Archive for April, 2017

Today’s Quote: “Those truly believe who carry out in practice what they believe.” – St Gregory the Great

Today’s Word: Nebulous adj. 1. Lacking definition or definite content. 2. Lacking definite form or limits; vague. “The test results were nebulous and determined to be unusable.”

Random Thought: Ever notice there are some people who makeup quotes and attribute them to famous people so they can win arguments…

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Today’s Quote: “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
– Socrates

Today’s Word: Ubiquitous adj. Being or seeming to be everywhere, or in all places, at the same time; omnipresent. “Ubiquitous cell phones.”

Random Thought: So glad it’s April! Now we can hear people complain about all the rain…

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Today’s Quote: “A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves.” — Unknown

Today’s Word: Pervasive adj. Having the quality or tendency to pervade or permeate. “The pervasive odor of garlic.”

Random Thought: The problem with being on time is people think you have nothing better to do…

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Today’s Quote: “The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.”  ― Robert M. Pirsig

Today’s Word: Pragmatic adj. More concerned with practical results than with theories and principles. “The CEO used a pragmatic approach to making his business a success.”

Random Thought: Why do medications never have any good side effects? Just once I’d like to read a medicine bottle that says, “May cause moments of brilliance”…

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Today’s Quote: “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

Today’ Word: Diminutive adj. Extremely small in size; tiny. A very small person or thing. “Although diminutive in stature, they were a formidable opponent;” “A diminutive report.”

Random Thought: I recently read that the average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser …in case you thought optimism was dead.

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Today’s Quote: “The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.” – Edith Wharton

Today’s Word: Insidious adj. 1. Working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner: insidious rumors; an insidious disease. 2. Beguiling but harmful; alluring: insidious pleasures.

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that you’re almost compelled to write something on a steamed mirror…

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Today’s Quote: “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

Today’s Word: Altruism n. Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness. (also ‘Altruistic’). “Despite his miserly demeanor, his life is driven by Altruism.” “Altruistic motives.”

Random Thought: Seriously, username or password incorrect…at least tell me which one it is…

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Today’s Quote: “The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.”– Epictetus

Today’s Word: Copious adj. Large in quantity; abundant. Abounding in matter, thoughts, or words; wordy. “He took copious notes during the business meeting.”

Random Thought: I just noticed that my shadow appears to be made up entirely of carbs…

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Today’s Quote: “I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.” Neil Armstrong

Today’s Word: Austere adj. 1. Markedly simple without adornment or ornamentation. “An austere office;” “An austere writing style.” 2. Strict or stern in appearance or manner. “He was an austere movie critic.”

Random Thought: Want a true test of your self-esteem: imagine meeting yourself from someone else’s point of view…

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Today’s Quote: “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Ambiguous adj. Open to more than one interpretation: “An ambiguous response.” Doubtful or uncertain. “The survey results were ambiguous.”

Random Thought: I think I found the secret to eternal youth…lie about my age…

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