A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry.
Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.
Like the coolness of snow at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to those who send him; he refreshes the spirit of his masters.
A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.
Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched?
Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.