Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; But he that refraineth his lips doeth wisely.
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer; But the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
Ye know this , my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
For in many things we all stumble. If any stumbleth not in word, the same is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body also.
An excellent spirit
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; And he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh a city.
The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace for them that make peace.
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue Keepeth his soul from troubles.