Monthly Archives: December 2016

Today’s Quote, 31 December 2016

Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer. 

– Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince

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Quote of the Day: 30 December 2016

“Read over your compositions and, when you meet a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.”

— Samuel Johnson

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Word of the Day: Snaw-gebland

Snāw-gebland (Old English; n):

A snowstorm.

(“snah-yeh-blond”)

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Word of the Day: Obtest

obtestv. to call heaven to witness; to protest against

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Today’s Quote, 27 December 2016

“People don’t think how they feel, they don’t say what they think and they don’t do what they say.”

– David Ogilvy

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Word of the Day: Ataraxia

Ataraxia

A pleasure that comes when the mind is at rest.

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Today’s Quote, 25 December 2016

For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

– Luke, 19.10

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