But if you bite and devour one another, take heed that you be not consumed one of another.
Only by pride comes strife: but with the well advised is wisdom.
I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.
Who imagine evil in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.
A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger quiets strife.
He who loves transgression loves strife: and he who exalts his gate seeks destruction.
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for blows.
As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.
Why do you show me iniquity, and cause me to behold trouble? for plundering and violence are before me: and there are those that raise up strife and contention.
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and angry woman.
The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a whole house.