A dragon will be teased by a shrimp in a shoal water; a tiger will be bullied by a dog on a treeless plain.
A dram of discretion is worth a pound of wisdom.
A dram of the bottle.
A drap and a bite's but a sma' requite.
A drap meschant, belle monstre devant.
A dream can't be told.
A dream grants what one covets when awake.
A dream itself is but a shadow. Shakespeare
A dream that lasts merely a millet soup's cooking time.
A dream which has not been interpreted is like a letter unread.
A Dreckel, mei Hertzel. Abschlägiger Bescheid.
A Dreckl mit nischte bestreut.
A dreigh drink is better than a dreigh sermon.
A dressed up lie is worth more than a badly told truth.
A drink is shorter than a tale.
A drink is shorter than a tale. Scotland
A drink precedes a story.
A drinking dame: A sight of shame.
A dripping June sets all in tune.
A drop does not kill, and you won't drown in a bucket.
A drop from every mug makes for a house for the barmaid.
A drop hollows out a stone.
A drop hollows out the stone by falling not twice, but many times; so too is a person made wise by reading not two, but many books.' (, 'Il Candelaio').
A drop hollows out the stone not by force, but by frequent dripping; so too is a person made wise not by force, but by frequent reading.' (Quoted without attribution by in his diary entry for August 19, 1770).
A drop hollows out the stone' (, 'Epistles').
A drop in the sea.
A drop of honey catches more flies than a hogshead of vinegar.
A drop of ink may make a million think. Byron
A drop of knowledge is greater than an ocean of strength.
A drop of luck is worth a cask of wisdom.
A drop of sweat spent in a drill is a drop of blood saved in a battle.
A drop of water breaks a stone.
A drop of water in the eyes of the Tsar costs the country many handkerchiefs.
A drop of water is as powerful as a thunder-bolt. Huxley
A drop of wisdom is better than a sea of gold.
A drowning man catches at the water.
A drowning man catches even at a stalk of straw.
A drowning man clings to a blade of grass.
A drowning man grabs at a straw.
A drowning man is not troubled by rain.
A drowning man struggles with water, (a person in trouble makes an effort to come out of it)