If you repay evil for good, evil will never leave your house.
Beginning a quarrel is like opening a floodgate, so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
The LORD despises those who acquit the guilty and condemn the innocent.
It is senseless to pay tuition to educate a fool who has no heart for wisdom.
A friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need.
It is poor judgment to co-sign a friend's note, to become responsible for a neighbor's debts.
Anyone who loves to quarrel loves sin; anyone who speaks boastfully invites disaster.
References for Proverbs 17:19
The crooked heart will not prosper; the twisted tongue tumbles into trouble.
It is painful to be the parent of a fool; there is no joy for the father of a rebel.
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength.
The wicked accept secret bribes to pervert justice.