Wrongdoers eagerly listen to gossip; liars pay close attention to slander.
Those who mock the poor insult their Maker; those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished.
Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children.
References for Proverbs 17:6
Eloquent words are not fitting for a fool; even less are lies fitting for a ruler.
A bribe is like a lucky charm; whoever gives one will prosper!
Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.
A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool.
Evil people are eager for rebellion, but they will be severely punished.
It is safer to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than to confront a fool caught in foolishness.
If you repay good with evil, evil will never leave your house.
Starting a quarrel is like opening a floodgate, so stop before a dispute breaks out.