The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.
Mockers stir up a city, but the wise turn away anger.
If a wise person goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.
The bloodthirsty hate a person of integrity and seek to kill the upright.
Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.
The poor and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both.
If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will be established forever.
A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall.
Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.