Wise Sayings: Letter D

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    Wise Sayings


    Do good to a knave, and pray God he may not do the same to thee.

    Source: Danish
    Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.
    Category: Friendship Author: Ben Franklin
    Do ill, and expect the like.

    Source: Portuguese
    Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.

    Source: Persian
    Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

    Source: Persian
    Do not abstain from sowing for fear of the pigeons.

    Source: French
    Do not all you can; spend not all you have; believe not all you hear; and tell not all you know.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Do not allow sins to get beyond creeping.
    Category: The conduct of life Source: Hawaiian
    Do not allow the sheep to die for a halfpenny of tar.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself.

    Source: Charlie s Angels Full Throttle
    Do not anxiously hope for that which is not yet come; do not vainly regret what is already past.
    Category: Inspirational Source: Chinese Proverb
    Do not ask questions of fairy tales.

    Source: Jewish
    Do not attempt too much at once.
    Author: Aesop
    Do not be in a hurry to tie what you cannot untie.

    Source: English Proverb
    Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet.
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Do not buy a carrier's ass, or marry an innkeeper's daughter.

    Source: Spanish
    Do not buy either the moon or the news, for in the end they will both come out.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle.

    Source: Ghanaian
    Do not call to a dog with a whip in your hand.
    Source: African proverb
    Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

    Source: Hebrew
    Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Arabian Proverb
    Do not cut the bough you are sitting on.

    Source: Romanian
    Do not despise an insignificant enemy, nor a slight wound.

    Source: German
    Do not dissect a rainbow. In other words, do not destroy a beautiful phenomenon by overanalyzing it.
    Author: Denise LaFrance
    Do not divide the spoil till the victory is won.

    Source: German
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