Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Speaking recklessly is like the thrusts of a sword, but the words of the wise bring healing.
Speech that heals is like a life-giving tree, but a perverse tongue breaks the spirit.
The delight of kings is righteous counsel, and they love the one who speaks uprightly.
Like apples of gold in settings of silver, so is a word skillfully spoken.
The good person brings good things out of his good treasury, and the evil person brings evil things out of his evil treasury.
Receive my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.