・・・The Collection of English Proverbs [No.1]・・・

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance --it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin


Patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell(Last words)


Somebody must play the bad parts in this world, on and off the stage.
- A.W.Pinero


The Whole world is about three drinks behind.
- Humphrey Bogart


When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.
- Brian Aldiss


Don't be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.
- Grace Hansen


If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.
- Jascha Heifetz


Wisely, and slow; they stumble that run fast.
- William Shakespeare


Imagination is more important than knowledge.
- Albert Einstein


Make the most of yourself for that is all there is to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind.
- Samuel Ullman


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller


To marry be like jumping into a river because you're thirsty.
- Eden Phillpotts


The best things carried to excess are wrong.
- Charles Churchill


Live well. It is greatest revenge.
-The Talmud


It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
- Alfred Tennyson


People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.
- Samerset Maugham


Failure is success if we learn from it.
- Malcolm Forbes


There is only one success - to be able to spend you life in your own way.
-Christopher Morley


What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are,
But how you deal with incompatibility.
-Giorge Levinger



Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
-Andre Gide


If you can dream it, you can do it.
-Walt Disney


Children have more need of models than of critics.
-Joseph Joubert


Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
-John Fitzgerald Kennedy


Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
-Anthony Brandt


Man knows so much and does so little.
-R・Buckminster Fuller


The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
-Wallace Stevens


Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
-Gene Fowler


Hell is other people.
-Jean P Sartre


A sad barnyard where the hen crows louder than the cock.
-English Proverbs


Oh, how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring.
-Colley Cibber


Every man can rule an ill wife but him that has her.
-English Proverbs


The uglier the woman, the better the house-wife.
-German proverbs


A wife is not to be chosen by the eye only, choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
-Thomas Fuller


A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
-Rudyard Kipling


We women do talk too much, but even then we don't tell half we know.
-Nancy Astor


The reason you have no money is because you don't love it for itself alone.
Money won't ever surrender to such a flirt.
-Finley Peter Dunne


Money is like a sixth sense--and you can't make use of the other five without it.
-Somerset Maugham


When I was young, I used to think that money was the most important thing in life. Now that I know it is.
-Oscar Wilde


It is not the man has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.


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