11A soft answer turns away wrath, but 2a harsh word stirs up anger.
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but 3the mouths of fools pour out folly.
34The eyes of the LORD are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.
45A gentlea tongue is 6a tree of life, but 7perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
58A fool 9despises his father's instruction, but 10whoever heeds reproof is prudent.
In the house of the righteous there is much treasure, but trouble befalls the income of the wicked.
711The lips of the wise spread knowledge; 12not so the hearts of fools.b