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Letter "R" » reproof
«He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.»
«A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.»
«Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.»
«Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; / But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: / I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh; / When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.»
«A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.»
«All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: / That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.»
«ADMONITION, n. Gentle reproof, as with a meat-axe. Friendly warning.Consigned by way of admonition, His soul forever to perdition. --Judibras»
«By continually scolding someone, they in time become accustomed to it and despise your reproof.»
Author: French Proverb
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«An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.»
«I will name you the degrees. The first, the Retort Courteous; the second, the Quip Modest; the third, the Reply Churlish; the fourth, the Reproof Valiant; the fifth, the Countercheck Quarrelsome; the sixth, the Lie with Circumstance; the seventh, the Lie Direct.»
Author: William Shakespeare