Category Archives: Movies

Sunday’s Wisdom #356: What Predators Fear

“It’s not what you did, son, that angers me so. It’s who you did it to.” “Who? The f****** nobody?” “That ‘f****** nobody’… is John Wick.” – Viggo Tarasov & Iosef Tarasov, John Wick I have not actually seen this … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #355: What Life Is

“Life is pain, Highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” – Westley/The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Princess Bride The exact circumstances surrounding this quote are slightly complicated and, I think, actually a little distracting from the point it makes. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #350: Better Than Right

“You need to know, Willard, we’re good folks around here… With all the bother we’ve given you, it’s just the way we’ve been brought up. It’s us trying to do what we think is right.” – Waterman, The Fighting Preacher … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #349: Death and Judgment

“Many that live deserve death. Some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them, Frodo? Do not be too eager to deal out death and judgment. Even the very wise cannot see all ends.” – Gandalf, The Lord … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #347: What to Not Care About

“Don’t matter what you look like Don’t matter what you wear How many rings you got on your finger We don’t care, no, we don’t care!” – from “Dig a Little Deeper,” from The Princess and the Frog The story … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #346: Hang Together

“There’s no backing out now, for if we do not hang together, we shall most assuredly hang separately.” – Benjamin Frankling, 1776 Coming towards the end of this classic musical, Franklin is offering a darkly humorous remark on how they … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #338: I Will Always Need My Mom

“I need her to make me some cocoa and tell me that everything that is going badly in my life will sort itself.” – Kathleen Kelley, You’ve Got Mail It’s been awhile, but I seem to recall that Kathleen says … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #333: Greater Worth

“A jewel has brilliant fire, but it gives no warmth. Our hands are not so soft, but they can serve; our bodies not so white, but they are strong; our lips are not perfumed, but they speak the truth. Love … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #332: Rise Above the Hate

“Oh, I see, so the white man give you a couple a stripes, and suddenly you start hollerin’ and orderin’ everybody around, like you the massa himself! Nigger, you ain’t nothin’ but the white man’s dog!” “And what are you? … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #330: Eye to Eye

“If we listen to each other’s heart We’ll find we’re never too far apart And maybe love is the reason why For the first time ever we’re seeing it Eye to eye.” – from “Eye to Eye,” from A Goofy … Continue reading

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