A quiet mind is the life of the body, but envy is a disease in the bones.
He who is hard on the poor puts shame on his Maker; but he who has mercy on those who are in need gives him honour.
The sinner is overturned in his evil-doing, but the upright man has hope in his righteousness.
Wisdom has her resting-place in the mind of the wise, but she is not seen among the foolish.
By righteousness a nation is lifted up, but sin is a cause of shame to the peoples.
The king has pleasure in a servant who does wisely, but his wrath is against him who is a cause of shame.