The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.. Proverbs 1:7a When a man becomes a committed to God, he sooner or later sees the falsity, the illusions, and the limitations of the humanist geocentric way of thinking. J.B. Phillips 1906-82, English Bible scholar, translator, author, clergyman

Fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7b Proud of their own wisdom, fools will not learn. Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92

Hear, my son, your father's instruction And do not forsake your mother's teaching . they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck. Proverbs 1:8-9 Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built. James C. Dobson, 1936–

Such are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it. Proverbs 1:19 Silently and imperceptibly, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become. Brooke Foss Westcott, 1825-1901, British bishop, biblical scholar, theologian

How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? Proverbs 1:22a Everything seems to proceed of its own accord, and this can all too easily tempt us to relax and let things take their course without troubling over details. I Ching, 1000–750 BC Chinese Classic manual