Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.
I remember reading a short book that was entirely based on the question: What does wisdom mean to you? People from every profession, every walk of life, and every possible background contributed their thoughts. All these people had been successful. The answers were diverse, but I realized they tended to have a few common denominators: experience, integrity, and knowledge.
I was relatively young when I read this book, and in fact I can’t remember the title of it. It was left on a table in the library at school so I just happened upon it. I understood the emphasis on knowledge, ...