Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men that are in a city.
If the iron be blunt, and one do not whet the edge, then must he apply more strength; but wisdom is profitable to give success.
Wisdom is as good as an inheritance, and profitable to them that see the sun.
For wisdom is a defence as money is a defence; but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom maketh them that possess it to live.
How much better is it to get wisdom than fine gold, and the getting of intelligence to be preferred to silver!
so consider wisdom for thy soul; if thou hast found it, there shall be a result, and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
And I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as light excelleth darkness.
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters, and the fountain of wisdom is a gushing brook.
Wisdom is a fountain of life for him that hath it; but the instruction of fools is folly.
Better is a poor but wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth no more how to be admonished.
But the wisdom from above first is pure, then peaceful, gentle, yielding, full of mercy and good fruits, unquestioning, unfeigned.
He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.
Gold and glass cannot be compared to it, nor vessels of fine gold be its exchange.
Choice gold cannot be given for it, nor silver be weighed for its price.
It is not set in the balance with gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, and the sapphire.
The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.
Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
She is more precious than rubies; and all the things thou canst desire are not equal unto her.
for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.
Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.
Wisdom is better than weapons of war; but one sinner destroyeth much good.