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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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