Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
A fool's wrath is at once known: but a prudent man covers shame.
Only by pride comes strife: but with the well advised is wisdom.
A wise man fears, and departs from evil: but the fool rages, and is confident.
An ungodly man digs up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
The beginning of strife is like releasing water: therefore leave off contention, before a quarrel starts.
It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if you deliver him, yet you must do it again.
Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man you shall not go:
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a whole house.
If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether the foolish man rages or laughs, there is no rest.
Strive not with a man without cause, if he has done you no harm.