A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash.
For the despondent, every day brings trouble; for the happy heart, life is a continual feast.
Better to have little, with fear for the LORD, than to have great treasure and inner turmoil.
A bowl of vegetables with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate.
A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them.
A lazy person’s way is blocked with briers, but the path of the upright is an open highway.
Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother.
Foolishness brings joy to those with no sense; a sensible person stays on the right path.
Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success.
Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!
The path of life leads upward for the wise; they leave the grave behind.