"Out of the mouths of children and babies Thou hast ordained praise...." (Psalm 8:2)

"There is a way that seems right unto a person, but the end thereof are the ways of death." (Proverbs 13:25)

"There is a sinner that has good success in evil things, and there is a 'gain' that turns to loss." (Sirach 20:9)

"The way of the sinners may seem easy, but at the end thereof is the pit of hell." (Sirach 21:10)

"As I live, says the Master, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn you, turn you from your evil ways, for why will you die? When I say to the wicked, 'You shall surely die', if he turn from his sin, and do judgment and justice... and walk in the statutes of life without committing iniquity, he shall surely live, he shall not die." (Ezekiel 33:11, 14-15)

"Seek the Creator while He may be found, call upon Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto the Most High, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our Mighty Redeemer, for He will abundantly pardon." (Isaiah 55:6-7)