Proverbs 31:26 When she speaks she has something worthwhile to say, and she always says it kindly.
Proverbs 25:11 The right word at the right time is like a custom-made piece of jewelry,
Proverbs 15:23 Congenial conversation - what a pleasure! The right word at the right time - beautiful!
Proverbs 11:13 A gadabout gossip can't be trusted with a secret, but someone of integrity won't violate a confidence.
Colossians 4:6 Be gracious in your speech. The goal is to bring out the best in others in a conversation, not put them down, not cut them out.
Proverbs 16:24 Gracious speech is like clover honey - good taste to the soul, quick energy for the body.
Proverbs 25:18 Anyone who tells lies against the neighbors in court or on the street is a loose cannon.
James 1:19(NIV) My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,
Proverbs 12:25(NIV) Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.
Proverbs 12:25 A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire.
Proverbs 16:28 Troublemakers start fights; gossips break up friendships.
Ephesians 4:25 What this adds up to, then, is this: no more lies, no more pretense. Tell your neighbor the truth. In Christ's body we're all connected to each other, after all. When you lie to others, you end up lying to yourself.
Ephesians 4:29(NIV) Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Ephesians 4:31(NIV) Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.