Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #235: Let the Light Shine

“The Light in me is for everyone!” – Kari Kamiya/Kamiya Hikari, Digimon Season 1 (aka, Digimon Adventure), Episode 53, “Now Apocalymon” The exact circumstances surrounding this quote, coming towards the final climax of the show, are a bit extensive. Suffice … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #234: Hope Defies the Lie

“I want to go home. I want to find my family!” “We are your family! You have nothing without us!” “You’re wrong. I have hope.” – Del & Lia, Cloak and Dagger Season 2, Episode 7, “Vikingtown Sound” This is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #233: A Matter of Motivation

“Perhaps I can find new ways to motivate them.” – Darth Vader, Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi Vader says this right at the beginning of the movie, when the imperial crew building on the second Death Star is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #232: Claim the Stars

“Their heads are heads of rock, their hearts set upon rock. Set your sights on something higher. Something more grand. Claim the stars.” – Zeen “Chaser” Nightshade, Skyward, by Brandon Sanderson Most of the quotes I quote are ones I … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #231: Maintenance is Required

“‘Needs no maintenance’ is a lie.’” – Petey, Schlock Mercenary Book 19: A Function of Firepower – Part IV, by Howard Taylor (Apr. 17, 2019) What Petey, the nigh-godlike AI, is referring to is a system in a space station. He … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #230: Because We Care

“Why’s everybody giving me such a hard time?!” “Because we care!” – Cheetor & Optimus Primal, Beast Wars Season 3, Episode 6, “Feral Cry, Pt. 2” This is just a little snippet of conversation, really, but, as we were watching … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #229: Responsibility: Despair and Hope

“A deed, once done, cannot be undone. But perhaps it may yet be mitigated.” – Dinobot, Beast Wars Season 2, Episode 9, “Code of Hero” In the entire extended franchise of the Transformers, Dinobot is my favorite character. I think … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #228: The Value of the Small

“You, with all your power, even you have no right!” – Optimus Primal, Beast Wars Episode 25, “Other Voices, Pt. 1” What Optimus is referring to is, specifically, the right to extinguish life on a massive scale, just to suit … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #227: The Meaning of Strength

“Being strong does not mean you have to be a criminal.” – Leslie Thompkins-Gordon, Gotham Season 5, Episode 10, “I Am Bane” This is one that sounds like it should be common sense, ya know? I mean, when we think … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 226: The Truth of Sacrifice

“Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return.” – Alphonse Elric (narration), Fullmetal Alchemist This may be alchemy’s first law of equivalent exchange, but it is a truth which touches so much more. They discuss it at length … Continue reading

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