A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
From the fruit of his mouth a good man eats good, but the desire of the treacherous is for violence.
He who guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
The soul of the sluggard craves, and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.
A righteous man hates falsehood, but a wicked man acts shamefully and disgracefully.
Righteousness guards him whose way is upright, but sin overthrows the wicked.
One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.