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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: Different strokes for different folks.
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11: Diligence is the mother of good luck.
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12: Dirty water will quench fire
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13: Discretion is the better part of valor.
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14: Diseases are the interests of pleasures.
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15: Distance lends enchantment to the view
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16: Divide and rule.
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17: Do as I say, not as I do
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18: Do as you would be done by.
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19: Do right and fear no man.
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20: Dog does not eat dog.
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21: Doing is better than saying.
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22: Don't cry before you're hurt
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23: Don't cut off your nose to spite your face
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24: Don’t bite off more than you can chew.
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25: Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.
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26: Don’t blow your own trumpet.
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27: Don’t cast pearls before swine.
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28: Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.
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29: Don’t cross the bridge before you come to it.
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30: Don’t have your cloak to make when it begins to rain,
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31: Don’t judge a book by its cover.
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32: Don’t keep a dog and bark yourself.
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33: Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.
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34: Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.
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35: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
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36: Don’t put the cart before the horse.
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37: Don’t sell the bear’s skin before you’ve caught it.
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38: Don’t throw the baby with the bathwater.
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39: Don’t trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.
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40: Don’t whistle until you are out of the wood.
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41: Dont't change horses in mid-stream
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42: Dot your i’s and cross your t’s.
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43: Draw not your bow till your arrow is fixed.
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44: drunk.
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45: Drunken days have all their tomorrow.
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46: Drunkenness reveals what soberness conceals.
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47: Dumb dogs are dangerous.
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