How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!
He that laboreth, laboreth for himself, for his mouth craveth it of him.
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof.
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Boast not thyself of tomorrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
The wicked flee when no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
The wicked walk on every side when the vilest men are exalted.
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased, for when he dieth he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.
As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man, so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them.
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?