Proverbs 13:16-18 Living Bible (TLB)
16 A wise man thinks ahead; a fool doesn’t and even brags about it!
17 An unreliable messenger can cause a lot of trouble. Reliable communication permits progress.
18 If you refuse criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept criticism, you are on the road to fame.
Proverbs 13:16-18 New International Version (NIV)
16 All who are prudent act with[a] knowledge,
17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble,
18 Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame,