Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. (Proverbs 19:1)
A man's own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the LORD. (Proverbs 19:3)
It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury - how much worse for a slave to rule over princes! (Proverbs 19:10)
Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools. (Proverbs 19:29)
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