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Today’s Quote: “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” -General George S. Patton

Today’s Word: Gravitas n. Dignity, seriousness, or solemnity in manner. “He has the necessary gravitas to lead the company.”

Randon Thought:  Don’t tell people about your life dreams, just live them…

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Today’s Quote: “Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” – Og Mandino

Today’s Word: Formidable adj. Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively powerful, large, or capable. “A formidable opponent.”

Random Thought: How many times have you wanted to say, “lack of planning on your part, doesn’t constitute an emergency on my part”…

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Today’s Quote: “Make a pledge to yourself right now, to declare that you are worth your time and energy.” – Deborah Day

Today’s Word: Bucolic (bu·col·ic) adj. Of or relating to the pleasant aspects of country life. “He retired to a more bucolic life on his farm.”

Random Thought: Why do British people never sound British when they sing?

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Today’s Quote: “Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.”– Abraham Joshua Heschel

Today’s Word: Coltish adj. Energetic but awkward in one’s movements or behavior. Playful, not trained or disciplined. “Coltish horseplay to celebrate their graduation.”

Random Thought: Nothing messes up your Friday like realizing its only Tuesday…

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Today ’s Quote: “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” – J.K. Rowling

Today’s Word: Evocative; Evocate adj. Bringing strong memories, images, or feelings to mind.

Random Thought: Whenever you are feeling sad, just remember that somewhere in the world there’s an idiot pulling a door that says “PUSH”… and it’s probably me.

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Today ’s Quote: “A true friend is someone who knows there’s something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Dubious adj. Hesitating or doubting. Not to be relied upon; suspect. “He seemed dubious about the idea.”

Random Thought: By the time you can make ends meet, someone moves the ends…

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Today’s Quote: ”Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

Today’s Word: Bromide n. A commonplace remark or notion; a platitude. “Her speech contained the usual bromides about teamwork.” A tiresome or dull person; a bore.

Random Thought: Some days I just let my mind wonder… now that I’m older, I sometimes fear that it won’t come back…

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