10 Times Matilda Wormwood Taught Us Valuable Life Lessons Awesome advice from the smartest kid around! 1. You can choose your friends but you can't choose your family! 2. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. 3. Always cross the road safely. 4. Teachers can make... 5. Or break you! Recommended for you: 6. Reading allows you to escape in to wonderful worlds. 7. Tea solves any problem. 8. Always dress to impress. 9. MAke sure you take time out to chill with your favorite snacks. 10. Never cut corners while you're working! Do you have a super smart BFF like Matilda? Let us know in the comments.