The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp - Terry Pratchett
Courage, bravery and the indomitable human spirit were fine things which nevertheless tended to take second place to the combination of courage, bravery, the indomitable human spirit and a six-to-one superiority of numbers. (suggested by idrabear)
A rainy day, lost luggage, tangled lights Rainy day: grab a book and a blanket; Lost Luggage: a good reason to shop! Tangled Christmas Tree lights: Time to sit back and take your time to enjoy the moment and remember what Christmas is really about.