Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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– The Storyteller
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Sunday’s Wisdom #299: Life is Not Safe

“Life is not safe. A man might spend his whole time on earth staying safe in a basement, and in the end, he still dies like everyone else.” – Thomas Hao, Frost Burned Mercy Thompson series, Patricia Briggs Thomas Hao … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #298: Hammer and Brick

“I could’ve been them. Riley, I would’ve been them. But I’m not. Because they think a hammer and a brick makes you strong, and as much as I wanted to throw a brick through a window, I know that if … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #297: The Cycle

“People arrive, so we celebrate, and people leave us, so we grieve. We do what we can with the time in between, but the cycle is always there.” – Enoch, Agents of Shield Season 7, Episode 9, “As I Have … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #296: Take Responsibility

“You do as you have always done – blame others for your transgressions. And in doing so, you reap the same reward – nothing.” – Khalid Ibn al-Rashid, The Rose and the Dagger This is another of those quotes that … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #295: We Need Hope

“Even the spirits of men and women who would stand up to outright torture can be crushed by enough prolonged hopelessness.” – Commodore Honor Harrington, Echoes of Honor Honor Harrington Series, by David Weber When Honor says this, she is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #294: It’s Our Power

“Power appeared to be something that a ruler had, the she held, that she had taken from the people. The appearance was false. Power was something people gave, gave willingly, even if they didn’t know it, even if they resented … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #293: We Are All Closed-Minded

“A person could be anything she wanted… so long as what she wanted to be came off the menu of choices approved by the planet’s social – and economic – consensus, and everyone was so damned smug about how superior … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #292: A Father is There

“Any man can have a child. Only someone who’s around to raise them well can call themselves a father.” – Babenon Dosal, aka The Gentleman, Critical Role Campaign 2, “The Mighty Nein,” Episode 85, “The Threads Converge” I am going … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #291: Forgiving Grudges

“There’s not a lot to be gained from holding grudges. You know, it feels like poison inside of you. How much better would it feel if you could just… be clean?” – Jester Lavorre, Critical Role Campaign 2, “The Mighty … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #290: Do Something

“You can’t help anyone by hiding. … What good is all your power if you don’t use it to help the people that you love?” – Swift Wind, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 1, Episode 12, “Light Hope” … Continue reading

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