A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.
The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness.
The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Keeping watch on the evil and the good.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life, But perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
A fool despises his father's instruction, But he who receives correction is prudent.
In the house of the righteous there is much treasure, But in the revenue of the wicked is trouble.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, But the heart of the fool does not do so.