Guard your heart with all vigilance, for from it are the sources of life.
Prov. 4:23 (read whole chapter)
Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways - do not wander into her pathways;
Prov. 7:25 (read whole chapter)
You who are naive, discern wisdom! And you fools, understand discernment!
Prov. 8:5 (read whole chapter)
Anxiety in a person's heart weighs him down, but an encouraging word brings him joy.
Prov. 12:25 (read whole chapter)
The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but not so the heart of fools.
Prov. 15:7 (read whole chapter)
The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
All the days of the afflicted are bad, but one with a cheerful heart has a continual feast.
Prov. 15:14-15 (read whole chapter)
The heart of the righteous considers how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
Prov. 15:28 (read whole chapter)
The highway of the upright is to turn away from evil; the one who guards his way safeguards his life.
Prov. 16:17 (read whole chapter)
Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no intention of acquiring wisdom?
A friend loves at all times, and a relative is born to help in adversity.
The one who lacks wisdom strikes hands in pledge, and puts up financial security for his neighbor.
The one who loves a quarrel loves transgression; whoever builds his gate high seeks destruction.
The one who has a perverse heart does not find good, and the one who is deceitful in speech falls into trouble.
Whoever brings a fool into the world does so to his grief, and the father of a fool has no joy.
A cheerful heart brings good healing, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Prov. 17:16-22 (read whole chapter)
A person's spirit sustains him through sickness - but who can bear a crushed spirit?
Prov. 18:14 (read whole chapter)
A person's folly subverts his way, and his heart rages against the LORD.
Prov. 19:3 (read whole chapter)
There are many plans in a person's mind, but it is the counsel of the LORD which will stand.
Prov. 19:21 (read whole chapter)
Thorns and snares are in the path of the perverse, but the one who guards himself keeps far from them.
Prov. 22:5 (read whole chapter)
The one who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious - the king will be his friend.
Prov. 22:11 (read whole chapter)
Do not make friends with an angry person, and do not associate with a wrathful person,
lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.
Prov. 22:24-25 (read whole chapter)
Give me your heart, my son, and let your eyes observe my ways;
Prov. 23:26 (read whole chapter)
When he speaks graciously, do not believe him, for there are seven abominations within him.
Though his hatred may be concealed by deceit, his evil will be uncovered in the assembly.
Prov. 26:25-26 (read whole chapter)