Better to be poor and honest than to be dishonest and a fool.
Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good; haste makes mistakes.
People ruin their lives by their own foolishness and then are angry at the .
Wealth makes many “friends”; poverty drives them all away.
A false witness will not go unpunished, nor will a liar escape.
Many seek favors from a ruler; everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts!
The relatives of the poor despise them; how much more will their friends avoid them! Though the poor plead with them, their friends are gone.
To acquire wisdom is to love yourself; 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!
Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect 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 is a calamity to a father; a quarrelsome wife is as annoying as constant dripping.
References for Proverbs 19:13