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  • Call a spade a spade.
  • A cat has nine lives.
  • A cat may look at a king.
  • Catch your bear before you sell its skin.
  • Charity begins at home.
  • The child is father of the man.
  • Children should be seen and not heard.
  • Christmas comes but once a year.
  • Cleanliness is next to godliness.
  • Clothes do not make the man.
  • Constant dripping wears away the stone.
  • A constant guest is never welcome.
  • Courtesy costs nothing.
  • Cowards die many times before their deaths.
  • Cross the stream where it is shallowest.
  • Cut your coat according to your cloth.
  • Deeds, not words.
  • The devil finds work for idle hands to do.
  • The devil is not so black as he is painted.
  • Diamond cut diamond.
  • Do as I say, not as I do.
  • Do as most men do, then most men will speak well of you.
  • Don't change horses in mid-stream.
  • Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
  • Don't cross a bridge till you come to it.
  • Don't cry before you are hurt.
  • Don't cut the bough you are standing on.
  • Don't empty the baby out with the bath water.
  • Do not kick against the pricks.
  • Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
  • Don't make a rod for your own back.
  • Don't make yourself a mouse, or the cat will eat you.
  • Don't pour out the dirty water before you have clean.
  • Do not put all your eggs in the same basket.
  • Do not put new wine into old bottles.
  • Don't put the cart before the horse.
  • Don't tell tales out of school.
  • Do not wash your dirty linen in public.
  • A door must be either shut or open.
  • A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
  • A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the farther of the two.

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