English Proverbs （谚语大全，中英文对照）
Lying is the first step to the gallows.
Waste not, want not.
From saving comes having.
A penny saved is a penny gained.
Take care of the pence and the pound will take care of themselves.
Frugality is an estate alone.
He that regards not a penny, will lavish a pound.
Small gains bring great wealth.
Many a little makes a mickle.
As the touchstone tries gold, so gold tries man.
Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.
The path to glory is always rugged.
Nothing is difficult to the man who will try.
The fire is the test of gold; adversity of strong man.
Great hopes make great man.
No way is impossible to courage.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
The good seaman is known in bad weather.
The best hearts are always the bravest.
We must not lie down, and cry, God help us.
He that falls today may be up again tomorrow.
Rome was not built in a day.
Success belongs to the persevering.
We must repeat a thousand and one times that perseverance is the only road to success. (来源：专业英语学习网站 http://www.EnglishCN.com)
Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.
Step by step the ladder is ascended.
Adversity leads to prosperity.
Patience and application will carry us through.
Fortune often rewards with interest those that have patience to wait for her.
All things will come round to him who will but wait.
Constant dropping wears the stone.
Omelets are not made without breaking of eggs.
The world is a ladder for some to go up and others to go down.
There needs a long apprenticeship to understand the mystery of the world's trade.
Life is sweet.
Where there is life, there is hope.
Life is not all beer and skittles.
Much water runs by the mill that the miller knows not of.
Fortune knocks once at least at every man's door.
If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself; if you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Happy is he who knows his follies in his youth.
Misfortunes never (seldom) come alone (single).
Misfortune is a good teacher.
Misfortunes come at night.
Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
Live and learn.
It is never too old to learn.
A man becomes learned by asking questions.
There is no royal road to learning.
He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning.
What is learned in the cradle lasts till the grave.
Learning makes a good man better and ill man worse.
Soon learnt,soon forgotten.
Learn young, learn fair.
A lazy youth, a lousy age.
He that knows nothing, doubts nothing.
A good name keeps its luster in the dark.
Fame is a magnifying glass.