I went past the field of the sluggard, past the vineyard of the man who lacks judgment; thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: A little sleep, a…
He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.
Do not swerve to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.
Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue.
Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.
Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin!
Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.