Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #136: Virtue in Extremis

“Only in darkness are we revealed. Goodness is not goodness that seeks advantage. Good is good in the final hour, in the deepest pit, without hope, without witness, without reward. Virtue is only virtue in extremis.” – Nardole, quoting the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #135: A Father’s Job

“He saved you.” “Yeah, and you know what he got for that? Me whining about how much he embarrassed me. Me telling him that I hated him. But then he stopped, he turned around, he looked at me, and he … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #134: You Choose Who You Are

“Who you are is a choice. It always has been, it still is.” – Harvey Bullock, Gotham Season 3, Episode 22, “Heaveydirtysoul” For three seasons now, Gotham has been dealing with the question of who people are and the choices … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #133: There’s More to You

“They’re everything you say, but so much more.” – Diana, Wonder Woman Yes, I saw Wonder Woman. Review to follow shortly, but basically: I loved it! 🙂 There are a lot of really good quotes I could choose from, but … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #132: Having Nothing to Spare

“Sometimes we make the most out of our time when we have the least to spare.” – Henrietta Lang, NCIS: Los Angeles Season 8, Episode 11, “Tidings We Bring” Oh, too true. In this particular instance, Hetty has just used … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #131: Keep Going

“If you’re going through Hell, keep going.” – Ducky, aka Dr. Mallard, NCIS Season 14, Episode 13, “Keep Going” Three words: never give up. These are very good words, and most timely. Ducky says these words at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #130: Family Matters

“All those bad feelings, we wasted so much time being angry at each other, and I don’t know why I didn’t forgive her sooner.” “You loved your mama. Despite everything, you still love her. Why else would you be so … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #129: Words Hurt, Too

“I don’t know why I let him get to me. Sticks and stones, right?” “Words always hurt me way more than sticks or stones.” “Yeah. Me too.” – Penguin & Ivy, Gotham Season 3, Episode 16, “These Delicate and Dark … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #128: “Do I Have the Right?”

“Do I have the right? Simply touch one wire against the other, and that’s it. The Daleks simply cease to exist. Hundreds of millions of people, thousands of generations, can live without fear, in peace, and never even know the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #127: Heroism Born of Regret

“I sold their lies. Every day. Watched kids get taken out of my classroom. Because they were different. Because they asked questions.” “And it forced you into action.” – Phil Coulson & Jeffrey Mace, Agents of Shield Season 4, Episode … Continue reading

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