19 Awesome Quotes from the Book of Proverbs


King Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, wrote many wise sayings and instructions for living – we call this collection the Book of Proverbs in the Bible. Anyone can gain understanding about life by reading and meditating on the verses in this book. In this post, I’ve collected some of the most well-known and meaningful verses from Proverbs, as well as some quotes by other Christians about this book of scripture.

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All the prayers in the Scripture you will find to be reasoning with God, not a multitude of words heaped together.
- Stephen Charnock
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Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute. Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.
- Proverbs 31:8-9
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Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.
- Proverbs 3:3-4
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A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.
- Proverbs 6:10-11
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For the simple are killed by their turning away, and the complacency of fools destroys them; but whoever listens to me will dwell secure and will be at ease, without dread of disaster.
- Proverbs 1:32-33
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Ponder the path of your feet; then all your ways will be sure. Do not swerve to the right or to the left; turn your foot away from evil.
- Proverbs 4:26-27
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A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame.
- Proverbs 10:4-5
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Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance,
- Proverbs 1:5
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In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim.
- John Owen
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When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
- Proverbs 29:2
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For a man’s ways are before the eyes of the LORD, and he ponders all his paths.
- Proverbs 5:21
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A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.
- Proverbs 11:17
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Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold.
- Proverbs 3:13-14
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For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;
- Proverbs 2:6
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God's Word is pure and sure, in spite of the devil, in spite of your fear, in spite of everything.
- R.A. Torrey
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A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.
- Proverbs 14:30
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Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
- Proverbs 22:6
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In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
- Proverbs 3:6
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The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.
- Proverbs 18:10
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Total Quotes Found: 19

I hope you have found wisdom, encouragement, and a deeper understanding of the Christian life from reading these quotes. Now go and live well!