Archive for November, 2015

Today’s Quote: “It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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: It must be a Zen thing that Monday is so far from Friday, and Friday so near to Monday…

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Today’s Quote: “People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Today’s Word: Propitious adj. (1) Indicating a good chance of success; favorable. (2) Favorably disposed toward someone.

Random Thought: If pro is the opposite of con, is progress the opposite of congress?

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Today’s Quote: “Everything has its beauty, but not everyone
sees it.” – Confucius

Today’s Word: Magnanimous adj. Very generous or forgiving, particularly toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.

Random Thought: Once you’re in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you were buried in for eternity?

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

Today’s Word: Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that in the morning there’s a huge difference between 6:00 a.m. and 6:05 a.m.

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Today’s Quote: “Infinitely more important than sharing one’s material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves—our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.” — William E. Simon

Today’s Word: Ostentatious (os·ten·ta·tious) adj. Characterized by or given to pretentiousness. “The chandelier was the most ostentatious I have ever seen.”

Random Thought:  Some people don’t suffer from stress but seem to be carries of it…

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Today’s Quote: “When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Taciturn adj. Reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little. “Today the normally taciturn man would not stop talking.”

Random Thought: For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism.

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