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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."

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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.

Yes, even that drafty old house.
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Yes, even that drafty old house.

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

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