Words of Wisdom

Note: all quotes with just a book and verse number after are from Proverbs.

  • Open rebuke is better than secret love. 27:5
  • Give her the reward she has earned. 31:31
  • Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves. 31:8
  • The wise inherit honor but fools are put to shame. 4:35
  • Drink water from your own well. 5:15
  • Share your love only with your wife. 5:15
  • Anybody who rebukes a mocker with get a smart retort. 9:7
  • Riches do not endure forever. 27:24
  • Lazy people are soon poor. 10:4
  • Hard workers are soon rich. 10:4
  • Hatred stirs up quarrels but love covers all offenses. 10:12
  • He who gives to the poor will lack nothing. 28:27
  • To learn you must love discipline.  12:1
  • It is stupid to hate correction.  12:1
  • Do not boast about tomorrow, you do not know what the day may bring.  27:1
  • Hard work means prosperity.  12:11
  • Only fools idle away their time.  12:11
  • Honor is not fitting for a fool.  26:1
  • Fools think they need no advice.  12:15
  • The wise listen to others.  12:15
  • A fool is quick-tempered.  12:16
  • A wise person stays calm when insulted.  12:16
  • There is surly a future hope for you.  23:18
  • Do not wear yourself out to get rich.  23:4
  • We should love one another first. John 3:11
  • Peace be with you.  John 20:21
  • Bad company corrupts good character.  1 Corn 15:33
  • It is more blessed to give than to receive.  Act 23:5
  • A mans wisdom give him patience.  19:11
  • Truth stands the test of time, lies are soon exposed.  12:19
  • Listen to advice and accept instruction.  19:20
  • What a man desires is unfailing love.  19:22
  • Where your treasure is there will be your heart also.  Matt 6:21
  • Plans go wrong for lack of advice.  15:22
  • Many counselors bring success.  15:22
  • A cheerful heart is good medicine.  17:22
  • A friend loves at all times.  17:17
  • Be patient and persistent.  James 1:3
  • A cheerful look brings joy to the heart.  16:30
  • Two can accomplish more than twice as much as one.  Ecclesiastes 4:9
  • A heart at peace gives life to the body.  14:30
  • Envy rots the bones.  14:30
  • The simple will inherit fully.  14:18
  • Even in laughter, the heart may ache.  14:13
  • He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life.  29:24
  • The harms befall the righteous.  12:21
  • The sun rises and the sun sets.  Ecclesiastes 1:5
  • Whoever loves money never has enough.  Ecc 5:10
  • Two are better than one, then they have a good return.  Ecc 4:9
  • Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
  • The foolish think that wealth brings happiness.  Ecc 5:10
  • He who profits illicitly troubles his own house.  15:27
  • Follow the ways of your heart.  Ecc.  11:9
  • Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles.  13:11
  • Greed amounts to idolatry.  Colossians 3:5
  • A secret gift calms anger.  21:14
  • A secret bribe pacifies fury.  21:14
  • Those who love pleasure become poor.  21:17
  • Wine and luxury are not the way to riches.  21:17
  • If you keep your mouth shut, you will stay out of trouble.  21:23
  • Keep away from angry short-tempered people.  22:24
  • Don’t waste your breath on fools.  23:9
  • Blessed are those who are generous.  22:9
  • Wisdom is too much for a fool.  24:7
  • Do not rejoice when your enemies fall into trouble.  24:17
  • Develop your business before building your house.  24:27
  • It is an honor to receive an honest reply.  24:26
  • Good news from far away is like cold water to the thirsty.  25:25
  • Never abandon a friend.  27:10
  • Iron sharpens iron, friends sharpen friends.  27:17
  • Better to be poor and honest than rich and crooked.
  • A greedy person tries to get rich quick.  28:22
  • To flatter people is to lay a trap for their feet.  29:5
  • Fearing people is a dangerous trap.  29:25
  • Do everything possible on your part to live in peace with everybody.  Romans 12:18
