A gentle answer quiets anger, but a harsh one stirs it up.
When wise people speak, they make knowledge attractive, but stupid people spout nonsense.
The Lord sees what happens everywhere; he is watching us, whether we do good or evil.
Kind words bring life, but cruel words crush your spirit.
It is foolish to ignore what your parents taught you; it is wise to accept their correction.
Righteous people keep their wealth, but the wicked lose theirs when hard times come.