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Sunday’s Wisdom #357: Class Between Classes

“Such idleness, mingled with such insipidity! I should far rather face a volley of rifle-fire than endure many more nights of like company.” – Captain Elizabeth Bennet, Dragons and Decorum from Golden Age and Other Stories, by Naomi Novik To … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #353: Know Your God

“He doesn’t want to know anything about his god… It would mean he staked it all on something and was wrong, and some people just don’t deal well with the thought that they tried and failed.” – Thom, An Inheritance of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #352: People Choose

“I guess we both need to remember that whatever’s happening in our heads, whatever it was that created us, we get to choose. That’s what makes us people, Syl.” – Kaladin Stormblessed, Rhythm of War The Stormlight Archive, by Brandon … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #351: Solve the Problem

“If we wait around for the powers that be to solve the problem, we’re all doomed.” – Stricken, Monster Hunter Bloodlines Monster Hunters series, by Larry Correia Stricken is one of those characters who everyone loves to hate and hates … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #348: Adversity, Blood, and Choice

“Whether or not you had parents, or a home, or any creature comforts, you had the blood of Zeus running through your veins. You could have done anything with your lives. Adversity is a tool. Push against it. Rise above … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #345: Make It Up

“Here’s what we’ve seen people make up: Skyscrapers. Countries. Cures. Ships that fly to the moon. It took a dream to make the first house. The first language. Made-up things make the world.” – The cloud shepherd, The Memory Thief … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #344: My Father’s Influence

“Daddies have more influence over their children than they’ll ever know.” – Julie Shackleford-Pitt, Monster Hunter Guardian Monster Hunters series, by Larry Correia When Julie says this, she is ruminating on how her own father influenced her, and how the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #343: Forgetting Responsibility

“Sometimes it’s easier to forget what we are responsible for and what we are supposed to do. Remembering means choosing.” – The Moon Goddess, The Memory Thief Thirteen Witches, by Jodi Lynn Anderson As this quote comes near the end … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #340: The Meaning of Friendship

“Friends don’t let friends ride towards dragons alone.” – Douglon, Siege of Shadows The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews Douglon is a dwarf and he is speaking quite literally in this instance. He made some unusual friends a few years … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #339: The Cost of Wrath

“Grand ideas of peace evaporate very quickly in the face of a chance to make your enemy pay.” – Killien, Pursuit of Shadows The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews This is one of those quotes which is given extra weight … Continue reading

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