Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #310: What We Choose

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter series, by J.K. Rowling It is election season in my country, and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #309: Stand Apart from Darkness

“It isn’t enough to stand up and fight darkness. You’ve got to stand apart from it, too. You’ve got to be different from it.” – Harry Dresden, Fool Moon The Dresden Files, by Jim Butcher Oh, the much-needed and timely … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #308: Human Remorse

“To kill without remorse is to feel like a god.”– Angel, Buffy the Vampire SlayerSeason 3, Episode 15, “Consequences” It’s amazing how there can be several hundred hours in any given franchise, but it’s a handful of moments that stay … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #307: Quiet Wolves

“Growls, whines, and barks are all bluffing tools – it is the quiet wolf that will kill you.” – Mercedes Thompson, from Moon Called Mercy Thompson series, by Patricia Briggs It’s always the quiet ones, as they say, and there’s a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #306: Authority of the Sword

“A blade at the throat has an authority unlike any other.” – from Ravages of Honor, by Monalisa Foster This observation is made – skating around spoilers – when one man, with a not entirely inconsiderable position in the government, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #305: Stories Teach Us

“Stories teach us how to live, and why.” – The Storyteller, Arabian Nights All this time and I have actually never discussed this, one of my most favorite quotes of all time. Go figure! I love this quote because it … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #304: A Strong Hope

“Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on.” -Nick Fury, The Avengers One of Nick Fury’s more famous lines ever, it’s a reply to his subordinate, who is directing an evacuation … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #303: Forgiving Sorrow

“I was never angry with you. I was sad, because I thought you’d lost your way.” – Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 3, Episode 59, “Sozin’s Comet, Part 2: The Old Masters” It’s one of the more emotional … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #302: Believe in You

“While it is always best to believe in oneself, a little help from others can be a great blessing.” – Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episode 15, “The Tales of Ba Sing Se” Uncle Iroh is one … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #301: Powerful Coincidences

“Coincidences sometimes happen… But when they happen around witches, they aren’t usually coincidences.” – Sherwood Post, Storm Cursed Mercy Thompson series, by Patricia Briggs I had a perfect quote last week. This week, I make do with a pointed quote. … Continue reading

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