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A.W. Pink : "The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom"
"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom" (Prov. 1:7). Happy the soul that has been awed by a view of God's majesty, that has had a vision of God's awful greatness, His ineffable holiness, His perfect righteousness, His irresistible power, His sovereign grace...
Beginning of wisdom in the Bible - a Christian perspective
In this verse we see that the beginning of wisdom only comes when we start to fear the LORD. Without that fear, we will never be wise.
"Fear of the Lord" in the Bible: Proverbs 1:7
How do we become wise? As in many other places in the Bible, here we are reminded that true wisdom has its roots not in lofty education or human intelligence, but in faithful service to (rendered "fear of") God.
Hard heart - a Christian perspective
The writer of proverbs states that those who have hard hearts against God will fall into trouble. We should always have a healthy fear of the LORD.