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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This was a precious nugget of wisdom from the now-defunct column Lotus Pond.
Try to take a nugget of wisdom from each failure you encounter on your road to success.
Unless Redknapp can pluck some nugget of wisdom from his decades in the game to find a solution to their inconsistency, it will end in tears again.
At a panel discussion on emerging F&B trends in Dubai, David Thomas, CEO, GLC Investments gave a nugget of wisdom on the three key touchpoints of a restaurant's success - "Survive sustain and grow, that's what concepts need to understand" he said.
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Each chapter tale has a special nugget of wisdom leading to the inspiring resolution, full of mystic harmony and love.
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This is, in part, what makes the book as enticing as it is useful: Every tiny portion is a nugget of wisdom with a unique message while relating to entrepreneurialism as a whole.
The value of each nugget of wisdom depends on the interests of the reader, who should skim in places and read more closely in others.
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.
I believe our readers want the adventure and excitement of the hunt, but they also hope to discover just one nugget of wisdom that'll make them a better bowhunter.
But rather, the nugget of wisdom is quite likely the result of a convolution, a projection of the written words on your own mind and circumstances.
The actor bases his film decisions on a nugget of wisdom he picked up from the Godfather.