Wise Sayings: Letter D

  • Pride
  • Opportunity
  • Beauty
  • Wisdom
  • Luck
  • Friendship
  • Self-reliance
  • Revolution
  • Conscience
  • Attitude
  • Children
  • Truth
  • The conduct of life
  • Journeys
  • Permanence and change

  • Unknown
  • Ben Franklin
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Sir Leslie Stephen
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Aesop
  • R Forby
  • Desiderius Erasmus
  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

  • Chinese
  • Latin Proverb
  • Egyptian
  • Iranian
  • Italian
  • French Proverb
  • Filipino
  • African proverb
  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese
  • Samoan
  • Scottish Proverb
  • English Proverb
  • Indonesian

  • Qoutes: D [D 1] [D 2] [D 3] [D 4] [D 5] [D 6] [D 7] [D 8] [D 9] [D 10] [D 11] [D 12] [D 13] [D 14] [D 15] [D 16] [D 17] [D 18] [D 19]

    Wise Sayings


    Dally not with other folk's spouses or money.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Damage suffered makes you knowing, but seldom rich.

    Source: Danish
    Dance to the tune that is played.

    Source: Spanish
    Danger and delight grow on one stalk.

    Source: English Proverb
    Danger is next neighbor to security.

    Source: English Proverb
    Dangerous enemies will meet again in narrow streets.
    Source: Chinese
    Darkness and night are mothers of thought.

    Source: Dutch
    Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse.

    Source: Japanese
    Daughters are brittle ware.

    Source: Dutch
    Daughters are easy to rear, but hard to marry.

    Source: German
    Daughters may be seen but not heard.

    Source: Dutch
    Dawn does not come twice to awaken a man.

    Source: Arab
    Daylight will come, though the cock do not crow.

    Source: Danish
    Dead men do not bite.

    Source: Latin
    Dead men don't bite.
    Author: Plutarch
    Dead men tell no tales.

    Source: Portuguese
    Dead men tell no tales.
    Author: J Wilson
    Dead songbirds make a sad meal.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.

    Source: Chinese
    Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    Dear God: You do such wonderful things for complete strangers; why not for me?

    Source: Yiddish
    Dear is cheap, and cheap is dear.

    Source: Portuguese
    Dear physic always does good, if not to the patient, at least to the apothecary.

    Source: German
    Dearness gluts.

    Source: French
    Dearth foreseen never came.

    Source: Italian
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