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Archive for May, 2014

Today’s Quote: “If I had  nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my ax.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Prolific adj. Productive: Producing abundant works or results. “A prolific artist.” “A prolific writer.”

Random Quote: I’ve discovered that bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of checks…

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Today’s Quote: “If things  seem under control, you’re just not going fast enough.”– Mario Andretti

Today’s Word: Haughty  adj. Condescending: behaving in a superior, condescending, or arrogant way. “He always seemed haughty in company meetings.”

Random Thought: I know there are some people afraid of heights, but I wonder if there are some people afraid of widths…

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Today’s Quote: “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.”
— Indian Proverb

Today’s Word: Synergism  n. Interaction of discrete agencies or conditions where the total effect is greater than the sum of the individual parts. “The directors saw considerable synergism in the business merger.” (also Synergy).

Random Thought: Some people aren’t stupid, they just have bad luck when it comes to thinking…

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Today’s Quote: “Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance.” – C. W. Wendte

Today’s Word: Extemporaneous  adj. 1. Unrehearsed. Done or said without advance preparation or thought; impromptu. 2. Prepared in advance but delivered without notes or text: “An extemporaneous speech.”

Random Thought: Everyone is someone else’s weirdo…

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Today’s Quote: “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell

Today’s Word: Furtive adj. 1. Marked by quiet, caution or secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed. “A furtive kiss.” 2. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. “A furtive attempt to take control of the business.”

Random Thought: i before e, except after c…weird?

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Today’s Quote :”Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Today’s Word: Anecdotal adj. Based on casual observations or indications rather than rigorous or scientific analysis: “There is anecdotal evidence that the stock will soon double in price.”

Random Thought: Too many people are walking around, unmedicated, unsupervised, and it’s affecting my life…

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Today’s Quote:” Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word:  Sanguine adj. Cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident: “A sanguine di position;” “Sanguine expectations.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed how many really fine days are ruined by responsibility?

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “There is no victory at bargain basement prices.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Today’s Word: Feckless adj. 1. Careless and irresponsible. “The kids were fecklessduring spring break.” 2. Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective – unlikely to be successful. “It was a feckless attempt to make the company a success.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that some people sound very well educated on stuff they make up…

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Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Innocuous adj. 1. Having no adverse effect; harmless. 2. Not likely to offend or provoke to strong emotion; insipid. “The innocuous looking e-mail actually contained a virus.”

Random Thought: How my day is going directly correlates with how many times I have to reheat the same cup of coffee…

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Today’s Quote: “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”– Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word: Autonomous  adj. 1. Independent in mind or judgment; self-directed. 2. Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent: “The business divisions operate autonomously.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that junk is something you keep for years…then throw out a week before your need it.

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