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    15 Essential Lessons "It's A Wonderful Life" Taught Us

    "Every time you hear a bell ring, it means that some angel's just got his wings."

    1. Nobody who has friends is a failure.

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    Thanks, Clarence.

    2. Life is incredibly significant.

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    3. Don't compare yourself to others.

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    4. Sometimes, villainy prevails.

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    *Pushes Mr. Potter down stairs*

    5. It's best to hire outside of the family when it concerns your business ventures.

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    6. Learn to appreciate the small things in life.

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    Yes, even that drafty old house.

    7. It's OK to ask your parents for advice.

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    As Pa Bailey once said, "All you can take with you is that which you've given away."

    8. Learn how to give a great toast.

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    Be it at a wedding, housewarming party, or any special occasion, a good toast always shows the best side of anyone.

    9. In the event of any crisis, don't panic.

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    10. Be kind and generous.

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    11. One individual's character could make or break any relationship.

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    12. That special someone you've been looking for all your life could be right in front of you.

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    13. Marriage is never easy.

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    14. Life doesn't always go according to plan.

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    15. And always shoot for the moon.

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