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If you’re helping someone and expecting something, you are doing business, not kindness.

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Adjective: Precarious  (prih-KAIR-ee-us) Definition: 1. Dependent on uncertain premises: dubious. 2. Dependent on chance circumstances, unknown conditions, or uncertain developments. 3. Dangerously lacking in security or steadiness. Sample sentence: The books were stacked high in a precarious tower that was liable to topple at any moment.

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Noun: Waddy  (WAH-dee) Definition: Cowboy. Sample sentence: The young waddy, a long-faced lad in an oversized black hat, amazed the crowd at the rodeo with his roping skills.

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Have experiences, not things. Have stories, not stuff.

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Noun: Cybrarian  (sye-BRAIR-ee-un) Definition: A person whose job is to find, collect, and manage information that is available on the World Wide Web. Sample sentence: The university’s head cybrarian and her team maintain libraries of web sites pertaining to specific fields of study.

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Never quit. If you stumble, get back up. What happened yesterday no longer matters. Today is another day to move on and start over.

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Noun: Disinformation  (dis-in-fer-MAY-shun) Definition: False information deliberately and often covertly spread (as by the planting of rumors) in order to influence public opinion or obscure the truth. Sample sentence: The writer’s latest book examines the effects of propaganda and disinformation during the Cold War.

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The most expensive things we carry are in our hearts, not in our pockets.

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Adjective: Piebald  (PAHY-bawld) Definition: 1. Having patches of black and white or of other colors; parti-colored. 2. A piebald animal, especially a horse. Sample sentence: Of all the horses in the paddock, the piebald was the prettiest.

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At the end of the day, the only questions you should ask yourself are…Did I love enough? Did I laugh enough? Did I make a difference?

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