For the living know that they will die;
But the dead know nothing,
And they have no more reward,
For the memory of them is forgotten. Continue reading
Better not to vow than to vow and not pay. Continue reading
Two are better than one,
Because they have a good reward for their labor.
For if they fall, one will lift up his companion.
But woe to him who is alone when he falls,
For he has no one to help him up.
Again, if two lie down together, they will keep warm;
But how can one be warm alone?
Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him.
And a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Continue reading
Again, I saw that for all toil and every skillful work a man is envied by his neighbor.
This also is vanity and grasping for the wind. Continue reading
To everything there is a season,
A time for every purpose under heaven: Continue reading
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had done
And on the labor in which I had toiled;
And indeed all was vanity and grasping for the wind.
There was no profit under the sun. Continue reading
For in much wisdom is much grief,
And he who increases knowledge increases sorrow. Continue reading