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Today’s Quote: “Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” – Samuel Johnson

Today’s Word: Penitent n. Feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant. “After the robbery, the thief was penitent and returned the property.”

Random Thought:  I wonder how adamant people would be on FB about their political points-of-view if they had to create their own statements without the use of some inane meme…

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Today’s Quote: ”Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank

Today’s Word: Bolshie; Bolshiness adj. emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or left-wing. Deliberately combative or uncooperative: “The driver maintained a bolshie attitude before his arrest.”

Random Thought: For some strange reason whenever I lock my car, I press the keypad twice to hear two beeps…I guess to let all nearby car thieves know that I mean business…

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Today’s Quote: “Each day is a new canvas to paint upon. Make sure your picture is full of life and happiness, and at the end of the day you don’t look at it and wish you had painted something different.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Quixotic adj. 1. Idealistic without regard to practicality; impractical. 2. Impulsive: tending to act on whims or impulses. “It was clearly a quixotic case against the defendant.

Random Thought: Exercise in the morning before your brain figures out what you’re doing…

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Today’s Quote: “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” – Bern Williams

Today’s Word: Lucid (lu·cid) adj. 1. Easily understood; intelligible. 2. Mentally sound; sane or rational. “A lucid conversation.” 3. Translucent or transparent.

Random Thought: Ever notice that when you do the right thing it seems to astonish people…

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Today’s Quote: “Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?” -Brigham Young

Today’s Word: Canard n. A false or unfounded rumor or story. “The tabloid included some of Hollywood’s oldest canards.”

Random Thought: Wine improves with age, the older you get the more you like it…

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Today’s Quote: “It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” – Elizabeth Kenny

Today’s Word: Arduous adj. 1. Demanding great effort or labor; difficult. “An arduous undertaking.” 2. Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous. “A long, arduous, and exhausting war.”

Random Thought: It appears that the real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment…

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Today’s Quote: “You don’t get to choose how you are going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you are going to live. Now.” – Joan Baez

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: The problem with “instant gratification” is it’s just not fast enough…

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