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Archive for June, 2013

Today’s Quote: “Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.” – Norman Vincent Peal 

Today’s Word: Secular adj. 1. Worldly rather than spiritual. 2. Not specifically relating to religion or to a religious body. “A secular book.”

Random Thought:  The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.

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Today’s Quote:  “It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” – Elizabeth Kenny

Today’s Word: Arduous adj. 1. Demanding great effort or labor; difficult. “An arduousundertaking.” 2. Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous. “A long, arduous, and exhausting war.”

Random Thought: It appears that the real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment

 

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Today’s Quote:  “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

Today’s WordAntithesis n.pl. 1. Direct contrast; opposition. 2. The direct or exact opposite. “Hope is the antithesis of despair.

Random Thought:  There’s always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don’t hurt.

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Today’s Quote: “Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” – Wayne Dyer    

Today’s Word: Oxymoron n.pl. A phrase in which two words of contradictory meaning are used together for special effect, for example, “wise fool” or “to make haste slowly.”Oxymoron n.pl. A phrase in which two words of contradictory meaning are used together for special effect, for example, “wise fool” or “to make haste slowly.”   

Random Thought: The sole purpose of a child’s middle name is so he can tell when he’s really in trouble.

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle    

Today’s Word: Pervicacious adj. Stubborn, extremely willful, obstinate. “He became quite pervicacious in his old age.”

Random Thought: If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame.

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Today’s Quote :”If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

Today’s Word: Accouterments n. Additional items of dress or equipment, carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity. The General dressed for battle in shining accouterments.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that the easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement.

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Today’s Quote: “We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw

Today’s Word: Vernacular n. The language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region. An idiomatic word, phrase, or expression. The idiom of a particular trade or profession: “In the legal vernacular

Random Thought: Is it just me or have you noticed that the older you get, the tougher it is to lose weight, because by then your body and your fat have gotten to be really good friends?

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