Wise Sayings: Letter D

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    Wise Sayings


    Don't believe everything you hear.
    Author: Aesop
    Don't believe in the saint unless he works miracles.

    Source: Italian
    Don't believe what you see, husband, but only what I tell you.

    Source: Spanish
    Don't bet more than you can afford to lose.

    Source: Spanish
    Don't bite off more than you can chew.
    Author: Unknown
    Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
    Author: Unknown
    Don't bite till you know whether it is bread or a stone.

    Source: Italian
    Don't boast when you set out but only when you get there.
    Category: Journeys Source: Russian
    Don't budge, if you sit at ease.

    Source: German
    Don't build a new ship out of old wood.

    Source: Chinese
    Don't burn your bridges behind you.
    Author: Unknown
    Don't buy a pig in a poke.

    Source: Dutch
    Don't buy other people's problems.
    Category: Buying and selling Source: Chinese
    Don't bypass a town where there's a friend.
    Category: Journeys Source: Malagasy
    Don't call the alligator, big mouth until you have crossed the river.
    Category: Criticism Source: Belizean
    Don't carry your head too high, the door is low.

    Source: German
    Don't cast your pearls before swine.

    Source: German
    Don't change horses in mid stream.

    Source: German
    Don't close the barn door after the horse runs away.
    Category: Wisdom Source: American Proverb
    Don't consider your reputation and you may do anything you like.
    Source: Chinese
    Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
    Author: Aesop
    Don't cross the bridge til you come to it.
    Author: Henry Wadsworth
    Don't cross the water unless you see the bottom.

    Source: Italian
    Don't cry "Hurra!" till you are over the ditch.

    Source: German
    Don't cry before you are hurt.
    Source: Scottish Proverb
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