Put away from you
Put away from you a deceitful mouth And put devious speech far from you.
Put away from you a deceitful mouth, And put perverse lips far from you.
Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me.Give me neither poverty nor wealth; feed me with the food I need.
Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
The 4 verbal non-virtues are lying, divisiveness, harsh speech, and senseless speech.
Austerity of speech consists in speaking truthfully and beneficially and in avoiding speech that offends. One should also recite the Vedas regularly. (17.15)
A wicked person listens to deceitful lips; a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.
Boss: Tumne mujhe itni badi speech kyun likhkar di. Sab kitne bore ho gaye. Secretary: Sir speech to choti hi thi. Par galati se maine aapko 3 copies de di.