Is the advancement of overall knowledge and the application of that knowledge the key to being successful in life?

It seems the most successful people in life and in the world are those who have accumulated a huge variety and depth of knowledge on everything that involves day to day life and social interactions with others, and day to day striving of self improvement and improvement of more knowledge. Knowledge of how to... show more It seems the most successful people in life and in the world are those who have accumulated a huge variety and depth of knowledge on everything that involves day to day life and social interactions with others, and day to day striving of self improvement and improvement of more knowledge. Knowledge of how to properly treat and respect others, knowledge of how to be successful, knowledge of various topics to advance in ones career, knowledge of how to gain more knowledge, and the application of that knowledge over time since childhood? It seems most poor people and those who failed at life made poor decisions based on being ignorant or being stubborn to learn from their mistakes, or failed to gain sufficient knowledge or lacked the opportunity to gain the required knowledge needed to be successful. Basically it seems everything in life comes down to knowledge and experience and application of the knowledge gained. Knowledge is power
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