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1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1)

18. A wrathful man stirs up discord, but one slow to anger calms strife. (Proverbs 15:18)

30 Do not strive with a man without cause, if he has done you no harm. (3:30)

8 Do not correct a scoffer, lest he hate you; Rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. (9:8)

12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins. (10:12)

23 The desire of the righteous is only good, but the expectation of the wicked is wrath. (11:23)

10 By pride comes nothing but strife, but with the well-advised is wisdom. (13:10)

17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man of wicked intentions is hated. (14:17)

29 If you stay calm, you are wise, but if you have a hot temper, you only show how stupid you are. (14:29)

35 The king's favor is toward a wise servant, but his wrath is against him who causes shame. (14:35)

32. He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit is better than he who takes a city. (16:32)

World's Wit and Wisdom
Quarrels would not last long
if the fault were only on one side.
Francois Rochefoucauld, 1613 - 1680

There is no little enemy.
Benjamin Franklin, 1706 - 1790

17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man of wicked intentions is hated. (14:17)

29 If you stay calm, you are wise, but if you have a hot temper, you only show how stupid you are. (14:29)

35 The king's favor is toward a wise servant, but his wrath is against him who causes shame. (14:35)

32. He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit is better than he who takes a city. (16:32)

1 Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife. (17:1)

6 A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for blows. (18:6)

18 Casting lots causes contentions to cease, and keeps the mighty apart. 19 A brother offended is harder to win than a strong city, and contentions are like the bars of a castle (18:18 - 19)

19 If someone has a hot temper, let him take the consequences. If you get him out of trouble once, you will have to do it again. (Proverbs 19:19)

9 Better to dwell in a corner of a housetop, than in a house shared with a contentious woman. (21:9)

World's Wit and Wisdom
There are two sides to every question:
my side and the wrong side.
Oscar Levant, 1906 - 1972

In quarreling, the truth is always lost.
Publilius Syrus, 1st century B.C.

Man is a reasonable animal who
always loses his temper when he is
called upon to actin accordance
with the dictates of reason.
Oscar Wilde, 1854 - 1900

10 Cast out the scoffer, and contention will leave; Yes, strife and reproach will cease. (22:10)

24 Make no friendship with an angry man, and with a furious man do not go, 25 lest you learn his ways and set a snare for your soul. (22:25)

17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor's house, lest he become weary of you and hate you. (Proverbs 25:17)

23 The north wind brings forth rain, and a backbiting tongue an angry countenance. (25:23)

17 He who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own is like one who takes a dog by the ears. (26:17)

20 Where there is no wood, the fire goes out; and where there is no talebearer, strife ceases. 21 As charcoal is to burning coals, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindle strife. (26:20 - 21)

3 A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, but a fool's wrath is heavier than both of them. 4 Wrath is cruel and anger a torrent, but who is able to stand before jealousy? (27:3 - 4)

25 He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife, but he who trusts in the LORD will be prospered. (28:25)

8 Scoffers set a city aflame, but wise men turn away wrath. 9 If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether the fool rages or laughs, there is no peace. 10 The bloodthirsty hate the blameless, but the upright seek his well-being. (29:8 - 10)

22 An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression. (29:22)

8. He who sows iniquity shall reap vanity, and the rod of his anger shall fail. (Proverbs 22:8)

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