Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Frictionary # 644

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5966. Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. (Patrick Rothfuss)

5967. I've never figured out whether people are the same in different ways or different in the same ways. (Robert Brault)

5968.The man who yields when he's wrong is sensible. The man who yields when he's right is married. (Paul Morand)

5969. The universe is
an expanding eye
looking for itself. (Positively Wyrde)

5970. We have always wanted to change. Let's just try to be ourselves...for a change. (André Sauvé)

5971. If women were humbler, men would be more honest. (John Vanbrugh)

5972. Civilization is the intelligent management of human emotions. (Jim Rohn)

5973. It is mostly when we see animals suffer that we find they resemble humans. (Réjean Lévesque)

5974. To err is human. To blame it on someone else shows management potential. (?)

5975. If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. (Rabindranath Tagore)

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Frictionary # 643

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5956. True remorse is never just a regret over consequence; it is a regret over motive. (Mignon McLaughlin)

5957. It's better to be alone than to wish you were alone. (Richard Jeni)

5958. Sex, it's dirty, it's sin, it's hell, it's disgusting...and keep it for the person you'll really love. (Jocelyne Robert)

5959. Only the untalented can afford to be humble. (Sylvia Miles)

5960. Love: the only place in life that isn't a battle, but where you are clearly going to lose anyway. (Alain Labonté)

5961. Stars
portions of eternity
in the shape of nuclear explosions. (Réjean Lévesque)

5962. You must be the change you want to see in the world. (Gandhi)

5963. Time flies - those pesky little pests that follow you back and forth in your time machine. (J. Scott Wilson)

5964. Minority: a term applied to the majority of the world's population. (?)

5965. I remember things the way they should have been. (Truman Capote)

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

The Frictionary #642

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5946. Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them. (Peter Ustinov)

5947. Success is like toilet paper, it only seems important when you don't have it. (Richard Jeni)

5948. If the weathercock could talk, it would say that it controls the wind. (Jules Renard)

5949. Life is a compromise between fate and free will. (Elbert Hubbard)

5950. You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions. (Naguib Mahfouz)

5951. Happy are the solitary ones
those who sow the sky in the avid sand
those who seek the living under the skirts of the wind
those who run panting after an evaporated dream. (Joyce Mansour)

5952. Q- What comes to mind about the names Brutus, Judas, Iago, and Quisling?
          A- A law firm?  (David Ferrier)

5953. What does Darth Vader use to stir fry his veggies? An Ewok. (Billy Tellier)

5954. Frugality is misery disguised. (Publilius Syrus)

5955. It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance. (Thomas H. Huxley)

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Sunday, July 03, 2016

The Frictionary #641

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5936. Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. (Jules de Gaultier)

5937. Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer. (Dan Brown)

5938. You can't stop the future
You can't rewind the past
The only way to learn the secret
...is to press PLAY. (Jay Asher)

5939. Autobiography is a literary genre which leaves the author his choice of "lies". (Victor Lévy-Beaulieu)

5940. My Siamese cats are inseparable. (Matt Diffee)

5941. Death ends a life, not a relationship. (Robert Benchley)

5942. A woman who has a child is nine months of illness and the rest of her life a convalescence. (Francis Picabia)

5943. Pain is real when you get other people to believe in it. If no one believes in it but you, your pain is madness or hysteria. (Naomi Wolf)

5944. After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box. (Italian proverb)

5945. An x-ray is always negative. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Frictionary #640

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5926. Myth is the poetry of history. (Positively Wyrde)

5927. In modern politics, they [the flags] say, "Look at me - I'm the best at being patriotic. Watch as I project global credibility through the raw power of nylon!" (Scott Feschuk)

5928. Money, after all, helps to tolerate poverty. (Alphonse Allais)

5929. Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water. (Miguel de Cervantes)

5930. Just got attacked by a sloth. Luckily, I know tai chi. (Matt Diffee)

5931. Nothing like a little
to make you want a lot. (wordturner)

5932. Does my memory foam pillow
remember
my dreams? (Réjean Lévesque)

5933. The University of Google is where I got my degree from. (Jenny McCarthy)

5934. The best way to get somebody's attention is to stop giving them yours. (?)

5935. The devil seldom asks nothing more of us than to let him do his thing. (Jean-Pierre Richard)

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

The Frictionary # 639

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5916. Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container. (Wallace Stevens)

5917. I feel we are all islands - in a common sea. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

5918. One who loves a lot will not forgive easily. (Paul Claudel)

5919. Man is the king of creation. Who said that? Man. (Paul Gavarni)

5920. The first rule of holes: when you're in one, stop digging. (Molly Ivins)

5921. The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions. (George Carlin)

5922. Parsnip:carrot that got chemotherapy. (Korine Côté)

5923. The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate. (Doug Larson)

5924. Conscience? It never prevents committing sin. It only prevents enjoying it in peace. (?)

5925. Truth is beautiful. Lies often more. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

The Frictionary #638

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5906. War is God's way of teaching us geography. (Paul Rodriguez)

5907. Life is like a landscape. You live in the middle of it, bur can describe it only from the vantage point of distance. (Charles A. Lindbergh)

5908. Real intimacy is one that allows both to dream but with different dreams. (Jacques Salomé)

5909. The future depends on what you do today. (Gandhi)

5910. Policemen are numbered in case they get lost. (Spike Milligan)

5911. If everybody thought before they spoke, the silence would be deafening. (George Barzan)

5912. The afternoon is an invisible hive.
Happiness is full of buzzing eternity. (Antoine Boisclair)

5913. To get old gives the possibility of getting closer to your self. (Réjean Lévesque)

5914. When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood. (Sam Ewing)

5915. God created man in his image. Then, man evolved. And God? We don't know. (Philippe Geluck)

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