It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.
The sluggard does not plow in the autumn; he will seek at harvest and have nothing.
The purpose in a man's mind is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, but a faithful man who can find?
A righteous man who walks in his integrity--blessed are his sons after him!
A king who sits on the throne of judgment winnows all evil with his eyes.
Who can say, "I have made my heart clean; I am pure from my sin"?
Diverse weights and diverse measures are both alike an abomination to the LORD.
Even a child makes himself known by his acts, whether what he does is pure and right.
The hearing ear and the seeing eye, the LORD has made them both.
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you will have plenty of bread.
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)