Once again in this Proverb there are many verses that have to do with what we say. If you think about it, I guess most of the conflict in your life is probably because of something you said to someone or something they said to you.
11 A word spoken at the right time is like golden apples on a silver tray.
12 A wise correction to a receptive ear is like a gold ring or an ornament of gold.
13 To those who send him, a trustworthy messenger is like the coolness of snow on a harvest day; he refreshes the life of his masters.
14 The man who boasts about a gift that does not exist is like clouds and wind without rain.
15 A ruler can be persuaded through patience, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.