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Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly (Proverbs 14:29, ESV). One who is quick to get angry is generally one who has taken little time to hear all the evidence that is available. There is little that is deliberate, but there is much that is reactionary. A reactionary person is of little benefit in leadership or counsel when judgments made are without the necessary information. On the other hand, the one who is slow to anger is likely to be slow to judge also. The reason for this, it should be, is because information is gathered in order to make an informed decision. This one has great influence with others.