It is not money that builds a house. It is wisdom

Money without wisdom is often wasted. Two individuals earning the same amount of money and with similar responsibilities will achieve differently depending on their values, priorities and wisdom. This proverb encourages individuals to seek wisdom more than they seek money.

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