  • We are not meant to remain as children.  Ephesians 4:14
  • Run from anything that gives you evil thoughts.  II Timothy 2:22
  • Stay close to anything that makes you want to do right.  II Timothy 2:22
  • Everything on earth has it’s own time and it’s own seasons.  Ecc 3:1
  • Don’t envy those who do wrong.  Psalms 37:1
  • Keep on growing in your knowledge and understanding.  Philippians 1:9
  • Whoever wants to be great must become a servant.  Mark 10:43
  • You can tell what they are by what they do.  Matthew 7:16
  • Three things will endure faith, hope, and love.  Corinthians 13:13
  • The greatest of all is love.  Corinthians 13:13
  • To reject the law is to praise the wicked.  28:4
  • To obey the law is to fight the wicked.  28:4
  • A lying tongue hates its victims.  26:28
  • A flattering tongue causes ruin.  26:28
  • Don’t praise yourself. Let others do it.  27:2
  • Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.  3:7
  • Wisdom will save you from evil people.  2:12
  • Happy is the person who finds wisdom and gains understanding.  3:13
  • Wisdom is more precious than rubies.  3:15
  • Wisdom is a tree of life to those who embrace her.  3:18
  • Above all else, guard your heart.  4:23
  • Avoid all perverse talk.  4:24
  • Stay far away from corrupt speech.  4:24
  • Lazy people are a pain to their employer.  10:26
  • Doing wrong is fun for a fool.  10:23
  • Wise conduct is pleasure to the wise.  10:23
  • Hard workers get rich.  4:10
  • Trust in your money and down you go.  11:28
  • Without wise leadership, a nation fails.  11:14
  • With many counselors, there is safety.  11:14
  • Evil words destroy one’s friends.  11:9
  • Patience produces character.  Romans 5:4
  • The hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbor.  Proverbs 11:9a
  • My past does not have to plague me.  1 Corinthians 6:9-11
  • I will reap whatever I sow.  Galatians 6:7-8
  • The pathway to true joy is to relinquish control.  Luke 1:38, 1 Peter 5:7
  • Personal holiness is more important than temporal happens.  Ephesians 5:26-27
  • My suffering will not last forever 2 Corinthians.  4:12-18
  • It is impossible to be godly without suffering.  2 Corinthians 4:17-18
  • Its not about me, its all about him.  Colossians: 1:16-18 revelations 4:11
  • Don’t speak impulsively.  13:3
  • Avoid speaking in haste.  29:20
  • Listen before answering.  18:13
  • Build up others instead on using unwholesome talk Ephesians.  4:29
  • Timing is as important as what you say.  15:23
  • Guard your tongue and avid calamity.  21:23
  • Be discerning. It may be wise to be silent.  17:28
  • Don’t gossip, it will destroy you.  18:8
  • Keep your tongue form evil and deceit.  1 Peter 3:10
  • If you don’t control your tongue, your religion is worthless.  James 1:26
  • Only fools say in their hearts, there is no God.  Psalm 14:1
  • Live in harmony with each other. Romans 12:16
  • Don’t try to act important. Romans 12:16
  • Enjoy the company of ordinary people. Romans 12:16
  • Don’t think you know it all. Romans 12:16
  • Today if you hear His voice, don’t harden your hearts. Psalm 95:7
  • A relaxed attitude lengthens life; jealousy rots it away. 14:30
  • People who despise advice will find themselves in trouble. Those who respect advice will succeed. 13:13
  • A pretentious, showy life is an empty life.  13:7
  • A lain and simple life is a full life.  13:7
  • As Iron sharpens I run.  One man sharpens another.  27:17
  • Choose a good reputation over great riches.
  • Being held on high esteem is better than having selves of Gold.  22:1
  • People appreciate frankness more than flattery.  28:23
  • It is not good for man to be alone. Genesis 2:18
  • Quote yourself with humility towards one another.  1Peter 5:5
  • Be sympathetic, kind, humble, gentle, patient.  Colossians 3:12
  • Never hold grudges.  Colossians 3:13
