English ProverbsRating Mail
A closed mouth don't get fed.
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Clothes make the man.
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A coin of gold is delighting in a bag of silver coins.
Meaning - One who is unique is often praised or receives more pleasure.
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Cometh the hour, cometh the man.
Note : Some information about the phrase and about its use by a 1940's cricketer.
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A constant guest is never welcome.
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A coward dies a thousand times before his death. The valiant never taste of death but once.
Meaning - The valiant (the brave) take no account of possible danger, whereas cowards are constantly fearing the worst.
Note : From William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.
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The cure is worse than the disease.
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The customer is always right.
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Cleaning the house when kids are growing, is like shoveling snow when it's still snowing.
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Damned if you do, damned if you don't.
Note : Lorenzo Dow (d. 1834).
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Desperate times call for desperate measures.
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The difference between a man and a cat or a dog is that only a man can write the names of the cat and the dog.
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Different strokes for different folks.
Meaning - Someone prefers one thing; others, something different.
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Discretion is the better part of valour.
Meaning - Caution is preferable to rash bravery.
Note : Derived from "The better part of valour is discretion, in the which better part I have saved my life." Falstaff in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1.
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Does a one-legged duck swim in circles?
Meaning - "Does a bear shit in the woods".
Note : A common response to an obvious answer yes to a silly question.
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Do it today, tomorrow it may be against the law.
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Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
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Don't bark if you can't bite.
Meaning - Don't complain if you can't enforce your point of view.(or)
if you won't do it, don't say you will.
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Don't bite off more than you can chew.
Meaning - Do not take on more responsibility than you can handle at any one time.
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Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
Meaning - Behave respectfully or deferentially to those who provide for you.
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Don't bring a knife to a gun fight.
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Don't burn your bridges.
Meaning - Do not act in such a way as to leave yourself no alternative or no opportunity to "retreat."
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Don't burn the candle at both ends.
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Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.
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Don't cross a bridge before you come to it.
Meaning - Don't fret unnecessarily about future problems.
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Don't cry over spilt milk.
Meaning - Don't worry about things that have already happened.
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Don't cut off your nose to spite your face.
Meaning - Do not act to spite someone else if it is damaging to yourself.
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Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.
Meaning - Don't do something to yourself which causes your own downfall.
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Don't enter your nose in the affairs of others.
Meaning - Do not mix yourself in others problems.
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Don't fall before you're pushed.
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Don't have too many irons in the fire.
Meaning - Do not take on more responsibility than you can handle.
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Don't judge a book by its cover.
Meaning - Do not judge by appearances.
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Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
Meaning - Do not look for faults in a gift.
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Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
Meaning - Don't exaggerate small things.(or)
Don't make a big deal out of something minor.
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Don't mend what ain't broken.
Meaning - If it ain't broke, don't fix it. (or)
Leave well enough alone.
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Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
Meaning - Do not rest all your hopes on one eventuality; plan for several cases.
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Don't put the cart before the horse.
Meaning - Do things in the correct order.
Note : Cf. Dan Michael of Northgate, Ayenbite of Inwyt,1340.
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Don't raise more Demons than you can lay down.
Meaning - Do not do more wrongs than you can deal with, or put right.
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Don't shut the barn door after the horse is gone.
Meaning - Prepare for things to go wrong rather than worrying about them after the fact.
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Don't spit into the wind. Or Don't piss into the wind.
Meaning - Don't take actions which you know will harm yourself or be futile.
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Don't spoil the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar.
Meaning - Don't jeopardize a project - especially a large one - by being miserly or cutting corners.
Note : A ha'p'orth (pronounced haypeth) is a halfpenny-worth, i.e. a very small amount.
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Don't take life too seriously; you'll never get out of it alive.
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Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater.
Meaning - Do not, in an attempt to remove something undesirable, lose things that are valuable.
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Don't try to teach a pig to sing. It doesn't work, and you'll annoy the pig.
Meaning - Don't go into a relationship expecting to change your partner, it doesn't work.
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Don't worry, God has a plan.
Note : Jiv.
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Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Note : Based on the Bible (Matthew 7:12; Luke 6:31)
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Doctors make the worst patients.
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The dog is nude though the clothing cost a penny.
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Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom.
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A drop of knowledge is greater than an ocean of strength.
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