An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends; he defies all sound judgment.
A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.13
When wickedness comes, so does contempt, and with shame comes disgrace.
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters,2 but the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
It is not good to be partial to the wicked3 or to deprive the innocent of justice.46
A fool's lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating.57
A fool's mouth is his undoing, and his lips are a snare6 to his soul.78
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts.89
One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.9