Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

Today ’s Quote: “Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.” – Anias Nin

Today’s Word: Taciturn adj. Reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little. “Today the normally taciturn man would not stop talking.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that anything you lose automatically doubles in value…

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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: Ever notice that a meal without dessert is like a sentence without a period.

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Today’s Quote: “Tis’ better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s perfectly.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, from the book Eat, Pray, Love

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family were forced from their home.”

Random Thought: I seem to never make the same mistake twice…I make it five or six times, just to be sure…

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Today’s Quote: “Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.” – Victor Hugo

Today’s Word: Brusque adj. Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt. “Her boss gave a brusque reply.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that it is hard to say “No” without explaining yourself…

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Today ’s Quote: “A lie can travel halfway 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: They say that you can learn from your mistakes…so most days I end up learning a lot…

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Today’s Quote: “Never take a person’s dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you.”– Frank Barron

Today’s Word: Extemporaneous adj. 1. Unrehearsed. Done or said without advance preparation or thought; impromptu. 2. Prepared in advance but delivered without notes or text: “An extemporaneous speech.”

Random Thought: This morning I was once again forced to be ‘myself” because everyone else was taken…

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Today’s Quote: “It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.” – Brian Tracy

Today’s Word: Abate v. To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen. “The wind finally abated.”

Random Thought: I have come to the realization that if everything is going well, then I’ve overlooked something…

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