This is a fragment of manuscript from the Dead Sea Scrolls, and part of a collection of fragments referred to as both 'The Secret of the Way Things Are' and 'A Sapiental Work.' I like this one kind of a lot.

Fragment 1
1Discipline and insight and wisdom I shall teach you. Now consider the ways of humanity and the activities of
2the human race. … a man. He enlarged his share in the knowledge of God's truth, and to the degree that man loathes
3everything evil, his judgment shall not be affected by what his ears hear and what his eyes see. So now
4mercy … of the forefathers, and consider the years of each generation, as God has shown to …

Translation by Edward Cook