Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #183: Strong Women

“That was what men wanted, wasn’t it? Soft, helpless women that they needed to protect?” – From A Feast for Crows, by George R.R. Martin Before I say anything else, let me just say, with absolute clarity: no, that is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #182: For Our Mothers

“There isn’t a little boy born who wouldn’t tear the world apart to save his mommy.” – The Doctor, Doctor Who Series 1, Episode 10, “The Doctor Dances” What better quote for Mother’s Day, eh? The exact circumstances surrounding this … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #181: The Girl Warrior

“I am a warrior, but I’m a girl, too.” – Suki, Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episode 4, “The Warriors of Kyoshi” Among the many things the original Avatar show got right: the strong female characters. 🙂 When Sokka … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #180: Is Belief Blind?

“We all deceive ourselves, when we want to believe… False light can only lead us deeper into darkness.” – Aemon Targaryen, A Feast for Crows A Song of Ice and Fire, by George R.R. Martin This quote is technically two … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #179: Life’s Not Fair

“Sometimes life is unfair. And sometimes we lose things. And sometimes we make mistakes. And some of these things can never be fixed, no matter how powerful you become. Some things just are. And everyone has to live with that.” … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #178: Overcoming Terror

“Standing up to terror is the only way to take its power away.” – Bruce Wayne, Gotham Season 4, Episode 18, “That’s Entertainment” From this week’s episode of Gotham, a simple, powerful quote. This one resonates with me simply because… … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #177: Fear Kills Joy

“When people live in fear, they hardly live at all.” – Gabriel Epiman Banksy, Hero in a Halfling By William Tyler Davis It would be so much more heartening if this were coming from a hero, rather than a particularly … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #176: Becoming Brave

“Sometimes I think everyone is just pretending to be brave, and none of us really are. Maybe pretending is how you get brave.” – Grenn, A Storm of Swords By George R.R. Martin When Grenn, a secondary character in Martin’s … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #175: Expect Victory

“Expecting defeat will surely bring it.” – Field Marshall Tamas, The Crimson Campaign By Brian McClellan I seem to be getting a lot of quotes from McClellan’s Powder Mage trilogy. 🙂 Field Marshall Tamas is not exactly a stranger to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #174: A Peace Pipe and a Tomahawk

“I hold a peace pipe in one hand and a tomahawk in the other.” – President Touches Clouds, Wearing the Cape By Marion G. Harmon And there you have effective personal and international relationships in a nutshell. 😉 In the … Continue reading

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