Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

“Stories teach us how to live, and why.”
– The Storyteller
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Sunday’s Wisdom #418: Love, More Than Money

“I must say, Regina, now our son really is the richest boy in the world.” “He has friends.” – Richard & Regina Rich, Richie Rich This comes at the end of a movie which, from beginning to end, is about … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #417: Understanding and Hope

“How to stay afloat in this world and all of its gravity When every day the pull is grabbing me And it’s easy thinking, ‘Nobody here’s understanding me’ Maybe I’m not alone Maybe I’m not alone” – from “Gravity,” by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #416: Our Veterans’ Sacrifice

“When I return home, I will swallow every horrible thing I’ve done here. And I will smile when I’m with her. I swear on my life, I will make her happy.” – Maes Hughes, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA 4, “Yet … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #415: We Must Stop Moping

“I’d been feeling sorry for myself, which is about the most useless thing you can feel: it doesn’t do a damned thing for you. You don’t feel any better, you don’t get any better, and you’re too busy moping to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #414: Care vs Control

“It was his nature, man and beast, to take care of the people around him. When he was courting Mercy, he’d come to the reluctant understanding that taking control of her life – and and maybe especially for her own … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #413: It’s Worth the Burden

“To have memories of those you loved and lost is perhaps harder than to have no memories at all.” – Gabriel Van Helsing, Van Helsing When Van Helsing says this, he is in company of a woman who has lost … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #412: The Meaning of Hope

“Things don’t get better. Things get worse.” – Colonel Grigio, Warm Bodies The plot of Warm Bodies involves a zombie apocalypse, with humans fighting desperately to survive by killing all the zombies whilst the zombies are killing all the humans … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #411: A Humanity Worth Survival

“If you’ve got to kill all my friends to survive, maybe it’s time for a change.” – Marty Mikalski, Cabin in the Woods What this particularly means, in context of the movie, is that humanity does not deserve to survive … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #410: Simple Answers

“Is a slave a slave if he doesn’t know he’s enslaved?” “Yes.” “Oh, I was hoping for a philosophical debate. Is that all I’m going to get, ‘Yes?’” “Yes.” – The Editor & the Doctor, Doctor Who Series 1, Episode … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #409: Scientific Belief in the Unseen

“That which can’t be seen simply hasn’t been studied yet. Therefore, the most unscientific thing a person can do is refuse to believe in things they can’t see.” – Sougen, Bucchigire!/Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys! Season 1, Episode 11, “Rush! … Continue reading

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