Archive for April, 2014

Today’s Quote: “What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?” – Robert H. Schuller

Today’s Word: Nebulous adj. 1. Lacking definition or definite content. 2. Lacking definite form or limits; vague. “The test results were nebulous and determined to be unusable.”

Random Thought: You know you are desperate for an answer when you look on the second page of your Google search…

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Today’s Quote: “One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over will.” – Harvey Mackay

Today’s Word: Exacerbate transitive verb.  To make more violent, bitter, or severe; to irritate or make worse. “The continued delays were greatly exacerbated by the lack of workers on the project.”

Random Thought: I’ve come to realize that sometimes everything happens for a reason because sometimes we’re stupid and make bad decisions…

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Today’s Quote: “There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.” -Andrew Jackson

Today’s Word: Temporal adj.  Relating to, or limited by time. Lasting only for a time; not eternal.  Also: fleeting, passing, momentary, temporary, transient, short-lived. “The beneficial effects of the loan were temporal.”

Random Thought: Life may be short, but some days can be really long…

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Today’s Quote: ” It matters not what you are thought to be, but what you are.” –Publilius Syrus

Today’s Word: Pragmatic  adj. More concerned with practical results than with theories and principles. “The CEO used a pragmatic approach to making his business a success.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered who atheists thank when it’s Friday?

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Today’s Quote:” Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

Today’s Word: Diminutive adj. Extremely small in size; tiny. A very small person or thing. “Although diminutive in stature, they were a formidable opponent;” “A diminutive report.”

Random Thought: There was a time when I thought I had a handle on life…but now, I think it’s broke…

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Today’s Quote: “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?”  William Arthur Ward

Today’s Word: Laborious adj.  Hard-working; industrious. Marked by or requiring long, hard work. “It was a laborious project, but they still kept it under budget.”

Random Thought: Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace…

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Today’s Quote: “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

Today’s Word: Altruism n.  Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness.  (also ‘Altruistic’). “Despite his miserly demeanor, his life is driven byAltruism.” “Altruistic motives.”

Random Thought: From a procrastination standpoint, yesterday was wildly successful…

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Today’s Quote: “The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.” – Epictetus

Today’s Word: Copious  adj.  Large in quantity; abundant. Abounding in matter, thoughts, or words; wordy.  “He took copious notes during the business meeting.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to tell people, just cancel my subscription to your issues…

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Today’s Quote: “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Ambiguous adj.  Open to more than one interpretation: “An ambiguous response.” Doubtful or uncertain. “The survey results were ambiguous.”

Random Thought: I find that my people skills are just fine, it’s my tolerance for idiots that needs work…

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Today’s Quote: “As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.” – Charles Morgan

Today’s Word: Austere adj. 1. Markedly simple without adornment or ornamentation. “An austere office;” “An austere writing style.” 2. Strict or stern in appearance or manner. “He was an austere movie critic.”

Random Thought: When I get a headache, I take two aspirin and keep away from children… just like it says on the bottle.

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