Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
He who despises instruction will pay the penalty, but the one who respects a command will be rewarded.
The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning one from the snares of death.
Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the faithless is difficult.
Every prudent man acts with knowledge, but a fool displays his folly.
A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a faithful envoy brings healing.
Poverty and shame come to him who ignores discipline, but whoever heeds correction is honored.
Desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but turning from evil is detestable to fools.
He who walks with the wise will become wise, but the companion of fools will be destroyed.
Disaster pursues sinners, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.
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