He who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him.
The lot puts an end to disputes and decides between powerful contenders.
A brother helped is like a strong city, but quarreling is like the bars of a castle.
From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied; he is satisfied by the yield of his lips.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the LORD.
The poor use entreaties, but the rich answer roughly.
There are friends who pretend to be friends, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
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)