The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.
Whoever belittles his neighbour lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent.
Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory (or his wisdom) to overlook an offence.
“Whoever covers an offence seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.”
Do not say, “I will repay evil”; wait for the LORD, and he will deliver you.”
If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink, for you will heap burning coals on his head.
By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of the Lord one turns away from evil.