A daughter becomes a saddled horse if she finds her self with a worthy husband, if not, she will become like a mangy dog.
A daughter eats her bread where she is married, a son where it can be earned.
A daughter is a troublesome possession to her father.Menander, The Cousins
A daughter is an embarrassing and ticklish possession. Menander
A daughter is to a father a deceptive treasure and the care of her putteth away sleep.Ben Sira, Book of Wisdom (Ecclesiasticus) 52:9
A daughter of the gods, divinely tall. And most divinely fair. A Dream of Fair Women, A. TENNYSON.
A day after the fair, like Tom Long the carrier.
A day after the faire. John Heywood, (1497??1580?), Proverbes. Part i. Chap. viii.
A day for God to stoop, and man to soar. Tennyson
A day for toil, an hour for sport, But for a friend is life too short. Emerson
A day in harvest.
A day of fortune is like a harvest-day, we must be busy when the corn is ripe. Goethe.
A day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy.
A day of such serene enjoyment spent, Were worth an age of splendid discontent. Montgomery
A day to come shows longer than a year that's gone.
A day without bread is a long day indeed.
A day, an hour of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity of bondage. Addison
A dead Bee maketh no Hony. George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum
A dead dog cannot bite.
A dead man does not make war.
A dead man does not speak.
A dead man has neither friends or relations.
A dead mouse feels no cold.
A dead woman will have four to carry her forth.
A deadly disease, neither physician nor physic can ease.
A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.
A dear bargain is always disagreeable, particularly as it is a reflection upon the buyer's judgment. Pliny
A dearth of words a woman need not fear; But 't is a task indeed to learn - to hear: In that the skill of conversation lies; That shows or makes you both polite and wise. YOUNG: Love of Fame, Satire v., Line 57.
A death-bed's a detector of the heart: Here tired dissimulation drops her mask, Through life's grimace that mistress of the scene; Here real and apparent are the same. Night Thoughts, Night II, DR. E. YOUNG.
A death-like sleep, A gentle wafting to immortal life. Milton
A debauched son of a noble family is a foul stream from a clear spring.
A debt paid is a friend kept.
A deceitful peace is more hurtful than an open war.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends. Homer
A deed well done, heart it whemeth.
A deep meaning often lies in old customs. Schiller
A défaut de bon foin, on va chercher de la chounire.
A défaut de pain, on mange des croûtes.
A défaut de religion, les hommes garderaient encore des superstitions, aussi longtemps qu'il y aura devant eux de l'inconnu. Lucien Arréat, 1841-1922
A dégringoler, tout vous pousse.
A deigeh hob ich. (Yiddish)
A Deity believed, is joy begun; A Deity adored, is joy advanced; A Deity beloved, is joy matured. Each branch of piety delight inspires. Young
A deja prende.
A deleitosa vida amarga com a lembrança da morte.
A deliberate rejection of duty prescribed by already recognized truth cannot but destroy, or at least impair most seriously the clearness of our mental vision. H. P. Liddon
A delicacy of taste is favorable to love and friendship, by confining our choice to few people, and making us indifferent to the company and conversation of the greater part of men. Hume
A delicadeza está para o amor, assim como a graça está para a beleza. (Madame de Maintenon)
A deluge of words and a drop of sense.
A dem schmöckti kei Hund. Aargau Den röche kein Hund an. Der ist so verachtet, dass ihn kein Hund anriecht.