A fool’s lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating.
The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble.
An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.
A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.
Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.
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.