It is better to be poor and honest than to be a fool and dishonest.
Zeal without knowledge is not good; a person who moves too quickly may go the wrong way.
People ruin their lives by their own foolishness and then are angry at the LORD.
Wealth makes many "friends"; poverty drives them away.
A false witness will not go unpunished, nor will a liar escape.
Many beg favors from a prince; everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts!
If the relatives of the poor despise them, how much more will their friends avoid them. The poor call after them, but they are gone.
To acquire wisdom is to love oneself; people who cherish understanding will prosper.
A false witness will not go unpunished, and a liar will be destroyed.
It isn't right for a fool to live in luxury or for a slave to rule over princes!
People with good sense restrain their anger; they earn esteem by overlooking wrongs.
The king's anger is like a lion's roar, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
A foolish child a is a calamity to a father; a nagging wife annoys like a constant dripping.
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)