Word of the Day: Ultimate

ul·ti·mate /ˈəltəmət / adjective: being or happening at the end of a process, final; maximum or extreme “Let us not be afraid to help each other—let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and Senators and Congressmen and Government officials but the voters of this country.” Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1882 – 1945 “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929 – 1968 “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo Da Vinci, 1452 – 1519 “The ultimate goal of writing is forgiveness.” Katerina Stoykova Klemer, 1971 – pictured: Excited students at Pine Island Elementary School received dictionaries from members of the American Legion Posts #258 and #47, Grand Rapids, MI.