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Patience and Self Control

Proverbs 14:
17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things,
and a crafty man is hated.

29 A patient man has great understanding,
but a quick-tempered man displays folly.

Proverbs 15:
1 A gentle answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.
18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension,
but a patient man calms a quarrel.

Proverbs 16:
32 Better is a patient man than a warrior,
a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.

Proverbs 19:
2 It is not good to have zeal without knowledge,
nor to be hasty and miss the way.

Proverbs 20:
3 It is to a man's honor to avoid strife,
but every fool is quick to quarrel.

Proverbs 25:
16 If you find honey, eat just enough —
too much of it, and you will vomit.

28 Like a city whose walls are broken down
is a man who lacks self-control.

Proverbs 27:
4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming,
but who can stand before jealousy?

Proverbs 29:
8 Mockers stir up a city,
but wise men turn away anger.

11 A fool gives full vent to his anger,
but a wise man keeps himself under control.
18 Where there is no revelation,
the people cast off restraint;
but blessed is he who keeps the law.

22 An angry man stirs up dissension,
and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.

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