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.
19 Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
Listen to advice and accept discipline,
and at the end you will be counted among the wise.
The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.
Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others.
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes
and clever in their own sight.
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.”