And Jesus said to him, Thou shall love Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole mind.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show from his good behavior his works in mildness of wisdom.
Think on the things above, not the things on the earth.
Iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.
For in much wisdom is much grief, and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.
Therefore watch carefully how ye walk, not as unwise but as wise,
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ, even this crucified man.
Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gets understanding.
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to over think beyond what he ought to think, but to think so as to think soundly, as God has apportioned to each man a measure of faith.
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things made, both his eternal power and divinity, for them to be without excuse.
Therefore every man, whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will compare him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock.
Even a fool, when he holds his peace, is considered wise. When he shuts his lips, he is prudent.
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who regards reproof gets prudence.
A prudent man sees the evil, [and] hides himself. The simple pass on, [and] suffer for it.