Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.
Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
The Lord lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.
For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.