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Today’s Quote: “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

Today’s Word: Voluminous adj. Having great volume, fullness, size, or number; ample or lengthy in speech or writing. “Voluminous paperwork.”

Random Thought: I know there are some people who start every day with a smile, but that’s just to get it over with…

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Today’s Quote: “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.”

Random Thought: That feeling that you have made this mistake before is called…experience.

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Today’s Quote: “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Vociferous (vo·cif·er·ous) adj Characterized by vehemence, clamour, or noisiness: “A vociferous crowd.”

Random Thought: So when a person says, “they haven’t got all day” does that mean they have a shorter day than I do?

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Today’s Quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

Random Thought: Diane Von Furstenberg, is credited with saying: “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” … pretty sound advice.

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Today’s Quote: “Suspicion is the companion of mean souls and the bane of all good society.” – Thomas Paine

Today’s Word: Empathy; Empathetic adj. The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another.

Random Thought: I remember when it was common for our country to govern through “Common Sense”…

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Today’s Quote: “The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.” – Garth Brooks

Today’s Word: Incessant adj. Continuing without pause or interruption. “The incessant noise kept him awake.”

Random Thought: You know that awesome feeling when you finally understand a math problem? …Me neither…

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Today’s Quote: “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is a success.” – Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Discern; Discerning v. Perceive or recognize (something). Distinguish (someone or something) with difficulty by sight or with the other senses. “Discern who is telling the truth.”

Random Thought: We are beginning the second week of the new year, that means we only have several more weeks of being bombarded with TV ads from fitness centers and weight loss programs…

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