Wise Sayings: Letter D


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    Do not make yourself so big, you are not so small.

    Source: Jewish
    Do not meet troubles half-way.

    Source: Jewish
    Do not mistake a goat's beard for a fine stallion's tail.

    Source: Irish
    Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

    Category: Friends Source: Czech
    Do not push the river, it will flow by itself.

    Source: Polish
    Do not put in more warp than you can weave.

    Source: Danish
    Do not put your spoon into the pot which does not boil for you.

    Source: Romanian
    Do not rake up old grievances.

    Source: Romanian
    Do not rear a bird of a bad breed.

    Source: Portuguese
    Do not rejoice at my grief, for when mine is old yours will be new.

    Source: Spanish
    Do not scare the birds you are going to shoot.

    Source: Madagasy
    Do not search for a calf under an ox.

    Source: Turkish
    Do not ship all in one bottom.

    Source: German
    Do not spread your corn to dry at an enemy's door.

    Source: Asturian
    Do not squander time for that is the stuff that life is made of.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles.

    Source: Asturian
    Do not steal a loaf from him that kneads and bakes.

    Source: Spanish
    Do not strip before bedtime.

    Source: French
    Do not stuff your servant with bread, and he won't ask for cheese.

    Source: Spanish
    Do not tear down the east wall to repair the west.

    Source: Chinese
    Do not tell the man who is carrying you that he stinks.

    Source: Sierra Leonean
    Do not tell your secrets behind a wall or a hedge.

    Source: Spanish
    Do not throw a stone at the mouse and break the precious vase.

    Source: Spanish
    Do not throw pearls to swine.

    Source: Spanish
    Do not throw the arrow which will return against you.

    Source: Kurdish
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