Pro 29:8 Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
Pro 29:9 If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
Pro 29:10 The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
Pro 29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Pro 29:12 If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
Pro 29:13 The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.
Pro 29:14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
The first few verses here address contention which we’ve been talking about some. It isn’t productive and is not wise. A fool shares all his thoughts, not a smart man.