June 20: Napoleon Hill

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June 20
Napoleon Hill

Money without brains is always dangerous.
~Napoleon Hill

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
~Napoleon Hill

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
~Napoleon Hill

June 19: Robots and UFOs

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June 19
Robots and UFOs

You will be able to program a robot to follow a track on the ground and manipulate a hand. You can also write little programs that will give the robots goals.
~Bill Budge

I visualize a time when we will be to robots what dogs are to humans, and I’m rooting for the machines.
~Claude Shannon

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June 18: From the Movies

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June 18
From the Movies

No dough, no show.
~Lucky Day, Three Amigos! (1986)

OK, I know this is going to disgust you, Michael, but a lot of people are in this business to make money.
~George Fields, Tootsie (1982)

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June 17: Holy Bible

June 17
Holy Bible

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It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay.
~Ecclesiastes 5:5

A prudent one foresees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and are punished.
~Proverbs 22:3

June 17: God’s Provision

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June 17
God’s Provision


Only people who don’t know God are always worrying about such things. Your Father in heaven knows that you need all of these.
–Matthew 6:32

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
–Philippians 4:19


June 16: Holy Bible

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June 16
Holy Bible

And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.
~Philippians 4:19

At the end of every third year you shall bring out all the tithe of your produce in that year, and shall deposit it in your town.
~Deuteronomy 14:28

Only may the Lord give you wisdom and understanding, and give you charge concerning Israel, that you may keep the law of the Lord your God. Then you will prosper, if you take care to fulfill the statutes and judgments with which the Lord charged Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and of good courage; do not fear nor be dismayed.
~1 Chronicles 22:12–13

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June 15: Risk

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June 15

You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
~James Thurber

We fail more often by timidity than by over-daring.
~David Grayson

The real tragedy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort, who never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.
~Arnold Bennett (1867–1931), British novelist, playwright, critic


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June 15: Heir

June 15


And if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.
~Romans 8:17

In these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe.
~Hebrews 1:2


June 14: Writers


It would be no reproach to a philosopher, that he knew the future better than the past, or even than the present. It is better worth knowing.
~Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist, “Thomas Carlyle and His Works” (1847), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 348, Houghton Mifflin (1906)

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
~Charles F. Kettering, quoted in “Thoughts on the Business of Life,” Forbes, 62, 34. Reviews Forbes Inc., 1948

How reliable is the source of the claim?
Does the source make similar claims?
Have the claims been verified by somebody else?
Does this fit with the way the world works?
Has anyone tried to disprove the claim?
Where does the preponderance of evidence point?
Is the claimant playing by the rules of science?
Is the claimant providing positive evidence?
Does the new theory account for as many phenomena as the old theory?
Are personal beliefs driving the claim?
~Michael Shermer, Publisher of Skeptic magazine, lays out a “Baloney Detection Kit” — ten questions we should ask when encountering a claim

June 12: Abundance

June 12

Still amorous, and fond, and billing,
Like Philip and Mary, on a shilling.
~Samuel Butler (1613 – 1680), poet and satirist. He is remembered now primarily for a satirical poem called Hudibras.


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If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.
~J. Paul Getty