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Archive for September, 2014

Today’s Quote: ” Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” – Barry LePatner

Today’s Word: Divergence n. (1) A difference or conflict in opinions, interests, wishes, etc. (2) The process or state of diverging.

Random Thought: How does a real estate company sell its office without causing confusion?

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Today’s Quote: “You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.” — Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Determinate adj. Having exact and discernible limits or form.

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why vanilla ice cream is white when vanilla extract is brown?

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Today’s Quote:”Life is half spent before we know what it is.” – George Herbert

Today’s Word:  Mitigate v. (1) Make less severe, serious, or painful: “he wanted to mitigate the damages in court.” (2) Lessen the gravity of (an offense or mistake).

Random Thought: There’s an old idiom that, “it takes all kinds”…my problem is, I keep encountering the same kind.

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Today’s Quote: “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”– Les Brown

Today’s Word: Luminous adj. Bright or shining, esp. in the dark. Glowing with health, vigor, or a particular emotion: “Her eyes were luminous with joy.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that people who think they know everything are particularly annoying to those of us who actually do?

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Today’s Quote: “Around here we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” — Walt Disney

Today’s Word: Austerity n. (1) Sternness or severity of manner or attitude. (2) Extreme plainness and simplicity of style or appearance.

Random Thought: So in a jury trial, we are judged by 12 of our peers…that could be a problem, these are 12 people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty…

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Today’s Quote:”A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell

Today’s Word: Fractious adj. (1) Easily irritated; bad-tempered: “they fight and squabble like fractious kids.” (2) (of an organization) Difficult to control; unruly.

Random Thought: I read this in a western novel: Always  take a good look at what you’re about to eat. It’s not so important to know what it is, but it’s critical to know what it was.

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Today’s Quote: “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
– Will Rogers

Today’s Word: Abysmal adj. Extremely bad; appalling. “The results were pretty abysmal;” “Abysmal failure.”

Random Thought: I’ve discovered that with self-discipline almost anything is possible…developing the self-discipline appears to be the tough part…

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