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The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern. Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger. If a wise man goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.

Date: 2010-10-10 11:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bdouville.livejournal.com
From the Book of Proverbs?

Date: 2010-10-11 05:41 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] legolastn.livejournal.com
Exactly right.

What actually was brought to mind initially was the nearby passage "Without vision, the people perish" for a somewhat unrelated reason, but in looking at the context I saw the association posted here.

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