Proverbs 14:16

16 A wise person is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is careless and overconfident.

Proverbs 14:16 In-Context

14 A heart that turns [from God] becomes bored with its own ways, but a good person is satisfied with God's ways.
15 A gullible person believes anything, but a sensible person watches his step.
16 A wise person is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is careless and overconfident.
17 A short-tempered person acts stupidly, and a person who plots evil is hated.
18 Gullible people are gifted with stupidity, but sensible people are crowned with knowledge.
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