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Archive for January, 2017

Today’s Quote: “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.” -Thomas Paine

Today’s Word: Peevish adj. Easily irritated, particularly by unimportant things.

Random Thought: I find it interesting that vetting only applies to certain groups of people but not politicians…

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Today’s Quote: “We must continue to prove to the world that we can provide a rising standard of living for all men without loss of civil rights or human dignity to any man.” – Robert Kennedy

Today’s Word: Brusque adj. Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt.

Random Thought:  Most of us don’t understand ‘alternative facts’ because we don’t live in an ‘alternative universe’…

 

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Today’s Quote: “Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.” – Thomas Paine

Today’s Word: Empathy; Empathetic adj. The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another.

Random Thought: I remember when it was common for our country to govern through “Common Sense”…

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Today’s Quote: “He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.” – Michael de Montaigne

Today’s Word: Autonomous adj. 1. Independent in mind or judgment; self-directed. 2. Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent.

Random Thought: If more of us were at peace with ourselves, there be a lot less noise in the world…

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Today’s Quote: “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino

Today’s Word: Verbose (ver·bose) adj. Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words; wordy. “She was too verbose in her narrative.”

Random Thought: I’ve come to the conclusion that it is hard to make a comeback when you haven’t been anywhere…

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Today’s Quote: “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” – Olin Miller

Today’s Word: Masticate v. To chew (as in food). To reduce to pulp by crushing, grinding or kneading. “The patient was unwilling to masticate or swallow his food.”

Random Thought: How many times have you tried to figure out why something wasn’t working and then you realized you hadn’t turned it on?

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Today’s Quote: “The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor’s shortcomings as he is of his own.” – Eric Hoffer

Today’s Word: Mercurial adj. 1. Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile: “A mercurial temperament.”

Random Thought: If someone were to steal my identity, they would probably give back in less than 24 hours…

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