Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

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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Sunday’s Wisdom #242: Real Safety

“How many of us will you kill in order to ‘keep us safe?’” – random old lady, Justice League Unlimited Season 2, Episode 7, “Patriot Act” This is one of my favorite moments in animated history. The story is, there … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #241: A Free People

“One people should not be ruled by another.” – Field Marshall Tamas, Promise of Blood The Powder Mage Trilogy, by Brian McClellan We Americans love our 4th of July Independence Day celebrations. We go a bit nuts with fireworks, fireworks, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #240: A Defense of Luxury

“Everyone’s life is full of suffering, but going hungry won’t make it better. Bodies don’t last long on a diet of virtue alone.” – Yukina, Samurai 7 Episode 7, “The Friend” When Yukina says this, she is speaking to a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #239: A Father’s Simple Devotion

“You are the love of my life. Everything I have, and everything I am, is yours. Forever.” – Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother Season 9, Episode 23-24, “Last Forever” I consider it one of life’s great, humorous ironies … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #238: Tools

“Whether you use it to draw something beautiful, or use it poke someone’s eye out, it’s still just a pen.” – Charles Xavier, Dark Phoenix I think this might actually be my favorite moment of seeing Professor X as an … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #237: The Hope of Forgiving

“Sometimes the only way to heal our wounds is to forgive the demons who caused them.” – Dr. Ishirō Serizawa, Godzilla: King of the Monsters He’s obviously not referring to literal, physical wounds, of course. Those heal, or they don’t, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #236: What They Died For

“Don’t fight for your king, and don’t fight for his kingdom! Don’t fight for honor, don’t fight for glory! Don’t fight for riches, because you won’t get any! This is your city, Stannis means to sack! That’s your gate he’s … Continue reading

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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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