捷足先得。the early bird catches the worm.
不进则退。not to advance is to go back.
一举两得。kill two birds with one stone.
无劳无获。no pains, no gains.
苦尽甘来。no sweet without sweat.
善有善报。a good turn deserves another.
眼见为实。seeing is believing.
殊途同归。all roads lead to rome.
天道酬勤。hard work pays out.
时不我待。time and tide wait for no one.
言行一致。practise what you preach.
捷足先登。the early bird catches the worn.
好事多磨。good things never come easy.
一心不可两用。if you run after two hares you will catch neither.
眼不见，心不想。out of sight, out of mind.
一切称心如意。everything in the garden is lovely.
有志者事竟成。where there is a will, there is a way.
不浪费，不愁缺。waste not, want not.
事实胜于雄辩。actions speak louder than words.
彼一时，此一时。it is different now from then.
人人为我，我为人人。one for all, all for one。
不冒风险，不能成功。nothing ventured, nothing gained.
一分耕耘，一分收获。you reap what you sow.
勤劳是成功的根本。 diligence is the parent of success。
千里之行始于足下。 a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
失之毫厘，谬以千里。one false step will make a great difference.
百艺不如一艺精。better be master of one than a jack of all trades.
冰冻三尺，非一日之寒。a tree will not fall at one blow.
罗马非一日建成。rome was not built in one day.
rome was not built in a day! 罗马不是一天建成的
all the roads lead to rome! 条条道路通罗!
actions speak louder than words事实胜于雄辩。
a bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush.
a good beginning is half done.良好的开端是成功的一半。
a good conscience is a soft pillow.不做亏心事，不怕鬼叫门。
a good fame is better than a good face. 美名胜过美貌。
all things are difficult before they are easy.凡事总是由难而易。
an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.以眼还眼，以牙还牙。
as a man sows, so he shall reap.种瓜得瓜，种豆得豆。
a stitch in time saves nine.小洞不补，大洞吃苦。