Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

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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Sunday’s Wisdom #408: Love is No Weakness

“The soldiers of Japan are certainly strong, but I fear you’ve also just revealed a tremendous weakness… You’re hindered by a crippling love for your people.” “This weakness of ours happens to be our national policy.” – Emperor Molt Sol … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #407: Working Together

“Guys, you’re all so talented and imaginative, but you can’t work together as a team. I’m just a construction worker, but when I had a plan and we were all working together, I mean, we could build a skyscraper! Now … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #406: Too Much Thinking

“What’s the point in overthinking things?” – Winry Rockbell, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA #2, “Simple People” When Winry says this, it’s part of a conversation with her friend, Edward. Ed asked why she got her ears pierced, and she explains … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #405: The Strength of Mercy

“To my mind, it’s the certainty in myself that I posses which allows me to have that kind of mercy or compassion. There’s no wavering on that point. It’s fixed like the stars. The fact is, I’m never gonna be … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #404: The Virtue of Wanting More

“You humans think greed is just for money and power, but everyone wants something they don’t have.” – Greed, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 46, “Looming Shadows” When Greed says this, he is speaking to the titular character, the Fullmetal Alchemist … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #403: Worth the Risk

“Although there’s lots of bad things in the world, there’s lots of good, too, and those things make the risk worthwhile.” – Eliaria Jamil, By the Grace of the Gods Episode 2, “Departure, With the Slimes” Eliaria is a young … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #402: It’s What We Do With Our Gifts

“Gifts don’t make you better, just different. It’s how you use them that counts.” – Beast Boy, Teen Titans Season 1, Episode 4, “Forces of Nature” When Beast Boy says this, he is relating a lesson that he has recently … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #401: Pioneer Spirit

“The pioneers gave up their safety, their comfort, and sometimes their lives to build our new West. They were determined to make the New World strong and free, an example to the world. Some would say that those struggles are … Continue reading

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