Better for a man to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his foolishness.
If anyone returns evil for good, evil will never depart from his house.
To start a conflict is to release a flood; stop the dispute before it breaks out.a15
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the just- both are detestable to the Lord.b16
Why does a fool have money in his hand with no intention of buying wisdom?c17
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a difficult time.d18
One without sense enters an agreemente and puts up security for his friend.f19
One who loves to offend loves strife; one who builds a high threshold invites injury.g20
One with a twisted mind will not succeed, and one with deceitful speech will fall into ruin.h21
A man fathers a fool to his own sorrow; the father of a fool has no joy.i22
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.j