An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends and against all sound judgment starts quarrels. (Prov. 18:1)
Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions. (Prov. 18:2)
The words of the mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream. (Prov. 18:4)
The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. (Prov. 18:10)
Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
To answer before listening - that is folly and shame.
The human spirit can endure in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear? (Prov. 18:12-14)
A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great. (Prov. 18:16)
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. (Prov. 18:21)
He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord. (Prov. 18:22)
One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Prov. 18:24)