Book of Proverbs

The Book of Proverbs (in Hebrew: מִשְלֵי Mish'ley), commonly referred to simply as Proverbs, is a book of the Hebrew Bible. The original Hebrew title of the book of Proverbs is "Míshlê Shlomoh" ("Proverbs of Solomon").

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A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
A mirror reflects a man's face, but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses.
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
As a man thinketh, so is he
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he.
As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countance of his friend.
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned So he that goeth in to his neighbor's wife whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent.
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so.
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again...
Give me neither poverty nor riches.
He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly...
He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding.
Her children arise up, and call her blessed.
I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning.
If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat.
My son, give me thine heart...
Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight.
Truth stands the test of time; lies are soon exposed.
Where no counsel is, the people fall but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Wisdom is supreme therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt your embrace her and she will honor you.
Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting, get understanding.

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