“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.” – Proverbs 1:7

“A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.” – Proverbs 18:2

“The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.” – Proverbs 10:8

“Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.” – Proverbs 17:28

“A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is arrogant and careless.” – Proverbs 14:16

“Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him.” – Proverbs 26:4

“Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.” – Proverbs 28:26

“The wise will inherit honor, but fools get disgrace.” – Proverbs 3:35

“A wise man is full of strength, and a man of knowledge enhances his might.” – Proverbs 24:5

“The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious and adds persuasiveness to his lips.” – Proverbs 16:23

“A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.” – Proverbs 29:11

“A wise man listens to advice and gains knowledge; a fool only wants to air his own opinions.” – Proverbs 12:15 BEST SHORT POSITIVE QUOTES

“The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.” – Proverbs 12:15

“The words of a wise man’s mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him.” – Ecclesiastes 10:12

“Leave the presence of a fool, for there you do not meet words of knowledge.” – Proverbs 14:7

“A fool’s lips walk into a fight, and his mouth invites a beating.” – Proverbs 18:6

“The tongue of the wise brings healing, but the mouth of a fool brings ruin.” – Proverbs 12:18

“Like a dog that returns to his vomit is a fool who repeats his folly.” – Proverbs 26:11

“A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.” – Proverbs 10:1

“The wise lay up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool brings ruin near.” – Proverbs 10:14

“The wise person has his eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness.” – Ecclesiastes 2:14

“The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.'” – Psalm 14:1