The quotes share common themes such as positive themes, success, helping others; determination, persistence and initiative that are qualities, which are building blocks to success.
Being wise can help you dealing with challenging situations. Whether being professional front or personal one, being wise helps you to achieve things in an easier and more subtle way. Being wise helps, you tackle situations better and a way, which are acceptable to all.
"It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see." - Winston Churchill