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Quote of the Day August 14, 2009

August 14, 2009

Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you’re going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus.”
Oprah Winfrey

Word of the Day

mollify ( MOL-uh-fy ) transitive verb
1: To pacify; to soothe or calm in temper or disposition.  2: To reduce in intensity; to temper.  3: To soften; to reduce the rigidity of.

Random Fact

In 1888, a recording of English composer Arthur Sullivan‘s The Lost Chord (audio clip right), one of the first recordings of music ever made, was played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison‘s phonograph in London.