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Sunday’s Wisdom #313: Veteran Bond

“Those who have journeyed far to fight in foreign lands know that the soldier’s greatest comfort is to have his friends close at hand. In the heat of battle, it ceases to be an idea for which we fight, or … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #312: Living is More Than Survival

“I don’t want to survive! I want to live!” – Captain B. McCrea, WALL-E This is one of my most favorite quotes. Disney’s Wall-E depicts a humanity that would be the envy of many. No one has to work, to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #304: A Strong Hope

“Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on.” -Nick Fury, The Avengers One of Nick Fury’s more famous lines ever, it’s a reply to his subordinate, who is directing an evacuation … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #300: Good Worth Fighting For

“There’s some good in this world, Mister Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.” – Samwise Gamgee, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers One really wants these “milestone” quotes to be something special, ya know? And I don’t think … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #289: A Human Being

“I am not an animal! I am a human being!” – John Merrick, The Elephant Man I believe it was for an Intro to Film college course that I saw The Elephant Man. It tells the story of John Merrick, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #288: Remember the Fallen

“You may be lost, but you are not forgotten.” – Jack Durrance, The Four Feathers I suppose there are not many quotes better suited for Memorial Day weekend, when we remember the fallen soldiers, than one which is uttered by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #285: The Way Out

“The only way out is up.” – Tigress, Kung Fu Panda 2 At this exact moment in the movie, Tigress is referring to how she and her friends are being barraged from all sides by numbers and weapons far too … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #281: Keep Breathing

“I know what I have to do now: I’ve got to keep breathing, because tomorrow the sun will rise… who knows what the tide could bring?” – Chuck Noland, Cast Away I’m including the entire scene this quote comes from, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #280: The Choice of Happiness

“Now as the ladder of life has been strung, You might think a sweep’s on the bottom-most rung. Though I spends me time in the ashes and smoke, In this whole wide world, there’s no happier bloke!” – Bert, from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #275: Black and White

“You can’t stop Today, as it comes speedin’ down the track! Child, Yesterday is history, and it’s never comin’ back! ‘Cause Tomorrow is a brand new day, and it don’t know white from black!” – from “You Can’t Stop the … Continue reading

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