The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life.118
Pride2 goes before destruction, a haughty spirit3 before a fall.419
Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,5 and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.621
The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction.a722
Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it,8 but folly brings punishment to fools.
A wise man's heart guides his mouth,9 and his lips promote instruction.b1024
Pleasant words are a honeycomb,11 sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.1225
There is a way that seems right to a man,13 but in the end it leads to death.1426
The laborer's appetite works for him; his hunger drives him on.
A scoundrel15 plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.16