He who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises Him.
A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge is easy to one who has understanding. Leave the presence of a fool, or you will not discern words of knowledge.
Fools mock at sin, but among the upright there is good will.
There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.
A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is arrogant and careless.
He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.