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The tongue of the wise treats knowledge correctly, but the mouth of the fool spouts out folly.

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The eyes of the LORD are in every place, keeping watch on those who are evil and those who are good.

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A fool rejects his father's discipline, but whoever heeds reproof shows good sense.

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In the house of the righteous is abundant wealth, but the income of the wicked brings trouble.

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The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but not so the heart of fools.

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The LORD abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.

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The scorner does not love one who corrects him; he will not go to the wise.

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Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with abundant advisers they are established.

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