Many go through life thinking if I only had a million dollars, I could do so many things. But in reality if you did not have the wisdom and understanding of what you have and what you should do with it. It matters not. You will waste, and do countless, thoughtless things. In the Bible you will find many a verse that places wisdom and understanding among the highest treasures you could be privied to. The value of wisdom, out weighs gold and silver.
By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established;
through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength; for waging war you need guidance, and for victory many advisers.
Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the assembly at the gate he has nothing to say.
Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.