Information is not knowledge, and knowledge is not wisdom. Reading - even browsing - an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. Patience is a virtue, gluttony a sin.
There are three characteristics of wisdom: knowledge, experience and patience.
Guidance is not attained except with knowledge and correct direction is not attained except with patience.
The meditative mind sees disagreeable or agreeable things with equanimity, patience, and good-will. Transcendent knowledge is seeing reality in utter simplicity. (146)
Remember that the secret of all learning is patience and that curiosity is not the same thing as a thirst for knowledge.
Faults in English prose derive not so much from lack of knowledge, intelligence or art as from lack of thought, patience or goodwill.
Patience, piety, and salutary knowledge spring up and ripen under the harrow of affliction; before there is wine or oil, the grape must be trodden and the oil pressed.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.