September 25: Drama and Television

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September 25
Drama and Television


(Adam to Hoss Cartwright:) “When you buy the dog you get the bark too.”

~Bonanza, “Hound Dog“



Jayce: “There’s five hundred dollars in there.”

(Hoss stops and turns around, frowning.)

Joe: “Five hundred dollars for one horse?”

(Ben raises an eyebrow.)

Candy: “What’s he made of, pure gold?”

Bonanza, “Check Rein“


Sara Sidle: Is there truly no place left in Las Vegas without slot machines?

~CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)


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September 25: Praise

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September 25


He blessed Abram, saying,

“Blessed be Abram by God Most High,
Creator of heaven and earth.
And praise be to God Most High,
who delivered your enemies into your hand.”

Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything.
–Genesis 14:19-20

I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.
–Psalm 34:1

Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
–Hebrews 13:15-16


September 24: Poets and Philosophers (Money Matters)

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September 24
Poets and Philosophers

The love of family and the admiration of friends are much more important than wealth and privilege.
~Charles Kuralt

Why did I rob banks? Because I enjoyed it. I loved it. I was more alive when I was inside a bank, robbing it, than at any other time in my life. I enjoyed everything about it so much that one or two weeks later I’d be out looking for the next job. But to me the money was the chips, that’s all. Go where the money is . . . and go there often.
~Willie Sutton. William “Willie” Sutton (1901–1980) was a prolific U.S. bank robber. During his forty-year criminal career he stole an estimated $2 million, and eventually spent more than half of his adult life in prison. (Willie Sutton denied that he replied to a reporter’s inquiry as to why he robbed banks by saying “because that’s where the money is.”) In a 1976 book he co-authored, Where the Money Was, he denied that he had said that.

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September 24: Presidents (The Future)

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September 24

The American West is just arriving at the threshold of its greatness and growth. Where the West of yesterday is glamorized in our fiction, the future of the American West now is both fabulous and factual.
~Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president, “Remarks, Dinner for Gale McGee,” LBJ Library, “Speech Collection” (July 13, 1963)

If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.
~Lyndon B. Johnson

September 24: Righteousness

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September 24

Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
–Genesis 15:6

He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
–Psalm 23:3

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
–Matthew 6:33


September 23: Songs

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September 23

Tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen;
pour myself a cup of ambition,
and yawn, and stretch, and try to come to life.
Jump in the shower, and the blood starts pumping;
out on the street, the traffic starts jumping,
with folks like me on the job from nine to five.
~Dolly Parton, “9 to 5“ (1980)

You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar
When I met you
I picked you out, shook you up, turned you around
Turned you into someone new
Now five years later on,
you’ve got the world at your feet
Success has been so easy for you
But don’t forget it’s me who put you where you are now
And I can put you back there too
~Human League, “Don’t You Want Me, Baby?“

Well everyone’s gonna be a big star
Everyone’s gonna drive a fast car
Everyone’s gonna be in charge
Cause everybody’s business is everybody’s business.
~Smashing Pumpkins, “Cash Car Star”

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September 23: Kindness

September 23

Your servant has found favor in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life.
–Genesis 19:19

You, the source of my life,
showered me with kindness
and watched over me.
–Job 10:12
Consider therefore the kindness and sternness of God: sternness to those who fell, but kindness to you, provided that you continue in his kindness. Otherwise, you also will be cut off.
–Romans 11:22


September 22: Humor

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September 22

Quantum mechanic Seth Lloyd says the universe is one giant, hackable computer. Let’s hope it’s not running Windows.
~Kevin Kelly

READ THIS BEFORE OPENING PACKAGE: According to certain suggested versions of the grand unified theory, the primary particles constituting this product may decay to nothingness within the next 1032 years.
~Engineering warning labelsfuture 2mb


September 21: UFO

September 21

Do not follow the ways of other nations;
do not be disturbed by unusual sights in the sky,
even though other nations are terrified.
–Jeremiah 10:2

As I was looking at the four creatures I saw four wheels touching the ground, one beside each of them. All four wheels were alike; each one shone like a precious stone, and each had another wheel intersecting it at right angles, so that the wheels could move in any of the four directions. The rims of the wheels were covered with eyes. Whenever the creatures moved, the wheels moved with them, and if the creatures rose up from the earth, so did the wheels. The creatures went wherever they wished, and the wheels did exactly what the creatures did, because the creatures controlled them. So every time the creatures moved or stopped or rose in the air, the wheels did exactly the same.
–Ezekiel 1:15-211001_Quotations_Bible_Passages_sml


September 20: Rescue

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September 20

They also carried off Abram’s nephew Lot and his possessions, since he was living in Sodom.
A man who had escaped came and reported this to Abram the Hebrew. Now Abram was living near the great trees of Mamre the Amorite, a brother of Eshkol and Aner, all of whom were allied with Abram. When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan. During the night Abram divided his men to attack them and he routed them, pursuing them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus. He recovered all the goods and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other people.
–Genesis 14:12-16

I long for you to rescue me!
Your word is my only hope.
–Psalms 119:81

Then they took Jonah and threw him overboard, and the raging sea grew calm. At this the men greatly feared the LORD, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made vows to him. Now the LORD provided a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
–Jonah 1:15-17