9 Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. 11 Likewise, two people lying close together can keep each other warm. But how can one be warm alone?
1 A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare.
18 A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them.
11 Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.
8 Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.
23 Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!
4 Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.