No one has knowledge of a man's grief but himself; and a strange person has no part in his joy.
The house of the sinner will be overturned, but the tent of the upright man will do well.
There is a way which seems straight before a man, but its end is the ways of death.
Even while laughing the heart may be sad; and after joy comes sorrow.
He whose heart is turned away will have the reward of his ways in full measure; but a good man will have the reward of his doings.
The simple man has faith in every word, but the man of good sense gives thought to his footsteps.
The wise man, fearing, keeps himself from evil; but the foolish man goes on in his pride, with no thought of danger.
He who is quickly angry will do what is foolish, but the man of good sense will have quiet.
Foolish behaviour is the heritage of the simple, but men of good sense are crowned with knowledge.
The knees of the evil are bent before the good; and sinners go down in the dust at the doors of the upright.
The poor man is hated even by his neighbour, but the man of wealth has numbers of friends.