It is foolish to belittle one’s neighbor; a sensible person keeps quiet.
A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence.
Without wise leadership, a nation falls; there is safety in having many advisers.
There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt.
A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
Your kindness will reward you, but your cruelty will destroy you.
Evil people get rich for the moment, but the reward of the godly will last.
Godly people find life; evil people find death.
The detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity.
Evil people will surely be punished, but the children of the godly will go free.
A beautiful woman who lacks discretion is like a gold ring in a pig’s snout.