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Today’s Quote: “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – B.R. Hayden

Today’s Word: Opine v.tr. To state as an opinion. Latin: opinari – to have an opinion.

Random Thought: Ever notice that your career plans were more exciting when you were in elementary school…

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Today’s Quote: “Flattery is nothing but attention without intention.” – Mary Lindsey

Today’s Word: Antipathy n. A deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion. “His antipathy for lawyers dates back to his divorce.”

Random Thought: I often wondered if stupidity got me into a mess. Why wouldn’t it get me out?… Would or Wouldn’t it?

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Today’s Quote: “Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.” – Pete Seeger

Today’s Word: Voracity; Voracious adj. Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous. 2. Having or marked by an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; greedy: “A voracious reader.”

Random Thought: Seriously, some people should try being informed instead of just opinionated…

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Today’s Quote: “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

Today’s Word: Venality n. 1. The condition of being susceptible to bribery or corruption. 2. The use of a position of trust for dishonest gain: “The venality of a corrupt judge.”

Random Thought: I guess I’m not a party type of guy…I don’t own any Hawaiian shirts…

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Today’s Quote: “Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” – David McCullough

Today’s Word: Egregious adj. Conspicuously bad or offensive. “The judge’s conduct was egregious.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that some people’s lives seem to be made up of “it seemed like a good idea” strung together…

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Today’s Quote: “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Alchemy n. 1. A power or process of transforming something common into something special. 2. An inexplicable or mysterious process by which paradoxical results are achieved with no obvious rational explanation.

Random Thought: Happiness …finding the first good book in a series and knowing there are more to follow…

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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: Naps are for old people, therefore, I will be taking a horizontal pause later today…

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