WISECRACKER - BAVARD - CHIACCHIERONE - CORREVEIDILE
Do not put out your foot farther than you can draw it back again.Do not put the cart before the horse.Do not put your foot further than you can draw it back again.Do not put your head in front of your words.Do not put your spoon into the pot which does not boil for you.Do not rake up old grievances.Do not rear a bird of a bad breed.Do not recommend to others what you have not tried personally.Do not refuse the body what it asks for.Do not rejoice at my grief, for when mine is old, yours will be new.Do not rejoice over what has not yet happened.Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.Do not remove a fly from your friend's head with a hatchet.Do not reprimand the alien, do not praise your own.Do not respond to a barking dog.Do not rest after dinner, but walk a mile.Do not ride a free horse to death.Do not ridicule the thin-bearded when you yourself have no beard.Do not roast baobab kernels and leave those who have teeth chewing.Do not roll up your trousers before reaching the stream.Do not row against the current.Do not run after a cart that will not take you.Do not run an to the next job unless you have eompleted the job in hand.Do not run away from a pond of water.Do not run into debt with a rich man, or promise anything to a poor one.Do not sanction an absurdity.
Madame de GenlisDo not say 'impossible,' there is no such thing as impossible.Do not say 'What I have become!' ask rather: 'What will I become?'Do not say 'What I have', say rather 'What I shall become'.Do not say 'What I was yesterday', consider what you will be tomorrow.Do not say the first thing that comes to your mind.Do not say you have wheat until it is stocked in the barn, and do not say you have a son before you have experienced poverty.Do not scare the birds you are going to shoot.Do not search for a calf under an ox.Do not see him dirty. (Don't despise a person because of their appearance)Do not seek dishonest gains, dishonest gains are losses.Do not seek the truth, only cease to cherish your opinions.Do not sell sun in July.Do not set about doing things beyond your limits.Do not set out an a journey with a child; if you fall he will laug, if he falls he will cry.Do not set out on a journey without first recalling the name of God, or you will meet all kinds of trouble.Do not ship all in one bottom.Do not shoot a glass arrow into a painted deer.Do not show a stick to a dog that has been beaten.Do not show your teeth until you can bite.Do not sigh, for your enemy will hear and rejoice.Do not slaughter a calf before its mother's eyes.Do not sow crops early, they will get frost-bitten, and do not sow them late, the ground will dry out.Do not speak about a thing, or wish it done, but do it.Do not speak badly of a crocodile when your leg is in the river.