Psalm 111:10
Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true wisdom. All who obey his commandments will grow in wisdom.

The only way to become truly wise is to fear (revere) God. This same thought is expressed in Proverbs 1:7-9.To often we people want to skip this step.,thinking they can become wise by life experience and academic knowledge alone. But if we do not acknowledge God as the source of our wisdom, then our foundation for making wise decisions is shaky and we are prone to mistakes and foolish