When you look into water, you see a likeness of your face. When you look into your heart, you see what you are really like.
Death and the Grave are never satisfied. A man's eyes are never satisfied either.
Fire tests silver. Heat tests gold. But a man is tested by the praise he receives.
You can grind a foolish person in a mill. You can grind him as you would grind grain with a tool. But you can't remove his foolishness from him.
Be sure you know how your flocks are doing. Pay careful attention to your herds.
Riches don't last forever. And a crown is not secure for all time to come.
The hay is removed, and new growth appears. The grass from the hills is gathered in.
Then your lambs will provide you with clothes. And the money from selling your goats will buy you a field.
You will have plenty of goats' milk. It will feed you and your family. It will also feed your female servants.