Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.