Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.115
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent2-- the LORD detests them both.316
Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom?417
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.518
A man lacking in judgment strikes hands in pledge and puts up security for his neighbor.619
He who loves a quarrel loves sin; he who builds a high gate invites destruction.
A man of perverse heart does not prosper; he whose tongue is deceitful falls into trouble.
To have a fool for a son brings grief; there is no joy for the father of a fool.722
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed8 spirit dries up the bones.923
A wicked man accepts a bribe10 in secret to pervert the course of justice.1124
A discerning man keeps wisdom in view, but a fool's eyes12 wander to the ends of the earth.