A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.
Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.
For giving prudence to those who are simple, knowledge and discretion to the young.
There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him.
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
For receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair.