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Today’s Quote: “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

Today’s Word: Elucidate v. Make (something) clear; explain. “The presentation will help to elucidate the project.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that when you want something really bad, crying for it isn’t going to work nearly as good as complaining!

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Today ’s Quote: “Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.” – W. Clement Stone

Today’s Word: Contrite adj. 1. Arising from a sense of guilt: done or said out of a sense of guilt or remorse. 2. Very sorry: genuinely and deeply sorry about something. “He was suitably contrite.”

Random Thought: If you don’t have a sense of humor; you probably don’t have any sense at all…

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Today’s Quote: ”I think it’s important to have a good hard failure early in life.” – Walt Disney

Today’s Word: Precocious adj. Manifesting or characterized by unusually early development or maturity, especially in mental aptitude. “A precocious child.”

Random Thought: I’ve pretty much given up on trying to change the world, so now I’m working on changing myself… at this point, I’m not sure which is more difficult…

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Today’s Quote: “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden

Today’s Word: Clandestine adj. 1. Kept or done in secret, often in order to conceal an illicit or improper purpose. “The CIA maintains clandestine operations in many countries.”

Random Thought: You can tell a lot about a person by the way that they handle three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights…

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Today’s Quote: “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley

Today’s Word: Halcyon (hal·cy·on) Adj 1. Calm; peaceful; tranquil: “Halcyon seas.” 2. Rich; wealthy; prosperous: “Halcyon times before the recession.”

Random Thought: Facebook Live now allows me to see ‘moving pictures’ of my friends’ food…

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Today’s Quote: ”Success is more attitude than aptitude.” – Peter Guber

Today’s Word: Eviscerate v. Deprive or take away (something) of its essential content. “The compromise eviscerated the proposed agreement.”

Random Thought: You can’t always tell a book by its cover, but you can usually tell by the first three chapters, and most definitely by the last chapter…

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Today ’s Quote: “You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.”
– Jack London

Today’s Word: Nescient; Nescience adj. Lacking knowledge; ignorant. “His nescience of the topic was obvious.”

Random Thought: I’ve discovered the best way to control impulse buying…never buy anything you can’t sell at a garage sale.

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