Proverbs on Listening

(Prov. 18:2) A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.

(Prov. 18:13) He who answers before listening—that is his folly and his shame.

(Prov. 20:5) The purposes of a man’s heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out.

(Prov. 29:20) Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him.