Don't give your strength to women or your power to those who ruin kings.
"It is not for kings, Lemuel. It is not for kings to drink wine or for rulers to crave liquor.
Otherwise, they drink and forget what they have decreed and change the standard of justice for all oppressed people.
Give liquor to a person who is dying and wine to one who feels resentful.
Such a person drinks and forgets his poverty and does not remember his trouble anymore.
"Speak out for the one who cannot speak, for the rights of those who are doomed.
Speak out, judge fairly, and defend the rights of oppressed and needy people."
"Who can find a wife with a strong character? She is worth far more than jewels.
Her husband trusts her with [all] his heart, and he does not lack anything good.
She helps him and never harms him all the days of her life.
"She seeks out wool and linen [with care] and works with willing hands.