劫。
206. Expectation is better than realization.
207. Experience is the mother of wisdom.
208. Experience is the teacher of fools.
209. Extremes meet. 相对的事情通常是可互通的。
210. Faint heart never won fair lady.