life lesson

life lesson

n
something from which useful knowledge or principles can be learned
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"All life lessons are not learned at college," she thought.
Maya Angelou for giving her the best life lesson to date.
It is not only a life lesson about how war affects individuals and small groups, but also very much about the converse as well.
I believe that if a personal event offers a life lesson and can inform our art, then it needs to be passed on as a teaching.
Grenke presented a life lesson in how to fall and get up again in his multimedia Humpty-Dumpty, in which a woman fell repeatedly.
On the most important life lesson for his kids: Put God first in everything you do.
I took away a profound life lesson: When good people remain silent in the face of great evil, evil destroys.
Engaging for both children and adults, Out Of The Box And Into Yourself guides readers through hardships and fast-times while providing a "life lesson" greatly needed to be learned by all.
For the twenty-something crowd, The Fall of Rome serves as an enlightening life lesson.
The first life lesson that I learned is the most important.
Using her specific experiences to explain the general life lesson being addressed creates an authentic, conversational tone.