Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #252: Accepting Truth

“The one certain thing in life is that no one can make the truth untrue simply because it hurts.” – Admiral Bernard Yanakov, Honor of the Queen, by David Weber Some quotes are just too good to pass up, ya … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #251: The Meaning of Tolerance

“This was a side of Grayson he’d never imagined, and he was ashamed. He’d condemned their parochialism and congratulated himself on his cosmopolitan tolerance, yet his view of them had been as two-dimensional as their view of him.” – from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #250: Unselfish Problem Solving

“Sometimes the best way to solve your own problems, is to help someone else.” – Iroh, The Legend of Korra Season 2, Episode 10, “A New Spiritual Age” Uncle Iroh, as most of us know him, was a very wise, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #249: Happiness Without Warning

“I’ve learned that happiness is something like unhappiness: it may strike any time, without warning.” – Elmer C. Albatross, Baccano! Episode 14, “Graham Specter’s Love and Peace” Elmer is a relatively minor character in this little masterpiece of an anime … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #248: Facing Our Problems

“All right. Fair or unfair didn’t really come into it just now. She had a problem. She could either screen the captain and tell her she couldn’t make her deadline (and that thought wasn’t attractive at all), or she could … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #247: Hakuna Matata People

“My friends are gone! …and, my hakuna matata went with them!” – Timon, The Lion King 1½ This side-story of the original animated classic The Lion King is an outrageously funny parody, but it still has some emotional weight to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #246: We Are Not Beyond Fixing

“You screwed up, sure, but almost nothing is f***** up beyond fixing. Certainly not you.” – Joel, Weregeek July 15, 2019 Words we all need to hear, every so often. For those who are unfamiliar with Weregeek, it’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #245: Weakness and Strength

“Is being weak really that bad?” – Sojiro Seta, Rurouni Kenshin Episode 56, “A Duel With an Extreme Moment” It seems like such a simple question, doesn’t it? These words aren’t even spoken aloud. They’re part of an inner discussion, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #244: Complacency Teaches Nothing

“People don’t learn much when everything is peachy and life presents no challenges.” – Jon Hudson, from Project Hyperion, by Jeremy Robinson If there is anyone who can talk about life being difficult, it’s Jon Hudson. Not to make it … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #243: People Make the Future

“New eras don’t come about because of swords; they’re created by the people who wield them.” – Kenshin Himura, Rurouni Kenshin Episode 40, “A Killer Without Mercy: Fight to the Death Against the Cho of the Juppongatana” How many times … Continue reading

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