Book of Proverbs; Solomon

Quote Topics Cited
A bribe is a precious stone in the eyes of him who gives it; wherever it turns, it prospers. Corruption
A soft answer turns away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger ;, .d. oratory;, .d. anger;, .d. debate;, A soft answer turns away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger Oratory, Discussion & Debate
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes. Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest
Discretion shall preserve you. Miscellaneous
Do not envy the oppressor, and choose none of his ways. Miscellaneous
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest
Fools despise wisdom and instruction. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the just, both of them are abomination … Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
He who loves wine … shall not be rich. Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
Hope deferred makes the heart sick. Miscellaneous
If your enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink Foreign Aid
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from quarrel; but every fool will quarrel Miscellaneous
Ponder the path of your feet, and let all your ways be firm. Leaders & Leadership
Put away from you a dissembling mouth.
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate you; rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. Oratory, Discussion & Debate
Sometimes ruin comes for lack of judgment. Management & Managing Government
The just man walks in his integrity Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender Poverty
Wealth makes many friends; but the poor is deserted by his neighbor. Poverty
Where there is no counsel, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety Leaders & Leadership
Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin? Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest
Whoever guards the fig tree shall eat its fruit. Defense & National Security
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is riotous; and whoever is deceived by it is not wise Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
Wisdom cries aloud in the street; she utters her voice in the squares. Democracies & Republics