After reading the morning news and thinking back on debates, candidates, and other creatures of the media attention, for some reason, these quotes from Proverbs seemed to ring a bell . . . and not a gentle chime of a bell, either!
“The slothful hand hath wrought poverty; but the hand of the industrious getteth richer.”
“The mouth of the just is a vein of life; and the mouth of the wicked coverth iniquity.”
“As a tempest that passeth, so the wicked shall be no more: but the just is as an everlasting foundation.”
“The strength of the just is joy; but the hope of the wicked shall perish.”
“The lips of the just consider what is acceptable: and the mouth of the wicked uttereth perverse things.”