Archive for November, 2012

Today’s Quote: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi      

Today’s Word: intrinsic adj. Belonging naturally; essential. “Intrinsic stock value.”

Random Thought: Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.


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Today’s Quote: “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving” – W. T. Purkiser

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twenty minutes. Half-times take twenty minutes. This is not coincidence.

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Today’s Quote: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain  

 Today’s Word: Formidable adj. Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively powerful, large, or capable. “A formidable opponent.”

Random Thought: If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?

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Today’s Quote: “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Obfuscate v. Render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. Bewilder (someone). “The eclipse will obfuscate the sun’s light.”

Random Thought: Is it possible to be totally partial?

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Today’s Quote: “Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity” – Albert Einstein     

Today’s Word: Trepidation n. A feeling of fear or agitation about something that may or may not actually happen. “He entered the cave with considerable trepidation.”

Random Thought: How do you get off a non-stop flight?

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Today’s Quote: “If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.” – François Mauriac

Today’s Word: Egress n. The action of going out of or leaving a place. “The company’s egress procedures.”

Random Thought: Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.

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Today’s Quote: “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Today’s Word: Abrogate v. Repeal or do away with a law, right, or agreement. “To abrogate a law.”

Random Thought: Does the reverse side also have a reverse side?

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