The True Wealth
Happy is the man who finds wisdom,
and the man who gets understanding,
for the gain from it is better than gain from silver
and its profit better than gold.
She is more precious than jewels,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.
Long life is in her right hand;
in her left hand are riches and honor.
Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
and all her paths are peace.
She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her;
those who hold her fast are called happy.
Finding wisdom is sort of like looking for mushrooms.
Sometimes, you really have to search for it.
It’s just elusive, hidden.
Then the next day you turn around and it’s hitting you right in the face.
Wisdom comes from experience
and your willingness to watch for,
and learn from, the lessons while going