Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?Solomon tells God that what he wants most is "wisdom and knowledge" in order to justly rule the people.
~ King James version ~
Don't put the cart before the horse.
~ possible Taoist alternative ~
Wisdom and knowledge without experience are hollow and useless. Knowledge and experience are the precursors of wisdom, though not everyone will develop wisdom from the two. It should be remembered that we often learn more from our missteps than anything else.
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