Archive for June, 2014

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

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: Some people fear success, but in reality don’t have anything to worry about…

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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 arduous undertaking.” 2. Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous. “A long and arduous process.”

Random Thought: My new goal in life is to live to be 90, and still act my shoe size…

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Today’s Quote: “Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.” – Jimmy Dean

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

Random Thought: Wikipedia is the first place I go when I’m looking for knowledge… or when I want to create some…

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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.”

Random Thought: I think it’s odd the only one company makes the game “monopoly”…

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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: Unfortunately, some people are like clouds, when they go away, it’s a beautiful day…


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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: Accoutrement 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 accoutrements.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that when you get some place on time, there’s usually no one there to appreciate it…

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Today’s Quote: “We are  not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world with a finer spirit of hope and achievement- and we impoverish ourselves if we forget the errand.” — Woodrow Wilson 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: I’m never sure if  the self-serve check-out register is referring to me when it says, “unexpected item in the check-out area”…

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Today’s Quote: “If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” – Timothy Leary

Today’s Word: Paradigm n. A typical example or pattern of something; a model. “The economic paradigm was flawed.”

Random Thought: Seriously, do people really think if they stand closer to you in line that the line will move faster?

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Today’s Quote: “You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.” – Michael Johnson

Today’s Word: Deciduous adj. Not permanent or lasting; ephemeral. “The fire created a deciduous outlook for the company.”

Random Thought: Be Happy…it drives other people crazy…

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Today’s Quote: “Confidence is contagious; so is lack of confidence.” – Vince Lombardi

Today’s Word: Pedantic adj. 1. Characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules. “A pedantic attention to details.”

Random Thought: I like spontaneity, as long as it’s carefully planned…and I get to plan it…

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