9 The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
Psalm 145:9 (KJV)
16 Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure with turmoil.
17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened ox with hatred.
18 A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict, but a man slow to anger calms strife.
19 A slacker’s way is like a thorny hedge, but the path of the upright is a highway.
20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 15:16-20 (HCSB)
21 Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.
22 Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
23 A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
24 The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
25 The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
Proverbs 15:21-25 (KJV)
26 The Lord detests the plans of an evil man, but pleasant words are pure.
27 The one who profits dishonestly troubles his household, but the one who hates bribes will live.
28 The mind of the righteous person thinks before answering, but the mouth of the wicked blurts out evil things.
29 The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the righteous.
30 Bright eyes cheer the heart; good news strengthens the bones.
31 One who listens to life-giving rebukes will be at home among the wise.
32 Anyone who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense.
33 The fear of the Lord is what wisdom teaches, and humility comes before honor.
Proverbs 15:26-33 (HCSB)
6 Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly, and the pride of sons is their fathers.
Proverbs 17:6 (HCSB)
18 Timothy, my son, I am giving you this instruction in keeping with the prophecies previously made about you, so that by them you may strongly engage in battle,
19 having faith and a good conscience. Some have rejected these and have suffered the shipwreck of their faith.
1 Timothy 1:18-19 (HCSB)