Archive for April, 2017

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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Today’s Quote: “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William Feather

Today’s Word: Didactic adj. (1) Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. (2) In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. “The didactic speech influenced the weaker members of the audience.”

Random Thought: I think after taking ten selfies your phone should shut down until you read a book…

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Today’s Quote: “Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.”– Anne Frank

Today’s Word: Ostensible adj. Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so. Being such in appearance, plausible rather than demonstrably true or real. “The ostensible purpose of the trip was for business.”

Random Thought: I don’t let my age get me down, because at my age it’s too hard to get back up…

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Today’s Quote: “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal a commitment to excellence that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” -Mario Andretti

Today’s Word: Indigenous adj. Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment. “The cactus is indigenous to Arizona.”

Random Thought: I assume full responsibility for my actions… except those that are someone else’s fault.

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Today’s Quote: “Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success”. ~Swami Sivananda

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

Random Thought: Seriously, why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?

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