The ransom of a man’s life is his wealth, but a poor man hears no threat.
The light of the righteous rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked will be put out.
By insolence comes nothing but strife, but with those who take advice is wisdom.
Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
Whoever despises the word brings destruction on himself, but he who reveres the commandment will be rewarded.
The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.