Proverbs 17:27-28 He who restrains his words has knowledge, And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding. 28 Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue.

Posted: December 18, 2020 in Proverbs 17, Proverbs 17:27-28, Seeking Wisdom, Wisdom, Wisdom for the Soul
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This proverb highlights several benefits of keeping quiet: (1) It is the best policy if you have nothing worthwhile to say: (2) It allows you the opportunity to listen and learn; (3) It gives you something in common with those who are wiser.  Make sure to pause to think and to listen so that when you do speak, you will have something important to say. 

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