19:11 A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.
12:16 A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.
10:12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.
17:09 He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
20:03 It is to a man’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.
17:14 Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
14:29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.
16:32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.
15:18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.
15:01 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger
28:13 He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.
14:09 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright.
11:27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.
25:21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
25:22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his heard, and the Lord will reward you.