Sunday, December 17, 2017

The Frictionary # 714

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6676. Humor is almost always anger with its make-up on. (Stephen King)

6677.People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. (Søren Kierkegaard)

6678. The less you know, the freer you are.(Dany Laferrière)

6679.Racism is so stupid, there's more than enough reasons to dislike people on an individual basis. (Will Durst)

6680. The ultimate indignity is to be given a bedpan by a stranger who calls you by your first name. (Maggie Kuhn)

6681.What is God. He is the breath inside the breath. (Kabir)

6682.The third time you say a thing it sounds like a lie. (Harrison Ford)

6683. To give is to give, to take back is to steal. (French Proverb)

6684. An adolescent is a minor who is sometimes a major problem. (?)

6685. What gives life meaning gives death meaning.(Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

The Frictionary # 713

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6666. Love is life accelerated.* (Jacques Chardonne)
* That's why it doesn't live long.

6667.Life is a long lesson in humility. This becomes more obvious as you get near the end. (James M. Barrie)

6668. There is still no cure for the common birthday. (John Glenn)

6669. People only become heroes when they can't do otherwise. (Paul Claudel)

6670. One can't love humanity. One can only love people. (Graham Greene)

6671. Gain and loss live in the same house. (Russian proverb)

6672. People have one thing in common: they are all different. (Robert Zend)

6673. If all those who believe they are right weren't wrong, truth wouldn't be far. (Pierre Dac)

6674. A religion
must be tough
that casts out bacon. (Positively Wyrde)

6675. If you think that someone's plotting to steal everything you have, you're either paranoid or a member of the middle class. (Robert Brault)

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Sunday, December 03, 2017

The Frictionary # 712

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6656. There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up, and the kind you make up. (Rex Stout)

6657. We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something, we are no longer free. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

6658. Nobody knows which dream the branch falls in love with once the bird has flown away. (Gilles Baudry)

6659. Technology: Domain that progresses like crazy, while Man runs behind, trying to connect the right wires.(Michel Lauzière)

6660. Laziness is a dish best served delivered. (Michael Linhart)

6661. Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them. (George Carlin)

6662. Man is imperfect. The creation is still in progress. (Réjean Lévesque)

6663. Sometimes you just don't have enough middle fingers. (Benjamin Wallace)

6664. One by one
fireflies escape my glass jar
starry night. (Chen-ou Liu)

6665. Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution. (Robert Zend)

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Sunday, November 26, 2017

The Frictionary # 711

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6646. Suffering isn't ennobling, recovery is. (Christian Barnard)

6647. I don't care about knowing a lot of things; I want to know things I like. (Jules Renard)

6648, Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe - you can't take a taxi. (Alan Alda)

6649, Serious is the one who believes what he makes others believe. (Milan Kundera)

6650. What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live. (Edgar W. Howe)

6651. Humans walk 900 miles per year & drink 22 gallons of beer - the average human gets 41 miles per gallon.(Newfylover1)

6652. Work without love is slavery. (Mother Teresa)

6653, The consultant deities
have measured the time
with long winded
arguments of eternity. (Kofi Awoonor)

6654. Life asked death, "Why do people love me but hate you?"  Death replied, "Because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth." (?)

6655. Truth is not determined by majority vote. (Pope Benedict XVI)




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Sunday, November 19, 2017

The Frictionary # 710

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6636. History is the sum total of the things that could have been avoided. (Konrad Adenauer)

6637.An image is a stop the mind makes between uncertainties. (Djuna Barnes)

6638. Man is not perfect, but that's not surprising if you consider how long ago he was created. (Alphonse Allais)

6639. The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them. (Will Rogers)

6640. -More powerful than God, more evil than the Devil, the poor have it, the rich lack it, and if you eat it you die.
- Nothing. (Margaret Atwood)

6641. We only lean on what offers resistance. (François Andrieux)

6642. We are for each other; then
laugh, leaning back in my arms
for life's not a paragraph
And death i think is no parenthesis. (E.E. Cummings)

6643. A man may fall many times but he won't be a failure until he says someone pushed him. (Elmer G. Letterman)

6644. Death is not a period but a comma in the story of life. (?)

6645. Swimming in the sea is like playing with a giant. (Stéphane Laporte)

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Frictionary # 709

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6626. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. (Robert H. Schuller)

6627. There is a reason for everything, except, as far as I know, for decelerating into the passing lane. (Robert Brault)

6628. The reflect is to colors what the echo is to sounds. (Joseph Joubert)

6629. Modern English is the Wal-Mart of languages: convenient, huge, hard to avoid, superficially friendly, and devouring all rivals in its eagerness to expand. (Mark Abbey)

6630. All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously. (Tom Robbins)

6631. There are some pets that are frustrated because they are not on social media. (Réjean Lévesque)

6632. Innocence seeps away
through the interstices of neglect. (Jim Culleny)

6633. Statistics: the only crystal ball approved by God. (Xiao-Li Meng)

6634. Alcohol is not the answer; it just makes you forget the question. (?)

6635. There is no love, there are only proofs of love. (Pierre Reverdy)

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Sunday, November 05, 2017

The Frictionary # 708

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6616. Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. (Faith Baldwin)

6617. The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. (Marcel Proust)

6618. A hero is someone we can admire without apology. (Kitty Kelley)

6619. Prostitution: the only occupation that pays less with seniority. (Billy Tellier)

6620. If God made man in his image, he must be a real schmuck. (Matthieu Kassowitz "Babylon AD")

6621. There was a pregnant pause 
Then it miscarried. (Réjean Lévesque) 

6622. Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other. (L.J. Peter)

6623. Truth can be a dangerous thing. It is quite patient and relentless. (R. Scott Richards)

6624. My blood type is Folgers. (?)

6625. One finds limits by pushing them.(Herbert Simon)

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