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I saw among the inexperienced, I noticed among the youths, a young man lacking sense.
A fool’s way is right in his own eyes, but whoever listens to counsel is wise.
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger appeases contention.
A virtuous and worthy wife [earnest and strong in character] is a crowning joy to her husband, but she who makes him ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
So follow the way of good people, and keep to the paths of the righteous.
My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments; For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you.
He who asks the question is a fool for a minute; he who does not is a fool forever. -Chinese Proverb
Everyone is wise until he speaks. -Irish Proverb
One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade. -Chinese Proverb
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; Teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
The one who lives with integrity lives securely, but whoever perverts his ways will be found out.
Take heed: you do not find what you do not seek. -English Proverb
When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, educate people. -Chinese Proverb
The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it. – Chinese Proverb
The evil will bow down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
A smile will gain you ten more years of life. -Chinese Proverb
Put away from you a deceitful mouth, And put perverse lips far from you.
Dont set sail on someone elses star. -African Proverb
If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me. -Chinese Proverb
If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.
Never believe a crying woman and a smiling man. Both are extremely dangerous. – Russian Proverb
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
Like one who takes a dog by the ears Is he who passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him.
Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.
He who sows courtesy reaps friendship and he who plants kindness gathers love. – Proverb
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
A quarrelsome person starts fights as easily as hot embers light charcoal or fire lights wood.
One step at a time is good walking. -Chinese Proverb
Keep hold of instruction; do not let go; guard her, for she is your life.
Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little. -Chinese Proverb
Those who lead good people along an evil path will fall into their own trap, but the honest will inherit good things.
Courage is knowing what not to fear. -Plato
Paper can’t wrap up a fire. -Chinese Proverb
Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Idleness is the mother of all vices. -Russian Proverb
His own iniquities entrap the wicked man, And he is caught in the cords of his sin.
A fool’s lips bring strife, And his mouth calls for blows.
Little by little one walks far. – Peruvian Proverb
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. -English Proverb
If you practise with the small things, it strengthens your awareness.
If you think you have someone eating out of your hands, it is a good idea to count your fingers. -Nigerian Proverb
If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile. – Indian Proverb
There is something in the misfortune of our best friends which does not displease us. – French Proverb
Don’t say, “I’ll do to him what he did to me; I’ll repay the man for what he has done.”
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken. -Aristotle
A Jade stone is useless before it is processed; a man is good-for-nothing until he is educated. -Chinese Proverb
Better is little with the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord than great and rich treasure and trouble with it.
As a door swings back and forth on its hinges, so the lazy person turns over in bed.
Do not remove the ancient landmark, Nor enter the fields of the fatherless; For their Redeemer is mighty; He will plead their cause against you.
Listen closely, pay attention to the words of the wise, and apply your mind to my knowledge.
If you do not study hard when young you’ll end up bewailing your failures as you grow up. -Chinese Proverb
Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot. -Plato
Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.
What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul. – Jewish Proverb
There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it. -Chinese Proverb
Physician, heal thyself. – Hebrew Proverb
Hold a true friend with both hands. -Nigerian Proverb
He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous, Both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.
One never needs their humor as much a when they argue with a fool. -Chinese Proverb
When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice.But when the wicked are in power, they groan.
The tongue can paint what the eye can’t see. -Chinese Proverb
The one who pursues righteousness and faithful love will find life, righteousness, and honor.
We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. -Aristotle
Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
If you think the impossible, the incredible can come true.
Scoffers set a city afire [inflaming the minds of the people], but wise men turn away wrath.
There are those who speak rashly, like the piercing of a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble.
A man is not where he lives, but where he loves. -Latin Proverb
For whoever finds me finds life and draws forth and obtains favor from the Lord.
Keeping away from strife is an honor for a man, But any fool will quarrel.
Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the mind and healing to the body.
A half truth is a whole lie. – Yiddish Proverb
Let your Father and your Mother be glad and let her rejoice who gave birth to you. – Proverb