Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Frictionary # 702

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6546. We think in generalities, but we live in details. (Alfred North Whitehead)

6547. Conscience is what makes a boy tell his mother before his sister does. (Evan Esar)

6548. Science is for those who learn; poetry is for those who know. (Joseph Joubert)

6549. You move in me like the tongue in a mouth
like wind the leaves of summer trees. (Monica Ferrell)

6550. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. (Lewis B. Smedes)

6551. "FIRE AT WILL!" - Why does everybody want to shoot Will? (Réjean Lévesque)

6552. Game requests on Facebook are the online version of Jehovah Witnesses. (Michael Linhart)

6553. Only one is a wanderer, two together are always going somewhere. (Alfred Hitchcock)

6554. Fur is a skin that has changed beasts. (Aurélien Scholl)

6555. Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches. (Colley Cibber)

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Sunday, September 03, 2017

The Frictionary # 701

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6536. An apology is a good way to have the last word. (?)

6537. The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them. (Stephen King)

6538. Thirty: that weird age where you're too old to be young, and too young to be old. (Frédéric Beigbeder)

6539. There are Seven Deadly Sins, of which, so far, only Envy and Greed have organized politically. (Robert Brault)

6540. Hell, it's where there is no why. (Primo Levi)

6541. Exaggeration, n. A lie masquerading as the truth. (Mardy Grothe)

6542. Clocks and watches have been invented to slow down time. (Réjean Lévesque)

6543. I wonder if it's rude for a deaf person to talk with food in their(sic) hands. (Demetri Martin)

6544. It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid. (James Michener)

6545. The dream is a tunnel that passes under reality. It is a sewer with clear water, but still a sewer. (Pierre Reverdy)

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

The Frictionary # 700

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6526. If you're the kind of person who is scared and courageous at the same time, you might end up doing big things. (David Carr) 

6527. Modesty is the slipcover for talent. (Aurélien Scholl)

6528. It's all right to sit on your pity pot every now and then. Just be sure to flush when you are finished. (Debbie Macomber)

6529. Chauvinism: Other people's pride. (Michel Lauzière)

6530. Did you know 
that darkness is flat?
Just look at your shadow. (Positively Wyrde)

6531. Truth was time's only daughter. (Leonardo da Vinci)

6532. I love you is the inscription on Pandora's box. (Mason Cooley)

6533. Lately, common sense is simply not common enough. (Réjean Lévesque)

6534. In the binary system we count on our fists instead of our fingers. (?)

6535. To look "far" is to look "early". (Hubert Reeves*)
* Astrophysicist. [The starlight we see now originated a long time ago.]

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Frictionary # 699

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6516. Books are the way we communicate with the dead. (Neil Gaiman)

6517. Honeydew melon is the throw pillow of the fruit salad. (Jim Gaffigan)

6518. Joy is the world's rarest substance.(Christian Bobin)

6519. - Sir, the cereal is bland, unfulfilling, what should we name it?
          - Life. (Zac Felts)

6520. Too many young people believe there's no future for them when they are just without goals. (Jacques Chirac)

6521. My poems
have not eaten poems -
they devour
exciting happenings,
feed on rough weather,
and dig their food
out of earth and men. (Pablo Neruda)

6522. "Aria" is Italian for "song that will not end in your lifetime". (Dave Barry)

6523. Public opinion is the whore among opinions. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

6524. Opera singers (operators?) sing very loud so people won't fall asleep. (Réjean Lévesque)

6525. Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love. (Proverb)

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Frictionary # 698

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6506. The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth. (Hermann Hesse)

6507. My car has one of those backup cameras so I can see what I hit. (William Ader)

6508. It is to honor the sun to be up after it. (Yvan Audouard)

6509. I love a candlelight dinner. I'm not romantic, I just look better in the dark. (Wendy Liebman)

6510. Prejudice supports thrones, ignorance altars. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

6511. All we do 
Is touched with ocean, yet we remain
On the shore of what we know. (Richard Wilbur)

6512. They make round pizzas, put them in square boxes, serve them in triangles. Geometric challenge. (Réjean Lévesque)

6513. The Christian's chief occupational hazards are depression and discouragement. (John R. Stott)

6514. Microwave minutes are longer than regular minutes. (?)

6515. Sometimes two people meet who have no illusions - and discover they are ready for one. (Robert Brault)

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Sunday, August 06, 2017

The Frictionary # 697

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6496. From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step. (Denis Diderot)

6497. When you hit a wrong note, it's the next note you play that determines if it's good or bad. (Miles Davis)

6498. I find to my astonishment that an unhappy marriage goes on being unhappy when it's over. (Rebecca West)

6499. The main institution of any one-party government is jail. (Amadou Kourouma)

6500. We build too many walls and not enough bridges. (Isaac Newton)

6501. We must not confuse the pessimists and the disappointed. The disappointed have proofs. (Jacques Dutronc)

6502. I can smell the snow,
which seems to me,
against the dark trees
moving in slow procession,
a few birds stark and silent,
an essence close to love.
But any old fool can smell love. (David Citino)

6503. Mexican food: poor people's food at haute cuisine prices. (Réjean Lévesque)

6504. When you're happy, you enjoy the music; when you're sad, you understand the lyrics. (?)

6505. Meditation is the emptying of consciousness of its content. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

The Frictionary # 696

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6486. A book is a heart that beats in the chest of another. (Rebecca Solnit)

6487. America's one of the finest countries anyone ever stole. (Bobcat Goldthwaite)

6488. I don't need enemies. I have relatives. (Jean-Jacques Péroni)

6489. Experience is what you have after you've forgotten her name.(Milton Berle)

6490. It is part of the cure to wish to be cured. (Seneca)

6491. A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race. (Barbara Christine Seifert)

6492. Love fears doubt though it is doubt that makes it grow, and it is often certainty that dooms it. (Gustave LeBon)

6493. Life is the train, not the station. (Paulo Coelho)

6494. There are two reasons why we don't trust people. First - we don't know them. Second - we know them. (?)

6495. Each cobble
on the seashore 
contains an infinity of waves.(Réjean Lévesque)

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