Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

“Stories teach us how to live, and why.”
– The Storyteller
Arabian Nights

Sunday’s Wisdom #392: The Right to Be an Ass

“You can’t take away people’s right to be assholes.” – Simon Phoenix, Demolition Man Demolition Man is one of those sci-fi action films that examines the human condition and summarizes with beautiful simplicity the struggle between chaos and order, freedom … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #391: Save the World Together

“If we work together, we can save this world!” – Lana, Hyrule Warriors In the game of Hyrule Warriors, this is really just a throwaway line. You know, the sort of things that they just have the characters randomly say that shows … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #390: Undeniable Love

“No matter how brief a child’s life, the love of the parents is a power that should not be denied. And know this… it is immune to imperfection.” – Karsa Orlong, House of Chains Malazan Book of the Fallen, by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #389: To Know is to See

“Knowledge only makes the eyes see what was there all along.” – Cotillion, House of Chains The Malazan Book of the Fallen, by Steven Erikson I recall a moment from my time at college. The discussion between students and teacher … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #388: The Peril of Success

“Success breeds contempt for those very qualities which purchased it.” – Onrack T’emlava, House of Chains Malazan Book of the Fallen, by Steven Erikson I usually go into lots of context with my quotes. This one, I am not even … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #387: Give Love Freely

“Compassion is priceless in the truest sense of the word. It must be given freely. In abundance.” – Itkovian Otanthalian, Memories of Ice Malazan Book of the Fallen, by Steven Erikson I was going to share this quote last week, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s #386: The Cycle of Hate

“Form an opinion, say it often enough and pretty soon everyone’s saying it right back at you, and then it becomes a conviction, fed by unreasoning anger and defended with weapons of fear. At which point, words become useless and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #385: Many Hands Are Needed

“Two people in a room can get more done than a hundred.” “Unless you need to move a piano.” – Prince T’Challa and King T’Chaka, Captain America: Civil War When T’Challa says this, he is speaking to Natasha Romanof, the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #384: We Are Not Better

“Hubris means deadly pride, Percy. Thinking you can do things better than anyone else… even the gods.” – Annabeth Chase, Sea of Monsters Percy Jackson and the Olympians, by Rick Riordan As much as I have and will absolutely continue to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #383: The Power of Choice

“Power just makes a person more of themselves, right?” – Major Lemar “Battlestar” Hoskins, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 4, “The Whole World is Watching” When Lemar says this, he’s talking to his best friend and … Continue reading

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