For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases.
As charcoal is to hot embers and wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome person for kindling strife.
The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels; they go down into the inner parts of the body.
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