Sunday, July 05, 2020

The Frictionary # 847

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8206. A book is never finished, it's abandoned. (Gene Fowler)

8207. The minute a man ceases to grow - no matter what his years - that minute he begins to be old. (Bruce Barton)

8208. Vindictive: Who has forgotten to forget. (Michel Lauzière)

8209. Troy Story: Iliad. (LA Times crossword)

8210. You are and remain a slave as long as you are not healed of the habit of hope. (E.M. Cioran)

8211. My art is
unfinished pages
a molt of feathers
from a dream
of flight. (Todd Rokholm)

8212. Those journalists don't believe the lies of politicians but they repeat them! That's worse! (Coluche)

8213. A mapped world is always small. (Nina Alvarez)

8214. Dermatology is the best specialty. The patient never dies and never gets well. (?)

8215. Space has no top, no bottom; in fact, it is bottomless both at the bottom and at the top. (Bill Nye)

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

The Frictionary # 846

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8196. The hero and the coward have this in common - that each thinks they did what anyone would have done. (Robert Brault)

8197. In Los Angeles, there's a hotline for people in denial. So far, no one has called. (George Carlin)

8198.On this third planet of the sun
among the signs of bestiality,
a clear conscience is number one. (Wislawa Szymborska)

8199. Temptation is a lonely business. (Margaret Deland)

8200. Life teaches us that we can be happy only at the cost of some ignorance. (Anatole France)

8201. Always tell the truth, it's the easiest to remember. (David Mamet)

8202. Trend setter: fashionable dog. (Réjean Lévesque)

8203. Alcohol is the liquid version of Photoshop. (Adam Hunter)

8204. I said  'no" to drugs, but they just wouldn't listen. (?)

8205. Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism. (Earl Warren)

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

The Frictionary # 845

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8186. The sea is as deepe in a calme as in a storme. (John Donne)

8187. Last year, I was still a bit pretentious, today I am perfect. (Frédéric Dard)

8188. I went to jail for 11 days for disturbing the peace; I was trying to disturb the war. (Joan Baez)

8189. If silex(flint) is the stone of war, the smooth pebble is the stone of love, polished by the waters of fondness. (Damien Luce)

8190. Facebook is now 99% dog obituaries. (Julius Sharpe)

8191. You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. (Olin Miller)

8192. Painting (...) that which hears the most stupidities in the world. (Edmond & Jules de Goncourt)

8193. It is not the scenery that is small, it is the window through which we look. (Tibetan proverb)

8194. The best thing about being over 30 is that we did most of our stupid shit before social media. (?) 

8195. Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions. (Frank Lloyd Wright)

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

The Frictionary # 844

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8176. Political correctness is America's newest form of intolerance, and it is especially pernicious because it comes disguised as tolerance. (George Carlin)

8177. Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men - the other 999 follow women. (Groucho Marx)

8178. The ignoramus
 is impervious
to the virus.
Trust science
to fight ignorance. (Réjean Lévesque)

8179. Cravings aren't impasses that demand a hard choice. They're sensory events that arise and pass. (David Cain)

8180. History is the science of human misfortune. (Raymond Queneau)

8181. The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.(Ralph Nader)

8182. Love and eggs are best when they are fresh. (Russian proverb)

8183. A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because its trust is not on the branch but on its wings. (Charlie Wardle)

8184. Never leave home without a kiss, a hug, and an "I love you". Then remove the dog hair from your mouth as you walk to the car. (?)

8185. Loneliness - failed solitude. (David Vincent)

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Sunday, June 07, 2020

The Frictionary # 843

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8166. Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations. (Edward de Bono)

8167. Suicide is an act of narcissistic manipulation and deep hostility. (Germaine Greer)

8168. You know what's a police State? No, it's not when the police is in power. That's dictatorship. A police State is when a majority of citizens wake up with the soul of a cop. (Pierre Foglia)

8169. The trouble with normal is it always gets worse. (Bruce Cockburn)

8170. Where might is master, justice is servant. (German proverb)

8171. Those who do not move do not feel their chains. (Rosa Luxemburg)

8172. There is no wrong
There is no right
The circle only has one side. (Francis Healy of the band Travis)

8173. If you make something French, you make it better. Except for people. (Demetri Martin)

8174. Truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth. (?)

8175. Man - a being in search of meaning. (Plato)

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

The Frictionary # 842

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8156. Most institutions demand unqualified faith, but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue. (Robert K. Merton)

8157. After the hurricane is gone, where do people put all that plywood? (George Carlin)

8158. Death wouldn't have any meaning if life had one. (Malcolm de Chazal)

8159. Gullibility and credulity are considered undesirable qualities in every department of human life - except religion. (Christopher Hitchens)

8160. The horizon underlines infinity. (Victor Hugo)

8161. If you teach a man to fish, he will spend a bunch of money on new fishing gear that he'll use once and then leave in his garage for ten years. (Eli Grober)

8162. People who know five languages are generally unpleasant in all five. (Billy Tellier)

8163. If the real world is orange juice, then art is the orange-juice concentrate. (Martin Mull)

8164. "Do Not Touch" must be the scariest thing to read in Braille. (?)

8165. Love dies only when growth stops. (Pearl S. Buck)

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

The Frictionary # 841

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8146. Conservatives, (...) are obsessed with fetuses from conception to nine months, but after that they have no interest in you. (George Carlin)

8147. You know what had a nervous system but died of a human virus -  we forgot to save it - and had beautiful and sad eyes? Common sense. (Marc Séguin)

8148. Before saying something, be sure that silence is not more important. (Marcel Marceau)

8149. Health tip: Don't get married and have children. (Julius Sharpe)

8150. Those stuck in the past have no future. (Mardy Grothe)

8151. Neighborly love comes less easily to Christians than faith. (Pierre Foglia)

8152, Love, and do what you want. (Augustine of Hippo (a.k.a Saint Augustine)

8153. Art is when you feel happy and it's not your meds. (Felice Schillaci)

8154. My superiority complex is better than yours. (?)

8155. No one who has wandered the world alone has ever confused it with traveling. (Robert Brault)

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