Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #400: We Are Human

“We know the truth. We know we’re not devils. We know we’re not gods. We’re human. We’re only human!” – Edward Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 4, “An Alchemist’s Anguish” When Ed says this, he is speaking with the voice … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #399: Honor and Freedom

“A prey that has provided such an intense and noble hunt has earned its right to run free.” – The Imakandi Hunters, Samurai Jack Season 2, Episode 9, “Jack vs the Five Hunters” The hunters say this at the end … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #398: Spirit of Freedom

“Greed? Deception? Abuse of power? That’s no plan. …See, according to Cocteau’s plan, I’m the enemy, ’cause I like to think. I like to read. I’m into freedom of speech and freedom of choice. I’m the kind of guy who … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #397: Food vs Gold

“Food’s worth more than gold.” – Bronn, Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 8, “The Prince of Winterfell” Bronn says this as he explaining to his superiors why he and his men rounded up all the known thieves of the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #396: A Father’s Guardianship

“You can’t let a young’n decide for himself. He’ll grab at the first flashy thing with shiny ribbons on it. Then, when he finds out there’s a hook in it, it’s too late. Wrong ideas come packaged with so much … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #395: Not Everyone

“It’s funny, every crook I meet wants to tell me how much I’m just like them.” – Edward Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 10, “The Phantom Thief” When Ed says this, he’s talking to a thief who, like every other foe … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #394: Protecting Those We Care About

“What can be more important than protecting the people you care about?” – Sonic, Sonic the Hedgehog When Sonic says this, he is talking to a new friend of his, Tom Wachowski, and what he’s really asking is, what can … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #393: We Must Answer with Resolve

“The unnamed soldier is a gift. The named soldier – dead, melted wax – demands a response among the living… a response no one can make. Names are no comfort, they’re a call to answer the unanswerable.” – from Deadhouse … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #392: The Right to Be an Ass

“You can’t take away people’s right to be assholes.” – Simon Phoenix, Demolition Man Demolition Man is one of those sci-fi action films that examines the human condition and summarizes with beautiful simplicity the struggle between chaos and order, freedom … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #391: Save the World Together

“If we work together, we can save this world!” – Lana, Hyrule Warriors In the game of Hyrule Warriors, this is really just a throwaway line. You know, the sort of things that they just have the characters randomly say that shows … Continue reading

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