Proverbs are the wisdom of the nations ! It's good to know them when you travel to english speeking countries. English proverbs can be very wise and useful.


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Dead men don't bite.

Dead men tell no tales.

Death is the great leveller.

Death pay all debts.

Delays are dangerous.

Desperate diseases must have desperate remedies.

Devil take the hindmost.

Diamond cuts diamond.

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

Dirty water will quench fire.

Discretion is the better part of valour.

Distance lends enchantment to the view.

Divide and rule.

Do as I say, not as I do.

Do as you would be done by.

Do not meet troubles half-way.

Do not throw pearls to swine.

Do right and fear no man.

Do unto others as you would they should do unto you.

Dog does not eat dog.

Dogs bark, but the caravan goes on.

Don't burn your bridges before they are crossed.

Don't burn your bridges behind you.

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

Don't cry before you're hurt.

Don't cry over spilt milk.

Don't cut off your nose to spite your face.

Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.

Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

Don't throw out your dirty water until you get in fresh.

Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater.

Don`t change horses in mid stream.

Don`t cross the bridge till you come to it.

Don`t go near the water until you learn how to swim.

Don`t halloo till you are out of the wood.

Don`t put all your eggs in one basket.

Don`t teach your grandmother to suck eggs.

Don`t throw the baby out with the bathwater.

Dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage.

Dreams go by contraries.

Drive gently over the stones.

Eagles don't catch flies.

Early bird catches the worm.

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

East or West home is best.

East, west, home`s best.

Easy come, easy go.

Easy does it.

Eat to live, not live to eat.

Empty sacks will never stand upright.