Wise advice from BEHIND THE BENCH . . .
"Don't talk too much. Don't pop off. Don't talk after the game until you cool off." Coach Bear Bryant
And here are some words from SOLOMON'S BOOK OF PROVERBS* a book of practical wisdom with proven principles to help us live lives that please God . . .
Wise living gets rewarded with honor; stupid living gets the booby prize. (3:33)
Save your breath for the wise—they'll be wiser for it; tell good people what you know—they'll profit from it. (9:7)
The wise accumulate knowledge—a true treasure; know-it-alls talk too much—a sheer waste. (10:14)
Fools are headstrong and do what they like; wise people take advice. (12:15)
Rash language cuts and maims, but there is healing in the words of the wise. (12:18)
Grow a wise heart—you'll do yourself a favor; keep a clear head—you'll find a good life. (19:8)
Knowing what is right is like deep water in the heart; a wise person draws from the well within. (10:5)
It's better to be wise than strong; intelligence outranks muscle any day. (24:5a)
*Quotes are from THE MESSAGE version of Proverbs