29 Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 14:29

Commentary on Proverbs 14:29

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A mild, patient man is one that learns of Christ, who is Wisdom itself. Unbridled passion is folly made known.

32 Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 16:32

Commentary on Proverbs 16:32

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To overcome our own passions, requires more steady management, than obtaining victory over an enemy.