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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of December 24, 2023

December 24, 2023

Atrphy – V. – Waste away

December 25, 2023

Knavish – Adj. – Deceitful or dishonest

December 26, 2023

Legalese – N. – Legal language

December 27, 2023

Patriarch – N. – A father figure

December 28, 2023

Obsolescent – Adj. – Going out of use

December 29, 2023

Solarium – N. – Sunroom

December 30, 2023

Per Diem – Adv. – Daily


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Thought(s) Of The Day – For the Week of December 24, 2023

December 24, 2023

Love of power, operating through greed and through personal ambition, was the cause of all these evils.

December 25, 2023

You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.

December 26, 2023

What is done cannot be undone, but one can prevent it from happening again.

December 27, 2023

Great talent has always a little madness mixed up with it.

December 28, 2023

When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.

December 29, 2023

Improving yourself is a lot more profitable than trying to improve others.

December 30, 2023

The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world.


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Quote(s) Of The Day – For the week of December 24, 2023

December 24, 2023

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Twain

December 25, 2023

“The man who chases two rabbits, catches neither.” – Confucius

December 26, 2023

“Be hard on yourself, easy on others.” – Al-Shafi‘i

December 27, 2023

“Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try.” – Hemingway

December 28, 2023

“Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.” – Twain

December 29, 2023

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Twain

December 30, 2023

“Your children need your presence more than your presents.” – Jackson


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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of December 17, 2023

December 17, 2023

Ovoid – Adj. – Egg-shaped

December 18, 2023

Deify – V. – Treat as a god

December 19, 2023

Perspicacious – Adj. – Relating to acute mental vision

December 20, 2023

Indigenous – Adj. – Native

December 21, 2023

Herbicide – N. – An agent used to hill or inhibit plant growth

December 22, 2023

Pachyderm – N. – An elephant

December 23, 2023

Kafkaesque – Adj. – Nightmarishly complex


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Thought(s) Of The Day – For the Week of December 17, 2023

December 17, 2023

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.

December 18, 2023

True wisdom lies in one’s confession about the limits of one’s knowledge.

December 19, 2023

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

December 20, 2023

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity.

December 21, 2023

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

December 22, 2023

You’re going to pay a price for every bloody thing you do and everything you don’t do. You don’t get to choose to not pay a price. You get to choose which poison you’re going to take. That’s it.

December 23, 2023

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.


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December 17, 2023

“Silence is the best response to a fool.” – Browning

December 18, 2023

“There is no possession more valuable than a good and faithful friend.” – Socrates

December 19, 2023

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Kierkegaard

December 20, 2023

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” – Churchill

December 21, 2023

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – Adams

December 22, 2023

“Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.” – Aristotle

December 23, 2023

“Well done, is better than well said.” – Franklin


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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of December 10, 2023

December 10, 2023

Charcuterie – N. – Deli specializing in meats

December 11, 2023

Estaminet – N. – Small cafe

December 12, 2023

Chaffer – V. Haggle

December 13, 2023

Defray – V. – Provide payment for

December 14, 2023

Monger – N. – Broker or dealer

December 15, 2023

Cryptology – N. – Study of codes and ciphers

December 16, 2023

Empathetic – Adj. – Showing understanding and/or sensitivity


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Thought(s) Of The Day – For the Week of December 10, 2023

December 10, 2023

Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.

December 11, 2023

People who are aware of, and ashamed of, their prejudices are well on the road to eliminating them.

December 12, 2023

An illusion shared by everyone becomes a reality.

December 13, 2023

He who is not happy with little will never be happy with much.

December 14, 2023

Dying is nothing. What’s terrible is not to live.

December 15, 2023

Against a stupidity that is in fashion, no wisdom compensates.

December 16, 2023

Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.


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Quote(s) Of The Day – For the week of December 10, 2023

December 10, 2023

“My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.” – Chaplin

December 11, 2023

“If you are afraid of loneliness, don’t marry.” – Chekhov

December 12, 2023

“I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.” – Disraeli

December 13, 2023

“He who fears suffering already suffers from his fear.” – de Montaigne

December 14, 2023

“What worries you, masters you.” – Locke

December 15, 2023

“Meaningful silence is better than meaningless words.” – Pythagoras

December 16, 2023

“If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.” – Spinoza


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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of December 3, 2023

December 3, 2023

Haberdasher – N. – Dealer in menswear

December 4, 2023

Caveat emptor – n. – “Let the buyer beware.”

December 5, 2023

Patronize – V. – Visit as a customer

December 6, 2023

Mercantile – Adj. – Related to buying and selling

December 7, 2023

Haute Couture – N. – High fashion

December 8, 2023

Millinery – N. – Related to women’s hats

December 9, 2023

Floorwalker – N. – Roving sales person


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