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110 Examples of a Life Lesson

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A life lesson is something that you learn with life experience. It is also possible to learn from the life lessons of others. However, your own experiences tend to create deeper more visceral learning that may change you more. The following are illustrative examples of a life lesson.
Use your own thinking.
Live in the moment.
Shift your energy to what you can change.
Don’t be quick to judge.
Take calculated risks.
Embrace the mess.
Hardships can build character.
Life is short.
The past is gone.
Life is for the living.
Action over perfection.
Learn by doing.
There is enough for everyone.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Play the cards you're dealt.
Think on your feet.
Make the most of what you have.
Give and take.
Take responsibility.
Hard work pays off.
Change yourself before changing the world.
Everything can change in an instant.
Change is the only constant.
Time is irreversible
It only takes a moment to destroy a legacy.
You can’t please everyone.
Choose your battles.
Learn to laugh it off.
Let go of grudges.
Be open to criticism.
Don't seek validation from everyone.
Be yourself.
Take time to celebrate.
Be nice.
You can’t judge others without walking in their shoes.
Offer unconditional love.
Start small.
Listen to your body.
Prioritize safety.
Age is no excuse.
Age gracefully.
Don’t judge by appearances.
Adapt and overcome.
Life is a journey not a destination.
No pain, no gain.
Three steps forward, two steps back.
Progress involves ups and downs.
Consistency over perfection.
Youth is king.
Dare to dream.
Keep making mistakes.
Stay curious.
Adventure awaits.
Happiness is about perspective.
Happiness is a choice.
Appreciate the small things.
Embrace imperfection.
Seek style and beauty.
Live a cultured life.
Relationships matter.
Forgiveness is freedom.
Live in the present.
Learn to say no.
Learn to say yes.
No risk, no reward.
Elevate your standards.
Pursue happiness.
Face reality.
Denial doesn’t change reality.
Accept the unchangeable.
Owning mistakes builds respect.
Language shapes reality.
Work with purpose.
Comfort destroys creativity.
Small acts of kindness matter.
Failure is temporary.
Success is not final.
Failure is a teacher.
It's about others, not just you.
Humility requires greatness.
Go with the flow.
Inaction is action.
Nuance is important.
Better late than never.
Two wrongs don't make a right.
Don't cry over spilled milk.
Time waits for no one.
You can't win them all.
Easy come, easy go.
It's the thought that counts.
Ask for help if you need it.
It’s what you give not what you get.
Bravery is freedom.
The best revenge is living well.
Don't be controlled by your desires.
Treat others with respect.
Chaos breeds creativity.
There is meaning in silence.
Elegance is simplicity that beats complexity.
More is different.
Not my circus, not my monkeys.
Don’t forget to laugh.
To each, his own.
That’s life.
Live and let live.
Everything has an end.
Moments don’t repeat.
Cultivate an appreciation for things.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Your mistakes do not define you.
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