The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who wins people is wise.
A wise man's heart tends toward his right, but a fool's heart tends toward his left.
Then they said, "Come, let's make up a plot against Jeremiah. After all, the priest's instruction, the wise man's counsel, and the prophet's message won't be destroyed. So let's verbally attack him. Pay no attention to anything he says!"
Every wise woman builds up her household, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.
Now there was found within it a poor, but wise man. He delivered the city by his wisdom, but not one person remembered that poor man.
Whoever harvests during summer acts wisely, but the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.
For the wise person thinks carefully when in mourning, but fools focus their thoughts on pleasure.
The Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful and careful servant manager whom his master will put in charge of giving all his other servants their share of food at the right time?