  • Clothe yourself with humility toward one another.  1 Peter 5:15
  • Gossip is spread by wicked people. 16:28
  • Look out for one another’s interests, not just your own.  Philippians 2:4
  • A gentle response defuses anger. 15:1
  • A sharp tongue kindles a temper fire.  15:1
  • Live in peace with everybody.  Romans 12:18
  • Work hard at living in peace with others 1 Peter 3:11
  • Troublemakers listen to troublemakers.  17:4
  • Let us love one another. 1 John 4:7
  • Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 1 John 4:11
  • And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Hebrews 10:24
  • Let us encourage one another. Hebrews 10:25
  • Encourage one another and build each other up. 1 Thessalonians 5:11
  • Always try to be kind to each other.  1 Thessalonians 5: 15
  • Encourage one another daily.  Hebrews 3:13
  • Teach and admonish one another with all wisdom. Colossians 3:16
  • Live in harmony with one another. Romans 12:16
  • Be patient, bearing with one another in love.  Ephesians 4:2
  • Agree with one another.  1 Corinthians 1:10
  • You also should wash one another’s feet. John 13:14
  • Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.  Romans 12:10
  • Consider others better than yourselves. Philippians 2:3
  • Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another.  Romans 14:13
  • Do not by eating destroy your brother for whom Christ died. Romans 14:15
  • Only what is helpful for building others. Ephesians 4:29
  • Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other.  Ephesians 4:31
  • Bear with each other.  Colossians 3:13
  • Forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another.  Colossians 3:13
  • Confess your sins to each other.   James 5:16
  • Pray for each other.  James 5:16
  • Love each other deeply. 1 Peter 4:8
  • Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.  1 Peter 4:9
  • Each one should use whatever gifts he has received to serve others. 1 Peter 4:10
  • We ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.      1 John 3:16
  • Continue to show deep love towards one another.   1 Peter 4:8
  • For love covers a multitude of sins.  1 Peter 4:8
  • So don’t worry about tomorrow.      Matthew 6:34
  • For tomorrow will bring its own worries.     Matthew 6:34
  • Today’s trouble is enough for today.      Matthew 6:34
  • A…person produces good deeds from a good heart.  Lk 6:45 NLT
  • A…person produces evil deeds from an evil heart.  Lk 6:45 NLT
  • In this world you will have trouble.  Jn 16:33 NIV
  • Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness.  1Jn 2:9 NIV
  • Take delight in honoring each other.  Ro 12:10 TLB
  • The righteous are as bold as a lion.  Proverbs 28:1 NIV
  • Be careful how you think.  Pr 4:23 TEV
  • Your life is shaped by your thoughts.  Pr 4:23 TEV
  • No weapon forged against you will prevail.  Isaiah 54:17 NIV
  • Be at peace with all men.  Romans 12:18 NASB
  • A spiritual gift is given to each of us.  1 Corinthians 12:7 NLT
  • You must give an account for every idle word you speak.  Mt 12:36 TLB
  • All that is secret will be made public.  Mt 10:26 NLT
  • Make the first move; make things right.  Matthew 5:25 TM
  • Don’t laugh when your enemy falls.  Pr 24:17 TM
  • Don’t crow over his collapse.  Pr 24:17 TM
  • Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial.  James 1:12 NIV
  • Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand.  Philippians 2:4 TM
  • Write the vision and make it plain. Habakkuk 2:2
  • It’s not good that man should be alone.  Ge 2:18
  • Where sin abounded, grace abounded much more.  Romans 5:20 NKJV
  • Fear of man is a dangerous trap.  Pr 29:25 TLB
  • Stop allowing yourselves to be … unsettled.  John 14:27 AMP
  • Do not spend time with those who think they are already good enough.  Lk 5:32 NLT
  • In everything set an example by doing what is good.  Titus 2:7 NIV
