Book of Proverbs
23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom. - Proverbs 10:23
29 He who brings trouble on his family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise. - Prov. 11:29
15 Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.
23 Smart people keep quiet about what they know, but stupid people advertise their ignorance. - Prov. 12:23
Proverbs by Topic!
|A Good Woman|
|Anger - Arguments|
|Blessings - Curses|
|Diligence - Lazy|
|Good - Evil|
|Health - Alcohol|
|Hope - Mercy|
|Humility - Pride|
|Judgment - Justice|
|Trials - Protection|
|Trust - Faithful|
|Truth - Lies|
|What God hates|
|Wisdom in general|
|Wise - Fools|
19 How good it is to get what you want! Stupid people refuse to turn away from evil. - Prov. 13
3 A fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them. - Proverbs 14
15 A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. 18 The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. - Prov. 14
24 Wise people are rewarded with wealth, but fools are known by their foolishness.
29 If you stay calm, you are wise, but if you have a hot temper, you only show how stupid you are.
33 Wisdom is in every thought of intelligent people; fools know nothing about wisdom.
2 When wise people speak, they make knowledge attractive, but stupid people spout nonsense.
21 Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course.
24 A discerning man keeps wisdom in view, but a fool's eyes wander to the ends of the earth.
Even fools may be thought wise and intelligent if they stay quiet
2 A fool does not care whether he understands a thing or not; all he wants to do is show how smart he is.
13 He who answers before listening - that is his folly and his shame.
1 It is better to be poor but honest than to be a lying fool.
1 Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, honor is not fitting for a fool.3 A whip for the horse, a halter for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools! 4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
26 He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is kept safe.
8 People with no regard for others can throw whole cities into turmoil. Those who are wise keep things calm.
21 Under three things the earth trembles, under four it cannot bear up: 22 a servant who becomes king, a fool who is full of food - Proverbs 30:21-22
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