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10 Real Life Lessons We’ve Learnt From Cartoons
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Published: Sep 17, 2015

Cartoons have been a big part of our childhood because these cartoons have (consciously or unconsciously) shaped our lives. We may have not noticed these at the time but now when we look back at all those fun cartoons we used to watch, they actually had life lessons that we’ve come to realise now.

Here is a list of 10 cartoons that have taught us important life lessons:

1. Tom and Jerry

They fight, they bicker and they are out to get each other but when the time comes, they have a common enemy, they unite to battle it out.

Lesson: No matter how much you hate someone, if you put your differences aside, you can achieve anything you want. #Teamwork

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Source: Giphy

2. Power Puff Girls

These girls fight crime and put the bad guys in jail before their bed time.

Lesson: Women are capable of doing anything they want. #GirlPower

Source: powerpuffgirls.wikia.com
Source: powerpuffgirls.wikia.com

3. Samurai Jack

A samurai who was sent into the future and has been struggling to go back and protect his home. He doesn’t stop. He keeps on trying and faces the harshest of obstacles, even when he falls, he doesn’t give up.

Lesson: Never give up and whatever you do, give it your all. No matter how much it takes. #Resilience

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Source: talk.turtlerockstudios.com

4. Scooby Doo

A group of friends go out and solve mysteries about ghosts and monsters. They work together to finally catch the culprit.

Lesson: The real monsters are hidden inside you. #TooReal

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Source: Giphy

5. Popeye

Popeye the sailor has always been a popular cartoon character. He manages to save the day and always has his spinach to give him the strength to battle it out.

Lesson: Eat your greens, kids! #Healthy

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Source: sweetpotatosoul.com

6. Rugrats

Rugrats is a show about toddlers and the world through their eyes. How they perceive things and have fun along the way.

Lesson: Bullying is never nice. Angelica always got what she deserved at the end. #SayNoToBullying

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Source: Giphy

7. Courage the Cowardly Dog

This dog loves its owner a lot. He is named courage but he is scared very easily. Even through there are pretty scary things happening around his life, when it comes to protecting the ones he loves, Courage doesn’t back down.

Lesson: People who truly love you can and will do anything for you. Face your fears. #ThingsIDoForLove

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Source: gifsgallery.com

8. Ed, Edd and Eddy

They are three friends who come up with the craziest ideas and go on different adventures. They don’t fit in with the regular kids but sure do rock just by being themselves.

Lesson: It’s okay to be odd and different, there is a probability that there is someone out there as crazy as you. #BeYOU

Source: teen.com
Source: teen.com

9. Johnny Bravo

He is the most confident and handsome guy you’ve ever seen yet there is no girl who wants to be with him. He is a flirt who is also very self-absorbed and insensitive.

Lesson: No matter how good looking you are, if you are a douche, no one will like you. Ever. #OldButGold

Source: fuckyeahjohnnybravo.tumblr.com
Source: fuckyeahjohnnybravo.tumblr.com

10. Winnie The Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is a friendly bear who lives in a tree and often has fun times with his friends. Pooh is the best of friends and really content with his life. He is carefree and doesn’t think too much about petty things which is why he always content.

Lesson:  Cherish your friends and be happy with what you have. #BeHappy

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Source: Giphy

Have you learnt any lessons from cartoons? Let us know in the comments below.