Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #352: People Choose

“I guess we both need to remember that whatever’s happening in our heads, whatever it was that created us, we get to choose. That’s what makes us people, Syl.” – Kaladin Stormblessed, Rhythm of War The Stormlight Archive, by Brandon … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #351: Solve the Problem

“If we wait around for the powers that be to solve the problem, we’re all doomed.” – Stricken, Monster Hunter Bloodlines Monster Hunters series, by Larry Correia Stricken is one of those characters who everyone loves to hate and hates … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #350: Better Than Right

“You need to know, Willard, we’re good folks around here… With all the bother we’ve given you, it’s just the way we’ve been brought up. It’s us trying to do what we think is right.” – Waterman, The Fighting Preacher … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #349: Death and Judgment

“Many that live deserve death. Some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them, Frodo? Do not be too eager to deal out death and judgment. Even the very wise cannot see all ends.” – Gandalf, The Lord … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #348: Adversity, Blood, and Choice

“Whether or not you had parents, or a home, or any creature comforts, you had the blood of Zeus running through your veins. You could have done anything with your lives. Adversity is a tool. Push against it. Rise above … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #347: What to Not Care About

“Don’t matter what you look like Don’t matter what you wear How many rings you got on your finger We don’t care, no, we don’t care!” – from “Dig a Little Deeper,” from The Princess and the Frog The story … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #346: Hang Together

“There’s no backing out now, for if we do not hang together, we shall most assuredly hang separately.” – Benjamin Frankling, 1776 Coming towards the end of this classic musical, Franklin is offering a darkly humorous remark on how they … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #345: Make It Up

“Here’s what we’ve seen people make up: Skyscrapers. Countries. Cures. Ships that fly to the moon. It took a dream to make the first house. The first language. Made-up things make the world.” – The cloud shepherd, The Memory Thief … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #344: My Father’s Influence

“Daddies have more influence over their children than they’ll ever know.” – Julie Shackleford-Pitt, Monster Hunter Guardian Monster Hunters series, by Larry Correia When Julie says this, she is ruminating on how her own father influenced her, and how the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #343: Forgetting Responsibility

“Sometimes it’s easier to forget what we are responsible for and what we are supposed to do. Remembering means choosing.” – The Moon Goddess, The Memory Thief Thirteen Witches, by Jodi Lynn Anderson As this quote comes near the end … Continue reading

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