1. Diamond cuts diamond. 强中更有强中手。
2. We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
3. You can't get something for nothing. 人不能不劳而获。
4. A good fame is better than a good face. 美名胜过美貌。
5. A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
6. A wise head makes a close mouth.
7. A man cannot whistle and drink at the same time.
8. Be slow to promise and quick to perform.
9. Knowledge advances by steps and not by leaps.
10. Talking mends no holes. 空谈无补。
11. Too much knowledge makes the head bald.
12. A fault confessed is half redressed.
13. Each day brings its own road. 天无绝人之路。
14. Care and diligence bring luck.
15. When a man is going down-hill, everyone will give him a push.
16. You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
17. Be slow in choosing a friend; slower in changing.
18. Comparisons are odious. 人比人，气死人。
19. When the cat is away, the mice will play.
20. When wine sinks, words swim.
21. One hour today is worth two tomorrow.
22. Praise is not pudding. 恭维话不能当饭吃。
23. Procrastination is the thief of time.
24. It is the first step that is troublesome.
25. Dreams go by contraries. 现实往往与梦相反。
26. Birds of a feather flock together.
27. The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts.
28. A burden of one's choice is not felt.