Without wise leadership, a nation falls; there is safety in having many advisers.
There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt.
A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
Your kindness will reward you, but your cruelty will destroy you.
Evil people get rich for the moment, but the reward of the godly will last.
Godly people find life; evil people find death.
The LORD detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity.
Evil people will surely be punished, but the children of the godly will go free.
A beautiful woman who lacks discretion is like a gold ring in a pig’s snout.
The godly can look forward to a reward, while the wicked can expect only judgment.
Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.