Fury is cruel, and anger is a flood, but who can withstand jealousy?
Better an open reprimand than concealed love.
The wounds of a friend are trustworthy, but the kisses of an enemy are excessive.ab7
A person who is full tramples on a honeycomb, but to a hungry person, any bitter thing is sweet.
A man wandering from his home is like a bird wandering from its nest.
Oil and incense bring joy to the heart, and the sweetness of a friend is better than self-counsel.c10
Don't abandon your friend or your father's friend, and don't go to your brother's house in your time of calamity; better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away.d11
Be wise, my son, and bring my heart joy, so that I can answer anyone who taunts me.e12
The sensible see danger and take cover; the foolish keep going and are punished.f13
Take his garment,g for he has put up security for a stranger; get collateral if it is for foreigners.hi14
If one blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse to him.