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Sensible people always think before they act, but stupid people advertise their ignorance.
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The prudent man doth all things with counsel: but he that is a fool, layeth open his folly.
Proverbs 12:22,23 Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord: but they that deal faithfully, please him. . . .
Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly.
Proverbs 21:24 The proud and the arrogant is called ignorant, who in anger worketh pride.
Psalm 112:5 Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment:
Isaiah 52:13 Behold my servant shall understand, he shall be exalted, and extolled, and shall be exceeding high.
Matthew 10:16 Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves.
Romans 16:19 For your obedience is published in every place. I rejoice therefore in you. But I would have you to be wise in good and simple in evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20 Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.
Ephesians 5:17 Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God.
1 Samuel 25:10,11,17,25 But Nabal answering the servants of David, said: Who is David? and what is the son of Isai? servants are multiplied now days who flee from their masters. . . .
Ecclesiastes 10:3 Yea, and the fool when he walketh in the way, whereas he himself is a fool, esteemeth all men fools.
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ContextA Father's Discipline
…15Good instruction shall give grace: in the way of scorners is a deep pit. 16The prudent man doth all things with counsel: but he that is a fool, layeth open his folly.17The messenger of the wicked shall fall into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.…
A cautious man concealeth knowledge: and the heart of fools publisheth folly.
The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly.
A fool receiveth not the words of prudence: unless thou say those things which are in his heart.
Yea, and the fool when he walketh in the way, whereas he himself is a fool, esteemeth all men fools.
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