12 Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise.

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13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit.

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14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.

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15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.

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      16 Better a little with the fear of the LORDthan great wealth with turmoil.

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      17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.

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      18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.

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      19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway.

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      20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.

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      21 Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.

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      22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.

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