Daily Wisdom: Proverbs 17:14

Thursday, April 29, 2004

Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
— Proverbs 17:14

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Illustration of Proverbs 17:14 — Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.

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