8 All things are wearisome; Man is not able to tell it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, Nor is the ear filled with hearing.
11 There is no remembrance of earlier things; And also of the later things which will occur, There will be for them no remembrance Among those who will come later still.
15 What is crooked cannot be straightened and what is lacking cannot be counted.
3 But better off than both of them is the one who has never existed, who has never seen the evil activity that is done under the sun.
13 A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction.
10 He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.
15 As he had come naked from his mother's womb, so will he return as he came. He will take nothing from the fruit of his labor that he can carry in his hand.
5 "It never sees the sun and it never knows anything; it is better off than he.
10 Whatever exists has already been named , and it is known what man is; for he cannot dispute with him who is stronger than he is.
17 Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
20 Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins. 21 Also, do not take seriously all words which are spoken, so that you will not hear your servant cursing you.
5 He who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.
17 and I saw every work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work which has been done under the sun. Even though man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and though the wise man should say, "I know," he cannot discover.
11 I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.
15 But there was found in it a poor wise man and he delivered the city by his wisdom. Yet no one remembered that poor man.
14 Yet the fool multiplies words. No man knows what will happen, and who can tell him what will come after him?
1 Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no delight in them"; 2 before the sun and the light, the moon and the stars are darkened, and clouds return after the rain;
6 Remember Him before the silver cord is broken and the golden bowl is crushed, the pitcher by the well is shattered and the wheel at the cistern is crushed;