A solid basis in fact is at the root of all
truth and a true man of wisdom has spent
many years of effort diligently gleaning
many gold nuggets of knowledge from
With all your getting, get wisdom.
Be willing to spend days or even weeks of
digging into the gold fields of knowledge
to discover a precious nugget of truth.
To be able to recognize real gold when he
sees it is a talent a good prospector definitely needs.
A prospector who can not recognize
real gold when he sees it will no doubt return
foolishly rejoicing with a bag full of worthless
It is not easy to find nuggets of pure gold.
A good prospector knows he much search long and
hard to find the precious nuggets of pure gold for which he seeks. Likewise,
a man of true wisdom must be willing to labor as long as it takes to
find the precious nuggets of pure truth that for which he seeks.