as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly

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Etymology[edit]

Originally from Hebrew:

  • ככלב שב על־קאו כסיל שונה באולתו׃

Proverb[edit]

as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly

  1. Foolish people repeatedly do foolish things.