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Proverbs starting with D

1: Dead men don't bite.
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2: Dead men tell no tales
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3: Death is the grand leveler.
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4: Death pays all debts.
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5: Deeds, not words.
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6: Delays are dangerous.
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7: Desperate diseases must have desperate remedies.
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8: Devil take the hindmost
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9: Diamond cuts diamond
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10: Die is cast.
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11: Different strokes for different folks.
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12: Diligence is the mother of good luck.
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13: Dirty water will quench fire
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14: Discretion is the better part of valor.
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15: Diseases are the interests of pleasures.
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16: Distance lends enchantment to the view
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17: Divide and rule.
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18: Do as I say, not as I do
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19: Do as you would be done by.
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20: Do not have too many irons in the fire
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21: Do not meet troubles halfway
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22: Do not ride the high horse
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23: Do right and fear no man.
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24: Dog does not eat dog.
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25: Dog eat dog
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26: Dogs of the same street bark alike.
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27: Doing is better than saying.
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28: Don't cry before you're hurt
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29: Don't cut off your nose to spite your face
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30: Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.
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31: Don't halloo till you are out of the wood
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32: Don't make a mountain out of a molehill
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33: Don’t bite off more than you can chew.
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34: Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.
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35: Don’t blow your own trumpet.
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36: Don’t cast pearls before swine.
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37: Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.
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38: Don’t cross the bridge before you come to it.
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39: Don’t have your cloak to make when it begins to rain,
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40: Don’t judge a book by its cover.
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41: Don’t keep a dog and bark yourself.
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42: Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.
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43: Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.
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44: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
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45: Don’t put the cart before the horse.
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46: Don’t sell the bear’s skin before you’ve caught it.
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47: Don’t throw the baby with the bathwater.
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48: Don’t trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.
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49: Don’t whistle until you are out of the wood.
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50: Dont't change horses in mid-stream
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51: Dont't get mad, get even.
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52: Dot your i’s and cross your t’s.
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53: Draw not your bow till your arrow is fixed.
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54: Dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage
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55: Drunken days have all their tomorrow.
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56: Drunkenness reveals what soberness conceals.
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57: Dumb dogs are dangerous.
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