Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
Hopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing.
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. I always find Proverbs comforting, and I thought I’d share some of my personal favorites.
Where there is no revelation, People cast off restraint; But blessed is the one who heeds wisdom’s instructions.