Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.
Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others.
The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.
A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit.
For the Lord gives wisdom,
and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
A man of many companions may come to ruin,
but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint;
but blessed is he who keeps the law.