“The simple believeth every word: but the prudent looketh well to his going.
A wise feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.” Proverbs 14:15-16 (KJB)
“The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.” Proverbs 13:14 (KJB)
“When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.” Proverbs 21:11 (KJB)
“A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.” Proverbs 15:12-14 (KJB)
“The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.” Proverbs 12:7-9 (KJB)
“Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.” Proverbs 14:1 (KJB)