  • Give honor to marriage and remain faithful.  Hebrews 13:4 NLT
  • Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.  Hebrews 12:1 NIV
  • Think about the things that are good and worthy of praise.  Philippians 4:8 NCV
  • Things were created.  Colossians 1:16 NKJV
  • Wisdom makes one wise man more powerful than ten rulers.  Ecclesiastes 7:19 NIV
  • Avoid evil and walk straight ahead.  4:27 TEV
  • Under pressure, your faith is forced into the open.  James 1:3 TM
  • Do the hard work of getting along with each other.  James 3:18 TM
  • Live in harmony with each other.  Don’t try to act important.  Ro 12:16 NLT
  • Do not be interested only in your own life.  Php 23:4 NCV
  • Be interested in the lives of others.  Php 23:4 NCV
  • Your body is a temple.  1 Corinthians 6:19
  • Above all and before all, do this- get wisdom!  4:7 TM
  • Refuse to give up.  Neh 6:11
  • Be realistic. Neh 4:16
  • Successful people are finishers.  Neh 6:15
  • Get all the advice and instruction you can.  19:20 NLT
  • Wisdom is of more value than foolishness.  Eccesiastes 2:13 NLT
  • Just as light is better than darkness.  Eccesiastes 2:13 NLT
  • There is no fear in love.  1 John 4:18
  • Perfect love drives out fear. 1 John 4:18
  • The one who fears is not made of perfect love. 1 John 4:18
  • Don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen.  Matthew 6:34 TM
  • This one thing I do, Forgetting.  Philippians 3:13
  • He who regards reproof will be honored.  13:18 NAS
  • He who hates reproof is stupid.  12:1 NAS
  • The weaker I get, the stronger I become.  2 Corinthians 12:10 TM
  • Make no provision for the flesh.  Romans 13:14 NAS
  • Live generously and graciously toward others.  Matthew 5:48 TM
  • Don’t worry about anything.  Philippians 4:6 NLT
  • Build yourselves.  Jude 20 NCV
  • The truth will set you free.  John 8:32 NLT
  • Any one that refuses to work should not eat.
  • Settle down and get to work. 2 Thessalonians 3:12 NLT
  • Earn your own living.  2 Thessalonians 3:12 NLT
  • Get the facts at any price.  23:23 LB
  • Plan carefully and you will have plenty. 21:5 LB
  • The wise man saves for the future.  21:20a LB
  • Money that comes easily disappears quickly, but money that is gathered little by little will grow. 13:11 NCV
  • Give generously, for your gifts will return to you later. Eccl. 11:1 LB
  • Honor the lord by giving Him the first part of all your income and He will fill your barns… to overflow! 3:9-10 LB
  • Enjoy what we have.
  • Be content with what you have.  Hebrews 13:5 NIV
  • It is better to be satisfied with what you have.  Eccl. 6:9 GN
  • Happy are those whose greatest desire is to do what God requires; God will satisfy them fully! Matthew 5:6 GNT
  • Dear children, keep yourselves from idols. 1 John 5:21 NIV
  • Idolatry is the worst thing we can do before God. Leviticus 19:4
  • For I know the plans I have for you, to prosper and give you hope. Jeremiah 29:11
  • What does it profit a man to gain the whole world, but lose his soul? Matthew 16:26

4 Responses to Words of Wisdom

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  2. Ryan Moore says:

    Hello Dave-
    We met yesterday at the beginning of the Run for Boston. As I said, I love the show, wish I could see entire episodes, and I really appreciate your Words of Wisdom page. Great stuff.

    I wish you all the best.

    -Ryan

  3. It was a great group, I could not believe the support, thanks for watching the show

  4. Seyram Adickson Atsu says:

    Dear Dave,

    I am just looking for job and came across your site after putting in my application.
    I couldn’t leave this page which is loaded with words of great wisdom. I have decided to be reading it each morning while I share with friends.
    May God Bless you, increase you, turn his face towards you and be gracious to you now and forever, Amen.

    Seyram.

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