Knowledge speaks and wisdom listens.

The hierarchy of wisdom tree is like this.

Data < Information < Knowledge < Wisdom < Insight.

Information is raw fruit.

Knowledge is polished fruit.

Wisdom is like juice of knowledge.

Insight is the invisible fragrance of that juice.

Insight comes when your conscious mind stops giving answers and you get sixth sense for your wisdom. Insight is like a feeling, it doesn’t have to be decorated and protected by words.Another name for insight is ‘hunch’.

In dating terms

Data = To see

Information = Acquaintance

Knowledge = Friend

Wisdom = Love

Insight = Soulmate

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Hemant Pandey
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