Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.
A slave who deals wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the LORD tries hearts.
An evildoer listens to wicked lips; and a liar gives heed to a mischievous tongue.
He who mocks the poor insults his Maker; he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.
Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of sons is their fathers.
Fine speech is not becoming to a fool; still less is false speech to a prince.
A bribe is like a magic stone in the eyes of him who gives it; wherever he turns he prospers.
He who forgives an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter alienates a friend.
A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred blows into a fool.
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)