Proverbs 1:5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels:
Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Proverbs 12:1 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge: but he that hates reproof is brutish.
Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
Psalm 119:34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep your law; yes, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
James 3:13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
Ecclesiastes 10:12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
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Proverbs 18:6,7 A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes...