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Ecclesiastes 7:21-22

21-22Don't eavesdrop on the conversation of others.

What if the gossip's about you and you'd rather not hear it?

You've done that a few times, haven't you—said things

Behind someone's back you wouldn't say to his face?

How to Interpret the Meaning of Life

23-25I tested everything in my search for wisdom. I set out to be wise, but it was beyond me, far beyond me, and deep—oh so deep! Does anyone ever find it? I concentrated with all my might, studying and exploring and seeking wisdom—the meaning of life. I also wanted to identify evil and stupidity, foolishness and craziness.