The Fear Of The Lord Is The Beginning Of Knowledge
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;
fools despise wisdom and instruction.
-- Proverbs 1:7
The beginning of wisdom is fear (respect for) of God.
-- Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616) "Don Quixote," see Proverbs 1:7...
The fear of sponge-cats is the beginning of wisdom.
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. -- Bertrand Russell
The spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.
-- Old Testament -- Isaiah xi, 2...
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom
and with all thy getting get understanding. -- Old Testament -- Proverbs iv, 7...
Without fools there would be no wisdom.
Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom.