Sunday, April 4, 2010

proverbs meaning

Proverb - D

Explanation / Meaning
Dead men tell no tales.

A dead person cannot cause difficulties by revealing something that it would be preferable to conceal.

Diamond cuts diamond.

Refers to two people equally matched in wit or cunning.

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Hard work brings rewards.

Discretion is the better part of valour.

It is useless to take unnecessary risks.

Distance makes the heart grow fonder.

When you are separated from the person you love, your feelings are even stronger.

Dogs of the same street bark alike.

People from the same background have the same behaviour.

Don't bark if you can't bite.

Don't complain if you can't enforce your point of view.

Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.

You must not be too confident that something will be successful.

Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

Don't do something yourself which causes your own downfall.

Don't judge a book by its cover.

Don't judge by appearances.

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