Proverbs - Wise Sayings from the Wisest Man Who Ever Lived


From the wisest man who ever lived

"Even a fool is thought to be wise if he keep silent. . . ." Proverbs 17:28).

"Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall." (Proverbs 16:18).

"Let the wise listen and add to their learning. . . ." (Proverbs 1:5).

"A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother." (Proverbs 10:1).

"He who refreshes others will himself be refreshed." (Proverbs 11:23).

"One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth." (Proverbs 13:7).

"Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief." (Proverbs 14:13).

"A gentle answer turns away wrath. . . ." (Proverbs 15:1).

"In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps." (Proverbs 16:9).

"A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction." (Proverbs 16:23).