內容簡介 Proverbs and Sayings are well-known phrases or statements that give pieces of advice and or express wisdom and are generally true. They are easily memorized and contain traditional beliefs. - List of English proverbs and sayings in alphabetical order. Popular sayings and proverbs used in daily life English - - Sample this: - - Proverbs and Sayings - A - - Abide by your deeds. - Meaning: You have to bear the consequences of your actions. - Absence makes the heart grow fonder. - Meaning: When you are far away from your beloved person for a period of time, you miss or desire him her more and feel his her real importance in your life. - Absence sharpens love, (presence strengthens it.) - (An) accidental meeting may be better than a fixed date. - Accidents will happen (in the best-regulated families). - Meaning: It is normal for things to go wrong, so you needn't worry much. - (An) accused is required to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. - Actions speak louder than words. Variation: Doing is better than saying.] - Meaning: What you do is more important than what you say. - Admonish your friends in private, praise them in public. - Adversity flatters no man. - Adversity makes a man wise, not rich. - Advice most needed is least heeded. - Meaning: People often ignore the advice they need the most. - Advisers run no risks. - Meaning: It is easy to give advice, but hard to act. - Affection blinds reason. - After a storm, comes calm. - Meaning: There is an end of every problem, so be stress-free. - After dinner comes the reckoning. - After lunch sleep a while, after dinner walk a mile. - After rain comes fair weather. - Age and wedlock tame man and beast. - (The) age of miracles is past. - Alarm bells ring start ringing. - Meaning: People are starting to worry. - All are not friends that speak us fair. - All are not hunters that blow the horn. - All are not like. - All are not merry that dance lightly. - All are not saints that go to church. - All are not thieves that dogs bark at. - All are presumed good till they are found at fault. - All asses wag their ears. - All bread is not baked in one oven. - All cats are grey in the dark (in the night). - All cats love fish but hate to get their paws wet. - Meaning: Every one of us wants success but many of us don't want to work hard or be in discipline to become successful. - All covet, all lost - All doors open to courtesy. - All for one and one for all. - Meaning: People who are committed to working together in order to get positive outcomes. - All good things come to an end. - Meaning: Every enjoyable or charitable activity event eventually ends at some point; you cannot be lucky forever. - All good things come to those who wait - Meaning: A person will get what he she wants if he she is willing to wait for it patiently. - All is fair in love and war. - Meaning: Strong emotion or passion doesn't follow the rules of behavior. - All is fish that comes the net. - Meaning: Everything that we get in life may be useful or beneficial for us. - All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds. - All is not lost that is in peril. - All is well that ends well. - Meaning: A positive outcome of a difficult or risky situation is always welcome because it helps us disregard the earlier trouble that we suffered. - All lay loads on a willing horse. - All men are mortal. - All men cannot be masters. - All men must die. - All promises are either broken or kept. - All publicity is good publicity. - All roads lead to Rome. - All sugar and honey. - All that glitters glistens is not gold. - Meaning: Every shiny and superficially attractive thing is not valuable. - All the world loves a lover. - Meaning: We love to see people who are in love. - All the world will beat the man whom fortune buffets. - All things are difficult before they are easy. - All things must pass. - Meaning: Nothing is permanent or everlasting.