Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Frictionary # 744

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6976. Silence
lost in translation. (Heidi Ayala)

6977. If women are so smart, how come they always dance backwards. (Milton Berle)

6978. Hope is a risk you must take. (Georges Bernanos)

6979. People don't resist change. They resist being changed. (Peter M. Senge)

6980. Women's total instinct for gambling has been satisfied by marriage. (Gloria Steinem)

6981. It is not the sea that makes waves, it is the wind. (Grégoire Lacroix)

6982. At the core of criticism, there should always be an intent to assist. (Sean Minogue)

6983. Every flower is a soul blossoming in Nature. (Gérard de Nerval)

6984. Apathy will be the downfall of mankind. But who cares? (?)

6985. Too many bad reviews, the painting hung itself. (madeleinebleue)

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Sunday, July 08, 2018

The Frictionary # 743

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6966. Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once. (Woody Allen)

6967. Do unto others as you would have others do unto you, unless you're a masochist. (Bob Mankoff)

6968. Life would be unbearable if we didn't have the ability to forget. And life is intolerable because we forget. (Jean Barbe)

6969. Watermelon - It's a good fruit. You eat, you drink, you wash your face. (Enrico Caruso)

6970. If Noah had been truly wise
He would have swatted those two flies. (H. Castle)

6971. Alone, adj. In bad company. (Ambrose Bierce)

6972. The money we possess is an instrument of freedom, the one we pursue is the tool of servitude. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

6973. There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends. (Thomas Fuller)

6974. It's surprising how often people will agree with you if you just keep your mouth shut. (?)

6975. Indifference is more like a low-grade form of agreement. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, July 01, 2018

The Frictionary # 742

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6956. Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity. (Woody Allen)

6957. You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly, and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart. (Fred Allen)

6958. A woman will lose her charm as soon as she stops believing in it. (Henry de Lucenay)

6959. Mirrors have no memory whatsoever; as a proof, they never show you like you were before. (madeleinebleue)

6960. If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books. (Alan King)

6961. Grief
is the residue
of time. (Positively Wyrde)

6962. We often get screwed because we prostitute ourselves. (Réjean Lévesque)

6963. Just because you're offended doesn't mean you're right. (Sue Fitzmaurice)

6964. Faith can move mountains, but don't be surprised if life gives you a shovel. (?)

6965. I think it's interesting that "cologne" rhymes with "alone". (Demetri Martin)

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

The Frictionary # 741

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6946. The problem with doing things to prolong your life is that all the extra years come at the end, when you're old. (Bob Mankoff)

6947. There are four things that hold back human progress: ignorance, stupidity, committees, and accountants. (Charles C. Lyall)

6948. The optimist is the one who does his crossword puzzle directly in ink. (Marcel Achard)

6949. The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity. (Oscar Wilde)

6950. Love isn't blind, it just suffers from tunnel vision. (Réjean Lévesque)

6951. Saint Augustine wrote that we would find in Paradise an eternal Sunday. Life is just a long wait for the weekend. (Pekka Himanen)

6952. Remember: One lie does not cost you one truth but the truth. (Christian Hebbel)

6953. After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. (Cato the Elder)

6954. A wedding ring is the smallest handcuff ever made. Choose your prison mate wisely. (?)

6955. Women and perfume are subtle, that is why they should be well confined. (Mohammed)

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Frictionary # 741

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6936. You'll seldom experience a regret for something you've done. It is what you haven't done that will torment you. (Wayne Dyer)

6937. And if all the good things that are said of the deceased would be explained by the certainty that they won't be doing anything evil anymore. (Philippe Bouvard)

6938. It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice. (John Templeton)

6939. Every day is permanently modern. Today is a more modern day than yesterday. And let's not talk about tomorrow. (Manuel Vásquez Montalbán)

6940. The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity. (Oscar Wilde)

6941, Impatience: to hurry your waiting. (Pierre Desproges)

6942. An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued. (Irving S. Cobb)

6943. Wearing corduroy pants and feeling groovy. (Réjean Lévesque)

6944. Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. (?)

6945. The biggest difference between time and space is that you can't reuse time. (Merrick Furst)

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

The Frictionary # 739

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6926. If it's far away, it's news, but if it's close at home, it's sociology. (James Reston)

6927. My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on. (Joan Rivers)

6928. When I see that I am nothing, it is wisdom. When I see that I am all, it is love. And between the two, my life flows. (Nisargadatta Maharaj)

6929. As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer. (Robert Quillen)

6930. Every definition is a danger because it limits. (Réjean Lévesque)

6931. Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye. (Samuel Johnson)

6932. Love: a four-letter word, two vowels, two consonants, and two idiots. (Pierre Desproges)

6933. A person who trusts no one can't be trusted. (Jerome Blattner)

6934. Face your problems, don't Facebook them. (?)

6935. Obviously, the devil is spring-loaded and, where God went wrong, is when he pulled the trigger. (Victor Hugo)

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Sunday, June 03, 2018

The Frictionary # 738

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6916. Lies are like children. If you don't nurture them, they'll never be useful later. (Randy K. Milholland)

6917. If your parents never had children, chances are you won't either. (Dick Cavett)

6918. Death is the only country that accepts everyone. (Stéphane Laporte)

6919. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding; you can know a lot about something and not really understand it. (Charles F. Kettering)

6920. A pedestrian is a man who's going to get his car. (Frédéric Dard)

6921. How do you know for sure you've got power unless you abuse it. (Bob Mankoff)

6922. Beauty is the purgation of superfluities. (Michelangelo)

6923. There are three ingredients to the good life: learning, earning, and yearning. (Christopher Morley)

6924. Actions are the fruit, words are but the leaves. (?)

6925. The adjective is the grease in style. (Victor Hugo)

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