WISECRACKER - BAVARD - CHIACCHIERONE - CORREVEIDILE
Don't put your trust in princes, or the sons of men; there is no salvation in them.Don't put yourself on a par with your betters.Don't quarrel with the coconut-palm climber: the coconut has been eaten by the moon.Don't quarrel with your bread and butter.Don't question a blind man for buying a mirror, it must serve him some purpose.Don't quote your proverb 'til you bring your ship to port.Don't raise more Demons than you can lay down.Don't raise your club so high; it will only fall on your head.Don't raise your stick and the dog won't bark at you.Don't reckon with your host.Don't reckon without your host.Don't reckon your chickens before they are hatched.Don't reckon your eggs before they are laid.Don't refuse a wing to the one who gave you the chicken.Don't reject the crooked road and don't take the straight one, instead take the one traveled by the ancestors.Don't reject the good together with the bad.Don't rejoice over him that goes, before you see him that comes.Don't rely on the label of the bag.Don't rely on the label on the bag.Don't remove winter vests (undergarments) until summer arrives.Don't reply one wrong with another.Don't respond to a mosquito bit with a stone because you will miss it and hunt yourself.Don't rest your eyes beyond what is your own.Don't retest the tested because the more you test it, the worse it will appear.Don't rob Peter to pay Paul.Don't rock the boatDon't rock the boat.Don't roll in the mire to please the pigs.Don't rub your belly when the little fish is still in the pond.
Yiddish] Patsh zikh nit in beicheleh, ven fisheleh iz noch in teicheleh.Don't run in front of a carriage.Don't run too far, you will have to return the same distance.Don't sail out farther than you can row back.Don't saw off the branch you're sitting on.Don't say 'hop', until you jumped over.Don't say 'up', before you have jumped.Don't say amen to an unacceptable prayer.Don't say everything you want to say lest you hear something you would not like to hear.Don't say, don't go, to running dogs.Don't say, I'll never drink of this water, how dirty soever it be.Don't sca'd your tongue in other folk's broth.Don't scald your lips in another man's pottage.Don't scald your lips on another's soup.Don't scoff at my mourning, mine is old and yours is recent.Don't scratch your shoe when it's your foot that itches.Don't scuffle with the potter, for he makes money by the damage.Don't see all you see, and don't hear all you hear.Don't see animals around the village and say there is nobody to hunt them.Don't see the warbler bird's smallness; these are its eggs. (It is not possible to tell a person's ability just by looking at them.)Don't seek to hurt any man, but if any man seeks to hurt you may he break his neck.Don't seem to be on the lookout for crows, else you'll set other people watching.