Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #366: Cherish it All

“There’s not a thing I don’t cherish.” – Cloud Strife, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Hailing from one of the most popular installments of one of the most famous and long-running video game franchises, Cloud Strife is absolutely one of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #365: Standing on the Line

“Captain Montgomery once said to me that for us, there is no victory. There are only battles. And in the end, the best you can hope for is to find a place to make your stand. And if you’re very … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #364: Follow and Lead

“I don’t know if I can lead. But the real question is, can you follow?” – Faith Lehane, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 7, Episode 19, “Empty Places” This comes near the end of this classic series. Throughout the entirety … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #363: Normal Bravery

“Bravery isn’t special. But that means everybody has it.” – Maka Albarn, Soul Eater Episode 51, “The Word is Bravery” Over the course of the anime Soul Eater, there is a great deal of conflict. There are battles fought between … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #362: Human Worth

“I was running from them, from any of them who might turn out to be a decent person, who might turn out to be just as special as the people I loved. Who might deserve to live just as much … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #361: Valuable Work

“Sailing a boat cannot be hard.” “If it wasn’t hard, then why would sailors exist? Why would ships need crews?” – Isaac & the Captain, Castlevania Season 3, Episode 2, “The Reparation of My Heart” The complete context of this … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #360: Cruelty and Kindness

“The human race is poisonous and corrupt and should be wiped off the world.” “And yet yesterday, a man gave you a gift and made a joke. But all you really remember is the port authority trying to run you … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #359: Opposing Evil

“For evil bastards to win power, all ordinary people have to do is stand aside and keep quiet. There’s always a choice.” – Trevor Belmont, Castlevania Season 1, Episode 2, “Necropolis” A much wiser and more refined person put it … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #358: Painful Matters

“My suffering is different from yours, and maybe it is less, but it is mine, and I will not listen to you belittle it.” – Princess Zahrah, “the Little Rose,” Spindle, by E.K. Johnston When Zahrah says this, she is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #357: Class Between Classes

“Such idleness, mingled with such insipidity! I should far rather face a volley of rifle-fire than endure many more nights of like company.” – Captain Elizabeth Bennet, Dragons and Decorum from Golden Age and Other Stories, by Naomi Novik To … Continue reading

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