nugget of wisdom

nugget of wisdom

A particular or singular thing that someone has written or said which is especially wise, sagacious, or informative. Can also be used sarcastically to imply that what is said is banal, useless, or uninformative. My uncle loves to give advice, and he's never short of little nuggets of wisdom whenever we go to visit him. Thanks for that nugget of wisdom, Jeff. I'm sure sunbathing tips will really come in handy in Iceland!
See also: nugget, of, wisdom
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You're in search of a nugget of wisdom that will help you improve professionally and/ or personally, even though it's November.
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Adding to the gloom was another nugget of wisdom from Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England, who said that they had ripped up their economic forecasts of six weeks ago as things had deteriorated so much in Europe that it had made them invalid already.
The source of this particular nugget of wisdom was Sir Alex Ferguson - presumably in an interview with himself in the shaving mirror given that he has pretty much banned himself from talking to any of the media.
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Talk to them Alan," screamed a team mate, recalling a nugget of wisdom from the training exercise that stated when enveloped by a cloud of killer bees, arse lances primed and ready, try reasoning with them.