A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.
Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom?
Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.
A wicked man puts up a bold front, but an upright man gives thought to his ways.