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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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