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Today’s Quote: “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Officious adj. Assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, esp. with regard to petty or trivial matters. Intrusively enthusiastic in offering help or advice; interfering. “The officious man is widely disliked.”

Random Thought: Did you ever notice, whenever you need your keys the most, that’s when they’re the hardest to find?

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Today’s Quote:  Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda

Today’s Word: Ambivalence n. 1. Uncertainty or indecisiveness as to which course to follow. 2. The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea.

Random Thought: There’s always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, we are so blessed to live in this country…Happy 4th of July!

 

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 Today’s Quote:  “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word:  Mendacious (men·da·cious) adj Not telling the truth; lying: “A mendacious politician;” “A mendacious defendant.”

Random Thought:  Did you ever wonder, if marriage means you fell in love, does divorce mean you climbed out?

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Today’s Quote: “If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.” – François Mauriac

Today’s Word: Egress n. The action of going out of or leaving a place. “The company’s egress procedures.”

Random Thought: Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.

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Today’s Quote: “Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

Today’s Word: Contentious adj. Causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial. Involving a heated argument. “The terms of the agreement remain contentious between the parties.”

Random Thought: How do you write zero in Roman numerals?

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“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham City Jail

Auspicious adj. Marked by success; prosperous. Suggesting a positive and successful future. “An auspicious time to purchase the stock.”

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Today’s Quote:

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

― Charles William Eliot

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