Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the multitude of words there is no lack of rebellion, but he that refrains his lips is wise.
The heart of the righteous studies to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;
For we all offend in many things. If any man offends not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to govern the whole body with restraint.
An excellent spirit
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.
The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that rules among fools.
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace unto those that make peace.
Whosoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.