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A fool's tongue is his tragedy.
A man with a perverse tongue falls into calamity.
A person must never open his mouth to Satan.
[Guard your tongue!]
Death and life are in the power of one's tongue.
Hold your tongue as you would hold your money!
Honor and shame are in the power of the tongue.
If a horse with four legs can sometimes stumble,
how much more a man with only one tongue!
Rather a slip of the foot than a slip of the tongue.
The arrows of the tongue kill even from afar.
Whose heart is narrow has a broad tongue.
Accustom not your lips to use obscene speech!
Do you see a man hasty of speech?
There is more hope for a fool than for such.
Every bribery of speech is also forbidden.
The worst of mankind is
he whose power of speech exceeds his power of thought.
If you believe all gossip around you,
you will be left without one good friend.
The gossiper has no remedy but to ask for pardon from every one of whom he gossiped, and appease him.
Keep silent or speak wisely!
Keep your tongue from evil,
and your lips from speaking deceit!
The punishment of a liar is that, even when he speaks the truth, none believe him.
Who speaks slander is as one
that denies the principle of faith, the existence of God.
You can say the nastiest things about yourself without
He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A fool is his own informer.
I can retract what I did not say, but I cannot retract
what I already have said.
Only G-d can give us credit for the angry words we
did not speak.