A sensitive answer turns back wrath, but an offensive word stirs up anger.
The tongue of the wise enhances knowledge, but the mouth of a fool gushes with stupidity.
The LORD's eyes are everywhere, keeping watch on evil and good people.
Wholesome speech is a tree of life, but dishonest talk breaks the spirit.
A fool doesn't like a father's instruction, but those who heed correction are mature.
Great treasure is in the house of the righteous, but the gain of the wicked brings trouble.