Mockers don't love those who rebuke them, so they stay away from the wise.
A glad heart makes a happy face; a broken heart crushes the spirit.
A wise person is hungry for truth, while the fool feeds on trash.
For the poor, every day brings trouble; for the happy heart, life is a continual feast.
It is better to have little with fear for the LORD than to have great treasure with turmoil.
A bowl of soup with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate.
A hothead starts fights; a cool-tempered person tries to stop them.
A lazy person has trouble all through life; the path of the upright is easy!
Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother.
Foolishness brings joy to those who have no sense; a sensible person stays on the right path.
Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many counselors bring success.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)