Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
A foolish man lets his trouble be openly seen, but a sharp man keeps shame secret.
The only effect of pride is fighting; but wisdom is with the quiet in spirit.
The wise man, fearing, keeps himself from evil; but the foolish man goes on in his pride, with no thought of danger.
A good-for-nothing man is a designer of evil, and in his lips there is a burning fire.
The start of fighting is like the letting out of water: so give up before it comes to blows.
It is an honour for a man to keep from fighting, but the foolish are ever at war.
A stone has great weight, and sand is crushing; but the wrath of the foolish is of greater weight than these.
In the mouth of the foolish man is a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will keep them safe.
A man of great wrath will have to take his punishment: for if you get him out of trouble you will have to do it again.
Do not be friends with a man who is given to wrath; do not go in the company of an angry man:
It is better to be living in an angle of the house-top, than with a bitter-tongued woman in a wide house.
If a wise man goes to law with a foolish man, he may be angry or laughing, but there will be no rest.
Do not take up a cause at law against a man for nothing, if he has done you no wrong.