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.
Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!
The path of the wise leads to life above; they leave the grave a behind.
The LORD destroys the house of the proud, but he protects the property of widows.
The LORD despises the thoughts of the wicked, but he delights in pure words.
Dishonest money brings grief to the whole family, but those who hate bribes will live.
The godly think before speaking; the wicked spout evil words.
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)