"Lessons Learned" as written by and Diane Warren....
There's some things that I regret
Some words I wish had gone unsaid
Some starts
That had some better endings
Been some bad times I've been through
Damage I cannot undo
Some things
I wish I could do all all over again
But it don't really matter
Life gets that much harder
It makes you that much stronger
Oh, some pages turned
Some bridges burned
But there were
Lessons learned

And every tear that had to fall from my eyes
Everyday I wonder how I get through the night
Every change life has thrown me
I'm thankful for every break in my heart
I'm grateful for every time
Some pages turned
Some bridges burned
But there were lessons learned

There's mistakes that I have made
Some chances I just threw away
Some roads
I never should've taken
Been some signs I didn't see
Hearts that I hurt needlessly
Some wounds
That I wish I had one more chance to mend
But it don't make no difference
The past can't be rewritten
You get the life you're given
Oh, some pages turned
Some bridges burned
But there were
Lessons learned

And every tear that had to fall from my eyes
Everyday I wonder how I get through the night
Every change life has thrown me
I'm thankful for every break in my heart
I'm grateful for every time
Some pages turned
Some bridges burned
But there were lessons learned

And all the things that break you
All the things that make you strong
You can't change the past
'Cause it's gone
And nothing's gotta go
Because they are gone
Lessons learned

And every tear that had to fall from my eyes
Everyday I wonder how I get through the night
Every change life has thrown me
I'm thankful for every break in my heart
I'm grateful for every time
Some pages turned
Some bridges burned
But there were lessons learned

Oh, some pages turned
Some bridges burned
But there were lessons learned
Lessons learned


Lyrics submitted by brian

"Lessons Learned" as written by Dan Fogelberg

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Realsongs

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    General Commentsome of the lyrics are wrong, you might want to edit that.

    but anyways, i live by this song haha, it's so true.
    i LOVE carrie underwood!
    _headoverheelson March 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's about how life's lessons make you a stronger person. It's a really good song.
    get_togetheron January 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits talking about how all lifes experiences bring with them lessons... they make you stronger and prepare you for things to come... you learn from the past and use those lessons to better yourself in the future... wonderful song...
    lilcutie8806on September 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLearn from your mistakes, and do not live life in regret. Everything happens for a reason. Learn to accept the experiences you encounter, and learn from your life.
    NavyKittenon December 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYea Def Tru all above. Its an amazing song...
    sexi_back828on January 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song means that even though it hurt through life of whatever that has happened. It either was all worth it, or now you know not to do this, or not to that and all.
    lapadfeyson April 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt means to accept the challenges that come along with life. When one door closes, keep walking until you find the window. Never give up on your dreams, and always believe in them because at the end of the day, all that matters is that you believed.
    philiascorpioon October 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is basically the song of my life. basically, anyone can relate. we've all been hurt, we've all hurt others, we have all made bad choices, we have all done stupid things, and we have all burned bridges. this song is basically saying to accept these challenges, and learn from them. and that these are the parts of life that make you. truest song ever, this should be one of her more popular songs, its just so relatable.
    Lilacsweetieon January 05, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti really love this song. this has significant meaning to me. recently, my boyfriend whom i was madly in love and i went Im getting over it and ive realized that life goes on and the things that hurt you make you stronger,
    KSx3swimmeron May 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI've been listening to this song a lot lately. I had a friend that I fought with who totally won't forgive me and asked me to leave her alone when I reached out to her. The message of this song for me in relation to it is that it's too late for that friendship and that all I can do is love her despite herself, but move on, and make the most of it by thinking before I act or speak next time...
    usaguyon October 01, 2010   Link

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