WISECRACKER - BAVARD - CHIACCHIERONE - CORREVEIDILE
Don't speak to the man at the helm.Don't speak to the man at the wheel.Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence.Don't spend time with people who don't respect you.Don't spill blood until the raven has flown over.Don't spit in the wind - it might land on your head.Don't spit into the wind.Don't spoil a cool place under the hospitable tree.Don't spoil the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar.Don't spoil the ship for a ha'porth of tar.Don't spoil the ship for a halfpenny -worth of tar.Don't spoil the ship for a halfpenny-worth of tar.Don't spread the cloth till the pot begins to boil.Don't sprinkle salt on my wound.Don't spur a willing horse.Don't spurn your fortune.Don't squat with your spurs on.Don't stand by the water and long for fish; go home and weave a net.Don't stand in your own light, like the Mayor of Market-Jew.Don't stand shivering upon the bank; plunge in at once and have it over.
HaliburtonDon't start braiding your rope on a Monday or a Friday.Don't start economizing when you are down to your last dollar.Don't stay long when the husband is not at home.Don't stay on the dew until the sun reaches its highest.Don't steal if you can't conceal.Don't step over a grave or you will soon die.Don't stick your nose where you are not wanted.Don't stop a donkey that isn't yours.Don't stop sowing because of the birds.Don't stop sowing just because the birds ate a few seeds.Don't stop the plough to catch a mouse.Don't stop the way of a bull or of a current of air.Don't stretch out your open hand to one who has never before given you anything.Don't strike a flea on a tiger's head.Don't strut like a crow in a gutter.Don't suspect your employee. If one is suspicious, don't employ him.Don't swap horses in midstream.Don't swap horses when crossing a stream.Don't swear off of beggary and jail.Don't sweat it.
Don't worry about it, don't make a big deal out of itDon't sweat the small stuffDon't swing on my gate if you don't like it.Don't take a golden sword to cut a radish.Don't take a second mouthful before you have swallowed the first.Don't take a slate off your own house to put on your neighbor's.Don't take advice from your enemy.Don't take another mouthful before you have swallowed what is in your mouth.Don't take any wooden nickels.Don't take any wooden nickles.Don't take down a fence unless you are sure why it was put up.