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Today’s Quote: “At the root of every conflict there is an untruth, and the only permanent solution is the truth.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: Temerity n. Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity: “No one had the temerity to question his decision.”

Random Thought: We seem to spend an inordinate amount of time dwelling upon and struggling with the mystery of evil when the real mystery is where goodness comes from…

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Today’s Quote: ”Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”– Vernon Law

Today’s Word: Fundamental rights are a group of rights that have been recognized by the Supreme Court as requiring a high degree of protection from government encroachment. (However, they can be changed or amended.) Absolute rights are those rights which can be neither restricted nor restrained under any condition

Random Thought: The second amendment is a fundamental right, not an absolute right…

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Today’s Quote: “The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a “but”.” – Henry Ward Beecher

Today’s Word: Ignominious adj. Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; humiliating: “An ignominious defeat.”

Random Thought: Unfortunately, many people have been pacified into believing that racism and discrimination exist only in our history books…

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.” – Charles F. Kettering

Today’s Word: Homogeneous adj. 1. Uniform in structure or composition. 2. Of the same or similar nature or kind: “The corporation maintains tight-knit, homogeneous board members.”

Random Thought: How was it decided that “fat chance” and “slim chance” would mean the same thing…

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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: Cavernous adj. Resembling a cavern, as in-depth, vastness, or effect: a cavernous hole; cavernous echoes.

Random Thought: My days seem to start backward, I wake up tired and go to bed wide awake…

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Today’s Quote: “A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.”
– Elbert Hubbard

Today’s Word: Clandestine adj. 1. Kept or done in secret, often in order to conceal an illicit or improper purpose. “The CIA maintains clandestine operations in many countries.”

Random Thought: “The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.” Martin Luther King, J  (Americans should be standing for all the people in Hong Kong and throughout the world who want to live in a democracy.)

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Today’s Quote: “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: Colloquial (ism) adj. (of language) Used in ordinary conversation; not formal or literary. “His lecture was quite engaging due to his colloquial speech.”

Random Thought: Trump exclaimed last night at his New Hampshire rally: “Is there anything better than a Trump rally!” … First thing I thought of, was a root canal…

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