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.
Parents can provide their sons with an inheritance of houses and wealth, but only the LORD can give an understanding wife.
A lazy person sleeps soundly -- and goes hungry.
Keep the commandments and keep your life; despising them leads to death.
If you help the poor, you are lending to the LORD -- and he will repay you!
Discipline your children while there is hope. If you don't, you will ruin their lives.
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)