Like a thornbush in a drunkard's hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.110
Like an archer who wounds at random is he who hires a fool or any passer-by.
As a dog returns to its vomit,2 so a fool repeats his folly.312
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes?4 There is more hope for a fool than for him.513
The sluggard says,6 "There is a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!"714
As a door turns on its hinges, so a sluggard turns on his bed.815
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.916
The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who answer discreetly.
Like one who seizes a dog by the ears is a passer-by who meddles in a quarrel not his own.
Like a madman shooting firebrands or deadly arrows
is a man who deceives his neighbor and says, "I was only joking!"