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05-05-2009, 06:23 AM

Proverbs 10: 1
A wise son makes his father proud of him; a foolish one brings his mother grief.
Proverbs 11: 29
The man who brings trouble on his family will have nothing in the end.
Proverbs 11:14
Your reward depends on what you say and do; you will get what you deserve.
Proverbs 11:18
Thoughtless words can wound as deeply as any sword, but wisely spoken ones can heal.
Proverbs 14:8
Why is a clever person wise? Because he knows what to do. Why is a stupid person foolish? Because he only thinks he knows.
Proverbs 14:17
People with a hot temper do foolish things; wise people remain calm.
If you stay calm, you are wise but if you have a hot temper, you only show how foolish you are.
Proverbs 15: 16 + 17
16 Better to be poor and fear Jehovah than to be rich and in trouble.
17 Better to eat vegetables with people who you love than to eat the finest meat were there is hate.
Proverbs 16: 18
Pride leads to a destruction and arrogance to downfall.
Better to eat a dry crust of bread with peace of mind than to have a banquet in a house full of trouble.
If you repay good with evil, you will never get evil out of your house.
Proverbs 17:25
A foolish son brings grief to his father and bitter regrets to his mother.
Proverbs 18: 20, 21
You will have to live with the consequences of everything you say. What you say can preserve life or destroy it; so you must accept the consequences of your words.
Proverbs 19: 26
Only a shameful disgraceful person would ill treat his father or turn his mother away from his home.
Proverbs 20:1
Drinking too much makes you loud and foolish. It is stupid to get drunk.
Proverbs 20: 20
If you curse your parents your life will go out like a lamp that goes out in the dark.
Proverbs 21: 17
Indulging in luxuries, wine, and rich food will never make you wealthy.
Proverbs 22:3
Sensible people will see trouble coming and avoid it, but an unthinking person will walk right into it and regret it later.

Proverbs 22:10
Get rid of a conceited person and there will be no more arguments, quarrelling, or calling of names.
Proverbs 23: 16
Listen to your father; without him you would not exist. When your mother is old show her your appreciation.
Proverbs 23: 29 - 30
Show me someone who drinks too much, who has to try out every new drink, and I will show you someone miserable and sorry for himself, always causing trouble complaining His eyes are bloodshot, and he has bruises that could have been avoided.
Proverbs 25:14
People who promise things they never give are like clouds and wind that bring no rain
Proverbs 28: 24
Anyone who thinks it is not wrong to steal from his parents is no better than a common thief