Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he does it for a wayward woman.1
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If a man loudly blesses his neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse.
A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping2 on a rainy day;
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restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand.
As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.
He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit,3 and he who looks after his master will be honored.4
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As water reflects a face, so a man's heart reflects the man.
Death and Destruction are never satisfied,5 and neither are the eyes of man.6
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The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold,7 but man is tested by the praise he receives.
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Though you grind a fool in a mortar, grinding him like grain with a pestle, you will not remove his folly from him.
Be sure you know the condition of your flocks,8 give careful attention to your herds;
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