Proverbs 15:1, NIV: A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Psalm 84:11, NIV: For the LORD God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The LORD will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right. O LORD of Heaven’s Armies, what joy for those who trust in you.
Ecclesiastes 10:4, NIV: If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great errors to rest.
Psalm 84:5-7, NLT: What joy for those whose strength comes from the LORD, who have set their minds on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. When they walk through the Valley of Weeping, it will become a place of refreshing springs. The autumn rains will clothe it with blessings. They will continue to grow stronger, and each of them will appear before God in Jerusalem.
Proverbs 25:15, NLT: Patience can persuade a prince, and soft speech can break bones.