有情人終成眷屬 Jack shall have Jill， all shall be well.
有錢能使鬼推磨 Money makes the mare go. Money talks.
有緣千里來相會 Separated as we are thousands of miles apart ， we come
together as if by predestination.
欲窮千里目，更上一層樓 to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles
further； Ascend further， were you to look farther； Would eye embrace a thousand miles？ Go up， one flight.
有識之士 people of vision
有勇無謀 use brawn rather than brain
與時俱進 advance with times
以人為本 people oriented； people foremost
因材施教 teach students according to their aptitude
欲速則不達 Haste does not bring success.
優勝劣汰 survival of the fittest
英雄所見略同 Great minds think alike.
冤家宜解不宜結 Better make friends than make enemies.
一言既出，駟馬難追 A real man never goes back on his words.
招財進寶 Money and treasures will be plentiful
眾矢之的 target of public criticism
知己知彼，百戰不殆 Know the enemy and know yourself， and you can fight a
hundred battles with no danger of defeat.
唯利是圖 draw water to one’s mill
無源之水，無本之木 water without a source， and a tree wiithout roots
無中生有 make create something out of nothing
無風不起浪 There are no waves without wind. There’s no smoke without fire.
新官上任三把火 a new broom sweeps clean
虛心使人進步，驕傲使人落后 Modesty helps one go forward， whereas conceit
makes one lag behind.
心想事成 May all your wish come true
先下手為強 catch the ball before the bound
息事寧人 pour oil on troubled waters
一路平安，一路順風 speed somebody on their way； speed the parting guest
屋漏又逢連陰雨 Misfortunes never come singly. When it rains it pours.
文韜武略 military expertise； military strategy
物以類聚，人以群分 Birds of a feather flock together.
天有不測風云 Anything unexpected may happen. a bolt from the blue
山不在高，有仙則名 No matter how high the mountain is， its name will spread
far and wide if there is a fairy；
說曹操，曹操到 Talk of the devil and he comes.
殺雞用牛刀 break a butterfly on the wheel
誰言寸草心報得三春暉 Such kindness of warm sun，can’t be repaid by grass.
塞翁失馬焉知非福 Misfortune may be an actual blessing.
世上無難事只要肯攀登 Where there is a will， there is a way.
死而后已 until my heart stops beating
人之初性本善 Man’s nature at birth is good.
前人栽樹后人乘涼 One generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests.One sows and another reaps.
千里之行，始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step–the highest
eminence is to be gained step by step
巧婦難為無米之炊 If you have no hand you can’t make a fist. One can’t make
bricks without straw.
破 釜 沉 舟 cut off all means of retreat； burn one‘s own way of retreat and be
determined to fight to the end
茅塞頓開 be suddenly enlightened
留得青山在不怕沒柴燒 Where there is life， there is hope.
君子之交淡如水 the friendship between gentlemen is as pure as crystal； a hedge
between keeps friendship green
無足赤人無完人 Gold can’t be pure and man can’t be perfect.
不以物喜不以己悲 not pleased by external gains，not saddened by personal losses
笨鳥先飛 A slow sparrow should make an early start.
百聞不如一見 Seeing is believing.