He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.
Whoever winks the eye causes trouble, and a babbling fool will come to ruin.
On the lips of him who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks sense.
The wage of the righteous leads to life, the gain of the wicked to sin.
Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.
The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever utters slander is a fool.
When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; the heart of the wicked is of little worth.
The lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for lack of sense.
Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.
The fear of the Lord prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be short.
The hope of the righteous brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.
The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.