Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #281: Keep Breathing

“I know what I have to do now: I’ve got to keep breathing, because tomorrow the sun will rise… who knows what the tide could bring?” – Chuck Noland, Cast Away I’m including the entire scene this quote comes from, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #280: The Choice of Happiness

“Now as the ladder of life has been strung, You might think a sweep’s on the bottom-most rung. Though I spends me time in the ashes and smoke, In this whole wide world, there’s no happier bloke!” – Bert, from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #279: The Meaning of Words

“Feelings and ideas have no physical substance, Ms. LaFollet. We can’t just hand them back and forth the way we would apple or an orange or a brick, so we devise symbols which carry their weight, and we call those … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #278: Vote Your Conscience

“As long as every one of us votes his or her conscience every time, then we’ve done the best – and the least – we can do under the circumstances.” – Commodore Gaston Simmons, Echoes of Honor Honor Harrington series, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #277: Civilized Humanity

“We will act as civilized human beings, and we will punish wrongdoing, not simply compound it with barbarisms of our own.” – Commodore Honor Stephanie Harrington, Echoes of Honor Honor Harrington series, by David Weber If you couldn’t tell by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #276: Honor Oneself

“In the end, no one except the Peeps would know what she did and how she did it, nor would the way she conducted herself mean a thing to anyone… except her. That was the crux of it.” – from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #275: Black and White

“You can’t stop Today, as it comes speedin’ down the track! Child, Yesterday is history, and it’s never comin’ back! ‘Cause Tomorrow is a brand new day, and it don’t know white from black!” – from “You Can’t Stop the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #274: “Love” is Not an Excuse

“Loving someone doesn’t give you carte blanche to treat them badly. Loving someone is not an excuse.” – Dr. Camille “Cam” Saroyan, Bones Season 8, Episode 16, “The Friend in Need” When Cam says this, she’s speaking to her adoptive … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #273: Love’s Leap of Faith

“Love’s always going to require a huge leap of faith, a big scary leap over a hot pit of lava, and you might end up heartbroken, but you might be the happiest person on the face of the Earth. Personally, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #272: Roll the Dice

“Inspiration is waiting! Rise up! Don’t think twice! Put your fate in your hands! Take a chance! Roll the dice!” – from “Your Turn to Roll,” from Critical Role I really like this quote. I think I may have heard … Continue reading

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