Proverbs 12:18 New International Version (NIV)
18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords,
but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Proverbs 12:23 New International Version (NIV)
23 The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves,
but a fool’s heart blurts out folly.
Proverbs 15:7 New International Version (NIV)
7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge,
but the hearts of fools are not upright.
Proverbs 15:21 New International Version (NIV)
21 Folly brings joy to one who has no sense,
but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.
Proverbs 18:2 New International Version (NIV)
2 Fools find no pleasure in understanding
but delight in airing their own opinions.
Proverbs 20:3 New International Version (NIV)
3 It is to one’s honor to avoid strife,
but every fool is quick to quarrel.
Proverbs 25:11-12 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver
Is a word spoken in right circumstances.
12 Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold
Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.