Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off a foul odor; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left.
Even when fools walk on the road, they lack sense, and show to everyone that they are fools.
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