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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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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

I remember a story I once heard about a famous painter. He’d been in the business of making his art for a few decades, and had a number of his works hanging on the walls of his house. A guest … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #267: The Present

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” – Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda An appropriate quote for the turning of years, and of decades, no? 🙂 At … Continue reading

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