| An idle youth,a needy age. |
1. Time flies.
2. Time is money.
3. Time and tide wait for no man.
4. Time tries all.
5. Time tries truth.
6. Time past cannot be called back again.
7. All time is no time when it is past.
8. No one can call back yesterday;Yesterday will not be called again.
9. Tomorrow comes never.
10.One today is worth two tomorrows.
11.The morning sun never lasts a day.
12.Christmas comes but once a year.
13.Pleasant hours fly past.
14.Happiness takes no account of time.
15.Time tames the strongest grief.
16.The day is short but the work is much.
17.Never deter till tomorrow that which you can do today.
18.Have you somewhat to do tomorrow,do it today.
19.To him that does everything in its proper time,one day is worth three.
20.To save time is to lengthen life.
21.Everything has its time and that time must be watched.
22.Take time when time cometh,lest time steal away.
23.When an opportunity is neglected,it never comes back to you.
24.Make hay while the sun shines.
25.Strike while the iron is hot.
26.Work today,for you know not how much you may be hindered tomrrow.
27.Punctuality is the soul of business.
28.Procrastination is the thief of time.
29.Every tide hath ist ebb.
30.Knowledge is power.
31.Wisdom is more to be envied than riches.
32.Wisdom is better than gold or silver.
33.Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand.
34.Wisdom is a good purchase though we pay dear for it.
35.Doubt is the key of knowledge.
36.If you want knowledge,you must toil for it.
37.A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
38.A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
39.Knowledge advances by steps and not by leaps.
40.Learn wisdom by the follies of others.
41.It is good to learn at another man's cost.
42.Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body.
43.Experience is the best teacher.
44.Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother.
45.Dexterity comes by experience.
46.Practice makes perfect.
100. Lying is the first step to the gallows.
|47.Experience keeps a dear school,but fools learn in no other. |
48. Experience without learning is better than learning without experience.
49.Wit once bought is worth twice taught.
50.Seeing is believing.
51.Business is the salt of life.
52.Business before pleasure.
53.Business makes a man as well as tries him.
54.Business neglected is business lost.
55.Never think yourself above business.
56.Business may be troublesome,but idleness is pernicious.
57.He that thinks his business below him will always be above his business.
58.Do business,but be not a slave to it.
59.Everybody's business is nobody's business.
60.Work makes the workman.
61.Better master one than engage with ten.
62.A work ill done must be twice done.
63.They who cannot do as they would,must do as they can.
64.If you would have a thing well done,do it yourself.
65.He that doth most at once doth least.
66.Do as most men do and men will speak well of thee.
67.What may be done at any time will be done at no time.
68.Better late than never.
69.Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
70.The shortest answer is doing the thing.
71.Action is the proper fruit of knowledge.
72.Finished labours are pleasant.
73.It is lost labour to sow where there is no soil.
74.It is right to put everything in its proper use.
75.Affairs that are done by due degrees are soon ended.
76.All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
77.Work bears witness who does well.
78.It is not work that kills,but worry.
79.He that will not work shall not eat.
80.Business is business.
81.Deliberate slowly,execute promptly.
82.Put your shoulder to the wheel.
83.Never do things by halves.
84.In for a penny,in for a pound.
85.Many hands make quick work.
86.Many hands make light work.
87.A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
88.Diligence is the mohter of success.
89.Idleness is the root of all evil.
90.Care and diligence bring luck.
91.Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
92.Industry is fortune's right hand,and frugality her left.
93.Idleness is the key of beggary.
94.No root,no fruit.
95.Idle people (folks) have the most labour (take the most pains).
96.Sloth is the key of poverty.
97.Sloth turneth the edge of wit.
98.An idle brain is the devil's workshop.
99.The secret of wealth lieth in the letters SAVE.
101. Waste not,want not.
102. From saving comes having.
103. A penny saved is a penny gained.
104. Take care of the pence and the pound will take care of themselves.
105. Frugality is an estate alone.
106. He that regards not a penny,will lavish a pound.
107. Small gains bring great wealth.
108. Many a little makes a mickle.
109. As the touchstone tries gold,so gold tries man.
110.Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.
111.The path to glory is always rugged.
112.Nothing is difficult to the man who will try.
113.The fire is the test of gold;adversity of strong man.
114.Great hopes make great man.
115.No way is impossible to courage.
116.A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
117.The good seaman is known in bad weather.
118.The best hearts are always the bravest.
119.We must not lie down,and cry,God help us.
120.He that falls today may be up again tomorrow.
121.Rome was not built in a day.
122.Success belongs to the persevering.
123.We must repeat a thousand and one times that perseverance is the only road to success.
124.Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.
125.Step by step the ladder is ascended.
126.Adversity leads to prosperity.
127.Patience and application will carry us through.
128.Fortune often rewards with interest those that have patience to wait for her.
129.All things will come round to him who will but wait.
130.Constant dropping wears the stone.
131.Omelets are not made without breaking of eggs.
132.The world is a ladder for some to go up and others to go down.
133.There needs a long apprenticeship to understand the mystery of the world's trade.
134.Life is sweet.
135.Where there is life,there is hope.
136.Life is not all beer and skittles.
137.Much water runs by the mill that the miller knows not of.
138.Fortune knocks once at least at every man's door.