Deliberate slowly, act promptly
Put your shoulder to the wheel
Never do things by halves
In for a penny, in for a pound
Many hands make quick work
Many hands make light work
A bad workman quarrels with his tools
Diligence is the mother of success
Idleness is the root of all evil
Care and diligence bring luck
The morning sun never lasts a day
Christmas comes but once a year
Pleasant hours fly past
Happiness takes no account of time
Time tames the strongest grief
The day is short but the work is much
Never deter till tomorrow that which you can do today
Have you somewhat to do tomorrow, do it today
To him that does everything in its proper time, one day is worth three
To save time is to lengthen life
Everything has its time and that time must be watched
Take time when time comes lest time steal away
When an opportunity is neglected, it never comes back to you
Make hay while the sun shines
Strike while the iron is hot
Work today, for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow
Punctuality is the soul of business
Procrastination is the thief of time
All that glitters is not gold 闪光的未必都是金子。
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Look before you leap 三思而后行。
Rome was not built in a day 伟业非一日之功。
Great minds think alike 英雄所见略同。
well begun，half done 好的开始等于成功的一半。
It is hard to please all 众口难调。
Out of sight，out of mind 眼不见，心不念。
Facts speak plainer than words 事实胜于雄辩。
Call back white and white back 颠倒黑白。
First things first 凡事有轻重缓急。
Wise men learn by other men’s mistakes; fools by their own.
Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand.
While there is life, there is hope.
Two heads are better than one.
Truth never fears investigation.
To an optimist every change is a change for the better.
The voice of one man is the voice of no one.
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Saying and doing are two different things.
On earth there is nothing at but man; in the man there is nothing at but mind.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Money spent on the brain is never spent in vain.
Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
Misfortunes never come alone/single.
Misfortunes come on wings and depart on foot.
Live and let live.
Life is a leaf of paper white, thereon each of us may write his word or two.
It takes all sorts to make a world.
It is never too late to mend.
It is never too late to learn.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Great minds think alike.
Good company on the road is the shortest cut.
From small beginnings comes great things.
For man is man and master of his fate.
Experience is the mother of wisdom.
Every man is his own worst enemy.
Constant dropping wears the stone.
Better late than never.
Actions speak louder than words.
A great ship asks for deep waters.