Wise Sayings: Letter D

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    Wise Sayings


    Don't make an oven of your cap or a garden of your belly.

    Source: French
    Don't make use of another's mouth unless it has been leant to you.

    Source: Belgian
    Don't make waves.

    Source: Belgian
    Don't make yourself poor to one who won't make you rich.

    Source: Portuguese
    Don't mention the cross to the devil.

    Source: Italian
    Don't offer me advice; give me money.

    Source: Spanish
    Don't open a shop unless you know how to smile.

    Source: Jewish
    Don't pick a wasp out of a cream-jug.

    Source: Jewish
    Don't plant a seed in the sea.
    Category: Appropriateness Source: African
    Don't play with the bear if you don't want to be bit.

    Source: Italian
    Don't pretend to be something you aren't.
    Author: Aesop
    Don't pull hard enough to break the rope.

    Source: Portuguese
    Don't put all you eggs in one basket.

    Source: Portuguese
    Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
    Author: Miguel de Cervantes
    Don't put it in my ear, but in my hand.

    Source: Russian
    Don't put new wine into old bottles.

    Source: Russian
    Don't put the cart before the horse.
    Author: John Heywood
    Don't put too tight a ring on your finger.

    Source: Italian
    Don't reckon without your host.

    Source: German
    Don't reckon your eggs before they are laid.

    Source: Italian
    Don't reinvent the wheel.
    Author: Unknown
    Don't reject the good together with the bad.

    Source: Italian
    Don't rely on the label of the bag.

    Source: French
    Don't rock the boat.

    Source: French
    Don't run too far, you will have to return the same distance.

    Source: French
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