A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge, but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
All the days of the afflicted are evil, but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Better is little with the fear of the LORD, than great treasure and trouble therewith.
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a fattened ox and hatred therewith.
A wrathful man stirreth up strife, but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
The way of a slothful man is as a hedge of thorns, but the path of the righteous is made a plain.
A wise son maketh a glad father, but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom, but the man of understanding walketh uprightly.
Without counsel purposes are disappointed, but in the multitude of counselors they are established.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth, and a word spoken in due season -- how good it is!