Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
The wise make proverbs, and fools repeat them.
All a Jew has to do is recite a few proverbs or anecdotes to consider himself an expert on 'Jewishness.'
A good-humored wife who appreciates most, if not all, of my humor - her price is far above rubies, as the book of Proverbs doesn't quite say.
Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life.
Proverbs are all very fine when there's nothing to worry you, but when you're in real trouble, they're not a bit of help.
The Word of God is so much broader than people are giving it credit for. Look at Proverbs, a book written on how to live.
Our heart oft times wakes when we sleep, and God can speak to that, either by words, by proverbs, by signs and similitudes, as well as if one was awake.