after dinner comes the reckoning. 要吃饭就得付帐. /要享乐就得付代价.
a still tongue makes a wise head. 沉默者有智慧。
a bad padlock invites a picklock. 坏锁招人撬。
a boaster and a liar are all one. 吹牛撒谎一家亲。
a day is a miniature of eternity. 一天是永恒的缩影.
a good thing is soon snatched up. 好货卖得快。
virtue is the only true nobility. 唯有美德是高贵的.
an onion will not produce a rose. 洋葱里长不出玫瑰。/ 乌鸦里飞不出金凤凰。
when at rome,do as the romans do. 入乡随风，入境随俗。
the wife is the key of the house. 妻子是一家的关键.
you may delay, but time will not. 你可以耽搁,但时间不会延迟.
he is lifeless that is faultless. 只有死人才无错误。 /人孰无过。
he that never climbed,never fell. 只有从不攀登的人才不会跌交.