1、时钟不能倒转。One cannot put back the clock.
2、同舟共济。A common danger causes common action.
3、天外有天，山外有山。Behind the mountains there are people to be found.
4、争分夺秒效率高。One hour today is worth two tomorrow.
5、无官一身轻。Out of office, out of danger.
6、百闻不如一见。One eyewitness is better than ten hearsays.
7、人越夸越好，坏人越夸越糟。Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse.
8、贪图一时快活，必然留下隐祸。Please the eye and plague the heart.
9、恭维话不能当饭吃。Praise is not pudding.
10、习惯成自然。Custom makes all things easy.
11、一个和尚挑水喝，两个和尚抬水喝，三个和尚没水喝。One boy is a boy, two boys half a boy, three boys no boy.
12、一燕不成夏。One swallow does not make a summer.
13、进攻是最好的'防御。Offense is the best defense.
14、机不可失，时不再来。All time is no time when it is past.
15、无债一身轻。Out of debt, out of danger.
16、一回生，二回熟。Difficult the first time, easy the second.
17、陈酒味醇，老友情深。Old friends and old wines are the best.
18、一朝被蛇咬，十年怕井绳。Once bitten, wice shy.
19、海内存知己，天涯若比邻。A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near.
20、英雄所见略同。As heroes think, so thought Bruce.
21、忍耐是良药。Patience is the best remedy.
22、一次老，两次小。Once a man and twice a child.
23、前车之鉴。One man's fault is other man's lesson.
24、讲礼貌不吃亏。One never loses anything by politeness.
25、贪小便宜吃大亏。Penny wise, pound foolish.
26、乳臭未干。Wet behind the ears.
27、观察是最好的老师。Observation is the best teacher.
28、公事公办。Business is business.
29、苦尽甘来。Pleasure comes through toil.
30、熟能生巧。Practice makes perfect.
31、笨鸟先飞。Clumsy birds have to start flying early.
32、塞翁失马，安知非福。Bad luck often brings good luck.
33、偷盗一次，做贼一世。Once a thief, always a thief.
34、少壮不努力，老大徒伤悲。A young idler, an old beggar.
35、水能载舟，亦能覆舟。The water that bears the boat is the same that swallows it up.
36、礼多人不怪。Courtesy costs nothing.
37、人的欲望无止境。Desire has no rest.
38、眼不见，心为静。Out of sight, out of mind.
39、家书抵万金。A letter from home is a priceless treasure.
40、知足常乐。A contented mind is a continual / perpetual feast.
41、吃一堑，长一智。A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.
42、面包是生命的支柱。（民以食为天。）Bread is the stall of life.
43、竹篮子打水一场空。Pour water into a sieve.
44、一日一个苹果，身体健康不求医。An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
45、言为心声。One's words reflect one's thinking.
46、行善积德。One good turn deserves another.
47、一着不慎，满盘皆输。One false move may lose the game.
48、殊途同归。All rivers run into the sea.
49、一失足成千古恨。Old sin makes new shame.
50、客随主便。A guest should suit the convenience of the host.