Word of the Day: Voice

voice /vois/

1. noun: the sound produced in a person’s larynx and uttered through the mouth, as speech or song

Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my voice I can help the greatest of all causes—goodwill among men and peace on earth.” Albert Einstein, 1879 – 1955

2. noun: a wish, choice, or opinion openly or formally expressed

We must tell girls their voices are important.” Malala Yousafzai, 1997 –

3. verb: to express (something) in words

When another blames you or hates you, or people voice similar criticisms, go to their souls, penetrate inside and see what sort of people they are. You will realize that there is no need to be racked with anxiety that they should hold any particular opinion about you.” Marcus Aurelius, 121 CE – 180 CE

pictured: Happy Uinta County third graders after receiving personal dictionaries from the Rotary Club of Evanston, WY.