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Archive for November, 2018

Today’s Quote: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: intrinsic adj. Belonging naturally; essential. “Intrinsic stock value.”

Random Thought: Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional…

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Today’s Quote: “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving” – W. T. Purkiser

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twenty minutes. Half-times take twenty minutes. This is not a coincidence…

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Today’s Quote: “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”- Buddha

Today’s Word: Myopic; Myopia n. Distant objects appear blurred – Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning: “Myopic thinking.”

Random Thought: A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad…

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Today’s Quote: “I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Amorphous adj. Without a clearly defined shape or form. Vague; ill-organized; unclassifiable. “The amorphous package caused alarm to many people in the terminal.”

Random Thought: Depresso: The feeling I get when you run out of coffee…

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Today’s Quote: “We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world with a finer spirit of hope and achievement- and we impoverish ourselves if we forget the errand.” — Woodrow Wilson

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: I have come to the realization that if everything is going well, then I’ve overlooked something…

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Today’s Quote: “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

Today’s Word: Antithesis n.pl. 1. Direct contrast; opposition. 2. The direct or exact opposite. “Hope is the antithesis of despair.

Random Thought: I’ve learned that it is simple to be wise…just think of something stupid to say, and then don’t say it.

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Today’s Quote: “There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.” ~Laurence J. Peter

Today’s Word: Evocative; Evocate adj. Bringing strong memories, images, or feelings to mind.

Random Thought: We all go through three stages in life: youth, middle age, and you still look pretty good…

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