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Archive for April, 2019

Today’s Quote: “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”– Winston Churchill

Today’s Word: Gothic adj. 1. Relating to an architectural style reflecting the influence of the medieval Gothic. 2. Relating to a style of fiction characterized by the use of desolate or remote settings and macabre, mysterious, or violent.

Random Thought: Do you ever find yourself saying, “He seems normal”…

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Today’s Quote: “Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.” — Vaclav Havel

Today’s Word: Titular adj. Relating to or constituting a title. “The titular head of the business.”

Random Thought: Today’s forecast: Unproductive, with a chance of serious deep-couch sitting while reading…

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Today’s Quote: “To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” – Sugar Ray Robinson

Today’s Word: Sardonic adj. Grimly mocking or cynical. “His sardonic smile.”

Random Thought: I don’t regret growing older, I realize it’s a privilege that has been denied to many…

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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: “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?” William Arthur Ward

Today’s Word: Laborious adj. Hard-working; industrious. Marked by or requiring long, hard work. “It was a laborious project, but they still kept it under budget.”

Random Thought: A skinny friend of mine told me yesterday at the mall, that he exercised because he really liked to eat; he thought of himself as an undercover fat guy…

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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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