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1,257 Danish Proverbs

Diligent work makes a skilful workman.

Distrust is poison to friendship.

Do as others do, and few will mock you.

Do as you would be done by.

Do good to a knave, and pray God he may not do the same to thee.

Do not judge the dog by his hairs.

Do not judge your friend until you stand in his place.

Do not put in more warp than you can weave.

Do not wade where you see no bottom.

Don't sell the skin till you have caught the fox.

Drive not away what never came near you.

Drive not too many ploughs at once, some will make foul work.

Drive the nail that will go.

Dry wood makes a quick fire.

Dull scissors make crooked-mouthed tailors.

Earnestness and sport go well together.

Eggs and oaths are easily broken.

Empty barrels give the most sound.

Empty waggons make most noise.

Enough is great riches.

Envy does not enter an empty house.

Envy is its own torturer.

Envy was never a good spokesman.

Even a small star shines in the darkness.

Even clever hens sometimes lay their eggs among nettles.