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Wisdom Quotes


What you’d try if you could not fail is worth trying knowing you might fail.

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? (Robert H. Schuller)

All of our fears are treasure troves of self-knowledge ready to be explored if you dare to make the first step.
Fear is a question. What are you afraid of and why? Our fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if we explore them. (Marilyn French)

Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today is the beginning of National Archive Your Files Month? During February, make a special effort to archive your important computer files and also set up a regular system of archiving files on a monthly basis (at the very minimum).

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”

— Louise L. Hay

Seasoned Nuts Quotable via PNUTs Newsletter


SEASONED NUTS: QUOTABLE
“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.”

“But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.”

― Rachel Carson

Did you know…


… that today is Lopsided Basketball Game Day? In 1964, one Louisiana high school basketball team beat another 211 to 29, the most lopsided high school basketball game ever played. The teams shall remain nameless to protect the honor of the losing team. 😉

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“If the grass looks greener on the other side… Stop staring. Stop comparing. Stop complaining. Start watering the grass you’re standing on.”

— Angel Chernoff

Word of the Day


WORD OF THE DAY
Adjudicate
ə-joo-dih-kayt
Part of speech: verb
Origin: Latin, late 17th century
1

To make an official decision or judgment

2

To act as a judge

Examples of Adjudicate in a sentence

“The student council was required to adjudicate any accusations of cheating.”

“After years as a public defender he was ready for his promotion to adjudicate on the state supreme court.”

Word of the Day


WORD OF THE DAY
Talisman
TAL-is-mən
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Arabic, early 17th century
1

An object, usually a charm or piece of jewelry, thought to provide magical protection

2

An object that produces magical or remarkable effects

Examples of Talisman in a sentence

“In the fairy tale, the young girl was never supposed to take off her talisman, or the witch would find her.”

“My grandmother claimed her old locket was a talisman, but I never saw her perform any magic.”

Word of the Day


WORD OF THE DAY
Talisman
TAL-is-mən
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Arabic, early 17th century
1

An object, usually a charm or piece of jewelry, thought to provide magical protection

2

An object that produces magical or remarkable effects

Examples of Talisman in a sentence

“In the fairy tale, the young girl was never supposed to take off her talisman, or the witch would find her.”

“My grandmother claimed her old locket was a talisman, but I never saw her perform any magic.”