Fools’ words get them into constant quarrels; they are asking for a beating.
The mouths of fools are their ruin; they trap themselves with their lips.
Rumors are dainty morsels that sink deep into one’s heart.
A lazy person is as bad as someone who destroys things.
The name of the LORD is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe.
The rich think of their wealth as a strong defense; they imagine it to be a high wall of safety.
Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes honor.
Spouting off before listening to the facts is both shameful and foolish.
The human spirit can endure a sick body, but who can bear a crushed spirit?
Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge.
Giving a gift can open doors; it gives access to important people!