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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'My parents always told me 'don't put all your eggs in one basket,'' shared the budding entrepreneur about the nugget of wisdom that has inspired his business.
That nugget of wisdom proved crucial to United's remarkable derby comeback last month - Pogba scoring two goals in 97 crazy seconds in the second half - and that influence will only continue now that Carrick has officially been appointed as a first-team coach.
Try to take a nugget of wisdom from each failure you encounter on your road to success.
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