Favoring the wicked isn't good; it denies justice to the righteous.
The lips of fools make accusations; their mouths elicit beatings.
The mouth of fools is their ruin; their lips are a trap for their lives.
The words of gossips are like choice snacks; they go down to the inmost parts.
Those who are lazy in their work are brothers to thugs.
The LORD's name is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and find refuge.
The riches of the wealthy are a strong city and like a high wall in their imagination.
Pride comes before a disaster, but humility comes before respect.
Those who answer before they listen are foolish and disgraceful.
The human spirit sustains a sick person, but who can bear a broken spirit?
An understanding mind gains knowledge; the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.