But divide your investments among many places, for you do not know what risk might lie ahead. (Principle of diversification)
The way of the fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to counsel.
Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.
Know well the conditions of your flocks (stocks), and pay close attention to your herds (portfolio).
Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.
The earnings of the godly enhance their lives, but evil people squander their money on sin.
Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise. It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
Without consultation, plans are frustrated, but with many counselors they succeed.
The prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.
All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
Whoever is faithful with very little is also faithful with a lot, and whoever is dishonest with very little is dishonest with a lot.
Listen to counsel and accept discipline, that you may be wise the rest of your days.
There is a store of great value in the house of the wise, but it is wasted by the foolish man.
For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it . Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule hime, saying, This man began to build and was not able to finish.