Sunday, January 13, 2019

The Frictionary # 770

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7236. If you're caught in a vicious circle of your own doing, just turn left where you normally turn right. (Oscar Wilde*)
* Also attributed to Jerry Seinfeld)

7237. What you resist, persists. (...) by your continued attention to it in a negative way, you continue to place it there. (Neale Donald Walsch)

7238. Generalities are made of exceptions. (Solal Malibu)

7239. A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her imagination, and they both speak of it as an affair of the heart. (Helen Rowland)

7240. The piano, the rich man's accordion. (Michel Audiard)

7241. Imaginary obstacles are insurmountable. Real ones aren't. (Barbara Sher)

7242. I just can't read
the expiration date
on my heartache. (Réjean Lévesque)

7243. When I meet a man I ask myself, "Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?". (Rita Rudner)

7244. A vacation is like love - anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia. (?)

7245. Ungratefulness: Amnesia of the heart. (Michel Lauzière)

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Sunday, January 06, 2019

The Frictionary # 769

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7226. Resolutions, they're like newborn babies, I never know how to hold them. (Billy Tellier)

7227. Toys are made in heaven, batteries are made in hell. (Tom Robbins)

7228. May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions. (Joey Adams)

7229. Love is three-quarters curiosity. (Giacomo Casanova)

7230. Fight fire with fire, and all you'll end up with is ashes. (Abigail Van Buren)

7231. People buy with emotion and justify with reason. (Hanan Levin)

7232. The present comes from farther back than it believes. (Alexandre Vialatte)

7233. Echo surely is 
Socratic in nature
it will return
your question back to you. (Réjean Lévesque)

7234. In school, you learn the past simple, but nothing about the future complicated. (?)

7235. If there were to be a universal sound depicting peace, I would surely vote for the purr. (Barbara L. Diamond)

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Sunday, December 30, 2018

The Frictionary # 768

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7216. Nostalgia is longing for a place you'd never move back to. (Milton Berle)

7217. To learn, you must understand. But, to understand, you must have already learned. (Réjean Bergeron)

7218. Women speak in estrogen and men listen in testosterone. (Richard Roeper)

7219. Without love, intelligence is dangerous; without intelligence, love is not enough. (Ashley Montagu)

7220. Many divorces result from a misunderstanding. Many marriages too. (Tristan Bernard)

7221. With the moon up
till the early hours of morn
windows
never sleep. (Beez Laine)

7222. "Remote control" should be shortened to "remote" because too many people have lost control. (Réjean Lévesque)

7223. All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. (Edmund Burke)

7224. Fact: a baby loses 20% of its value the second you take it home from the hospital. (Julius Sharpe)

7225. Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same time. (Demetri Martin)

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

The Frictionary # 767

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7206. When the wise have come to the end of their wisdom, it is fitting to listen to the children. (Georges Bernanos)

7207. The great enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it. (William H. Whyte)

7208. As soon as a dream is realized it is destroyed. (Gian-Carlo Menotti)

7209. If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. (Bob Hope)

7210. In politics, the future belongs to those who do not care about the present. (Philippe Bouvard)

7211. DNA: twist of fate. (Réjean Lévesque)

7212. Suicide is our way of saying to God, "You can't fire me, I quit." (Bill Maher)

7213. The black dome of sky
is a mirror
the stars
never stop seeing. (Positively Wyrde)

7214. Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't. (?)

7215. A goal without a plan is just a wish. (Larry Edler)

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

The Frictionary # 766

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7196. Life, in short, is a bit like a plate of broccoli: even if you don't like it, it's nevertheless pretty good for your health. (Sébastien Chabot)

7197. Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough. (Martin Amis)

7198. Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood. (Pablo Neruda)

7199. Hey movie villains - make a bomb where the wires are all one color. (Julius Sharpe)

7200. Friendship is the future. Family is the past. (Charles Dantzig)

7201. Love is like wine. To sip is fine, but to empty the bottle is a headache. (Julio Iglesias)

7202. Important question
Is it uncertainty
that feeds hope? (Réjean Lévesque)

7203. Motherhood is a biological fact, while fatherhood is a social invention. (Margaret Mead)

7204. Libertarian, n. One who believes that oppression is best handled by the private sector. (?)

7205. The mind is the effect, not the cause. (Daniel C. Dennett)

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Sunday, December 09, 2018

The Frictionary # 765

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7186. Our life is a faint tracing in the surface of mystery. (Annie Dillard)

7187. Facebook game requests are the Jehovah's Witnesses of the Internet. (Thom Gilmore)

7188. Freedom is nothing but the distance separating the hunter from the game. (Chinese proverb)

7189. Beware of people who have a calling: they need victims. (François Proust)

7190. Camping is like a jumpsuit, at first, you've never felt freer, but then you need to go to the bathroom & you've never felt more trapped. (Aparna Nancheria)

7191. People who get tattoed have very poor memory. They need an indelible image to remember a person or event. (Réjean Lévesque)

7192. The blind see what they want to see. (Dan Brown)

7193. People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim. (Ann Landers)

7194. Cigarettes are killers that travel in packs. (?)

7195. Never expect women to be sincere as long as they are educated to think that their first aim in life is to please. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)


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Sunday, December 02, 2018

The Frictionary # 764

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7176. Chilly, loneliness knits habits. (madeleinebleue)

7177. I am the dog you put to sleep, as you like to call the needle of oblivion, come back to tell you this simple thing: I never liked you. (Billy Collins)

7178. Did God who gave us flowers and trees, also provide the allergies? (Yip Yarburg)

7179. Happiness is the sum of all the misfortunes we don't have. (Marcel Achard)

7180. A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle. (Irina Dunn*)
* Often attributed to Gloria Steinem.

7181. The river is not a window
but sometimes
it is a door. (Positively Wyrde)

7182. The first act of planned obsolescence was when God exiled Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. (Réjean Lévesque)

7183. Prejudice is a great time saver, you can form opinions without having to get the facts. (E.B. White)

7184. Givers have to set limits because takers don't have any. (?)

7185. The Olympic Games: pathetic and failed attempt at loving thy neighbor - like religion. (Pierre Foglia)

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