Discipline is harsh for the one who leaves the path; the one who hates correction will die.
Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord - how much more, human hearts.
A mocker doesn't love one who corrects him; he will not consult the wise.
A joyful heart makes a face cheerful, but a sad heart [produces] a broken spirit.
A discerning mind seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.
All the days of the oppressed are miserable, but a cheerful heart has a continual feast.
Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure with turmoil.
Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred.
A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict, but a man slow to anger calms strife.
A slacker's way is like a thorny hedge, but the path of the upright is a highway.
A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish one despises his mother.
Foolishness brings joy to one without sense, but a man with understanding walks a straight path.
Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.