PROVERBS

PROVERBS 29:9
“If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet.”

Thus reads the English Standard translation of the Bible, Proverbs chapter 29 verse 9.  There are many translations of the Bible into English and you can read most or all of them for this verse here.  The words are different but the concept is the same  –  when a wise man debates a fool, the fool only rages and laughs at the wise man and there can be no resolution.
My mother had her own way of expressing it, “There is no sense in arguing with a drunk.”

PROVERBS 23:9
“Do not speak to a fool, for he will scorn the wisdom of your words.”

PROVERBS 29:8
“Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger”

PROVERBS 29:10
“Bloodthirsty men hate a man of integrity and seek to kill the upright.”

Perhaps you should read the whole chapter before election day.

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