Wisdom is calling! Understanding is raising her voice!
On the heights along the road, where the paths meet, she is standing;
by the gates leading into the city, at the entrances, she cries aloud:
"People, I am calling you, raising my voice to all mankind.
You who don't direct your lives, understand caution; as for you, you fools, get some common sense!
"Listen! I will say worthwhile things; when I speak, my words are right.