Proverbs 14:21-31 RSV

21 He who despises his neighbor is a sinner, but happy is he who is kind to the poor.
22 Do they not err that devise evil? Those who devise good meet loyalty and faithfulness.
23 In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to want.
24 The crown of the wise is their wisdom, but folly is the garland of fools.
25 A truthful witness saves lives, but one who utters lies is a betrayer.
26 In the fear of the LORD one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge.
27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, that one may avoid the snares of death.
28 In a multitude of people is the glory of a king, but without people a prince is ruined.
29 He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
30 A tranquil mind gives life to the flesh, but passion makes the bones rot.
31 He who oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.