Wise Sayings: Letter D

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    Wise Sayings


    Deferred is not annulled.

    Source: German
    Delays are dangerous.

    Source: Italian
    Deliberate before you act.

    Source: Italian
    Deliberate often--decide once.

    Source: Latin
    Deliberate slowly, execute quickly.

    Source: Latin
    Depend on others and you will go hungry.
    Category: Self-reliance Source: Nepalese
    Depend on your walking stick; not on other people.
    Category: Self-reliance Source: Japanese
    Deprive a mirror of its silver and even the czar won't see his face.

    Source: Russian
    Desert and reward seldom keep company.

    Source: Russian
    Desire beautifies what is ugly.

    Source: Spanish
    Desire nothing that would bring disgrace.

    Source: Latin
    Desire of glory is the last garment that even wise men put off.

    Source: Latin
    Desires are nourished by delays.

    Source: Latin
    Despair doubles our strength.

    Source: English Proverb
    Despair gives courage to a coward.

    Source: English Proverb
    Desperate cuts must have desperate cures.

    Source: English Proverb
    Desperate diseases must have desperate remedies.

    Source: English Proverb
    Desperate ills require desperate remedies.

    Source: French
    Desperate maladies require desperate remedies.

    Source: French
    Despise learning and make everyone pay for your ignorance.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Despise not a small wound or a poor kinsman.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Despise not a small wound, a poor kinsman, or an humble enemy.

    Source: Danish
    Despise not the weak: the gnat stings the eyes of the lion.

    Source: Latin
    Despise school and remain a fool.

    Source: Latin
    Despise your enemy and you will soon be beaten.

    Source: Portuguese
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