If you love learning, you love the discipline that goes with it— how shortsighted to refuse correction!
A good person basks in the delight of God, and he wants nothing to do with devious schemers.
You can't find firm footing in a swamp, but life rooted in God stands firm.
A virtuous wife invigorates her husband, but a frigid woman is cancer in the bones.
The thinking of principled people makes for justice; the plots of degenerates corrupt.
The words of the wicked kill; the speech of the upright saves.
Wicked people fall to pieces—there's nothing to them; the homes of good people hold together.
A person who talks sense is honored; airheads are held in contempt.
Better to be ordinary and work for a living than act important and starve in the process.