love you not because of who you are, but because of who i am when i am with you.
no man or woman is worth your tears, and the one who is ,won"t make you cry.
actions speak louder than words. 事實勝于雄辯。
advice when most needed is least heeded. 忠言逆耳。
ask no questions and be told no lies. 不問問題就不會受騙。
avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler. 好問是非者，恰是是非之人。
barking dogs seldom bite. 色厲內荏。
better the foot slip than the tongue trip. 寧肯失足，不要失言。
the bird is known by his note, the man by his words. 聞音知鳥，聞言知人。
cast not the first stone. 切莫首先指責別人。
children should be seen and not heard. 童者應視其行，而勿信其言。
curses, like chickens, come home to roost. 害人反害已。
dead men tell no tales. 死無對證。
deeds, not words. 莫坐而論道，應身體力行。
do as i say, not as i do. 依其言而行事，勿觀其行而仿之。
do as you would be done by. 已所不欲者勿施于人。
don"t cry before you are hurt. 不要危險未來先喊娘。
don"t cry stinking fish. 不要妄自菲薄。
don"t make yourself a mouse, or the cat will eat you.
don"t speak to the man at the wheel. 不要打擾負責你自己安全的人。
don"t take your harp to the party. 勿反復羅嗦。
don"t teach your grandmother to suck eggs. 莫班門弄斧。
don"t tell tales out of school. 不要背後論人是非長短。
drumming is not the way to catch a hare. 空話連篇于事無補。
easier said than done. 知易行難。
empty vessels make the most sound. 無知的人叫得最歡。
every cock crows on his own dunghill. 每個處于安逸環境中的人，都可以自誇其勇。
example is better no precept. 身教重于言教。
fair words butter no parsnips. 空言于事無補。
fair words fill not the belly. 漂亮話填不飽肚子。
first think, and then speak. 三思而後言。
fling dirt enough and some will stick. 污物摔多必沾身。
footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.
from words to deeds is a great space. 說來容易做到難。
a good name is sooner lost than won. 好名聲得之難，失之易。
a good tale is none the worse for being told twice. 好故事百聽不厭。
the greatest talkers are the least doers. 誇誇其談者幹得最少。/理論的巨人，行動的矮子。
harp not for ever on the same string. 勿老調重談。
hear much ,speak little. 多聽少說。
he cannot speak well that cannot hold his tongue. 越是不會講話的人，越是口若懸河。
he that promises too much, means nothing. 輕諾必寡信。
he who denies all confesses all. 欲蓋彌彰。
the worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can"t have them.
never frown, even when you are sad, because you never know who is falling in love with your smile.
to the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
don"t waste your time on a man/woman, who isn"t willing to waste their time on you.