Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.
A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.
A righteous man knows the rights of the poor; a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.
Any fool can start arguments; the honorable thing is to stay out of them.
The beginning of wisdom is this: get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight.
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.
Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.