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.
The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but the hearts of fools have none.
The LORD detests the sacrifices of the wicked, but favors the prayers of those who do right.
The LORD detests the path of the wicked, but loves those who pursue righteousness.