Archive for May, 2019

Today’s Quote: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

Today’s Word: Incorrigible adj. Not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed. “His bad habits were incorrigible.”

Random Thought: Everyone has a photographic memory. But some folks just don’t seem to have their memory card loaded…

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Today’s Quote: “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
– Simone de Beauvoir

Today’s Word: Egalitarian adj. Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Random Thought: It occurred to me, that every day there are people stuck in traffic on their way to a gym to ride a stationary bike…

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Today’s Quote: “Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” – Charles Reade

Today’s Word: Truncate tr.v. 1. To shorten or cut off. 2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.

Random Thought: I have always tried to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days seem to attack me at once…

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Today’s Quote: “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

Today’s Word: Atrocious adj. Horrifyingly wicked: “Atrocious cruelties.” Of a very poor quality; extremely bad or unpleasant: “Atrocious weather.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I wonder why I can remember all the words to a song from the 60’s, but forget why I walked into the next room…

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Today’s Quote: “The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.” – Socrates

Today’s Word: Divisive adj. Creating dissension or discord; Causing disagreement or hostility within a group so that it is likely to split. “Divisive politics.”

Random Thought: Why do I press harder on a remote control when I think the battery may be dead…


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Today’s Quote: “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.” – Henry W. Longfellow

Today’s Word: Ignominious adj. Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; humiliating: “An ignominious defeat.”

Random Thought: Common sense is similar to deodorant, those that need it the most don’t use it…

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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: Ever notice how quickly we can point out unethical behavior in others, but can rationalize our own?

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Today’s Quote: “If you only read what everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” — Haruki Murakami

Today’s Word: Peevish adj. Easily irritated, particularly by unimportant things. “He was peevish around smokers.”

Random Thought: Have you noticed that the phrase, “That being said” has taken the place of the old standby conjunction, “but” and that is way overused. That being said, it does sound better than, but it is way overused…

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Today’s Quote: “The only person who cannot be helped is that person who blames others.” – Carl Rogers

Today’s Word: Doleful adj Expressing sorrow; mournful. “A doleful look.” Causing misfortune or grief. “Doleful consequences.”

Random Thought: I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it…

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Today’s Quote: “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”– Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word: Autonomous adj. 1. Independent in mind or judgment; self-directed. 2. Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent: “The business divisions operate autonomously.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that junk is something you keep for years…then throw out a week before you need it…

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