Wise Sayings: Letter D

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    Wise Sayings


    Dressed like a windmill.

    Source: French
    Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor. It makes you shoot at your landlord and it makes you miss him.

    Source: Irish
    Drink upon salad costs the doctor a ducat; drink upon eggs costs him two.

    Source: German
    Drink wine and let water go to the mill.

    Source: Italian
    Drink wine upon figs.

    Source: Spanish
    Drinking a little too much is drinking a great deal too much.

    Source: German
    Drive a rat into a corner, and he'll jump at you.

    Source: German
    Drive gently over the stones.

    Source: German
    Drive gently over the stones.
    Author: Jonathan Swift
    Drive not a second nail till the first be clinched.

    Source: German
    Drive not away what never came near you.

    Source: Danish
    Drive not too many ploughs at once, some will make foul work.

    Source: Danish
    Drive the nail that will go.

    Source: Danish
    Drop by drop fills the tub.

    Source: French
    Drop by drop the lake is drained.

    Source: French
    Drop the jest when it is most amusing.

    Source: Italian
    Dropping water makes the rock hollow, not by its force, but by constant action.

    Source: Latin
    Drown not thyself to save a drowning man.

    Source: Latin
    Drumming is not the way to catch a hare.

    Source: Latin
    Drunkenness makes some men fools, some beasts, and some devils.

    Source: Latin
    Dry bread at home is better than roast meat abroad.

    Source: Latin
    Dry wood makes a quick fire.

    Source: Danish
    Ducks quack loudly before a rain.

    Source: German
    Dull scissors make crooked-mouthed tailors.

    Source: Danish
    Dumb dogs and still water are dangerous.

    Source: German
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