Talking too much, even positive speech, can get one into trouble. The capacity to speak is much greater than the capacity to think through the consequences and logic of what we say. Differences between men’s and women’s relationship to speech. Importance of writing seforim.
Citations: In addition to the commentary of the Biur HaGra on Mishlei, this shiur references Sefer Rabbeinu Yonah on Mishlei 10:19, Rav Mattisyah HaYitzhari on Avos, 1st chapter, Rambam Peirush HaMishnayos, Avos, 1st chapter, Yalkut Shimoni BeHa’alos’cha, 737th remez, and Sefer Pri Megadim Hakdamah.Download Audio File Download PDF