Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Frictionary # 690

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6426. Despair is anger with no place to go. (Mignon McLaughlin)

6427. It is often too early to know if it is not too late. (Pierre Dac)

6428. I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I've ever met. (Herb Caen)

6429. Listen
between the beats
you will find
the silence is still whole. (Positively Wyrde)

6430. Journalists are like children. They ask big questions and are content with small answers. (Philippe Bouvard)

6431. My life is like tofu - it's what gets added that makes it interesting. (Angela Johnson)

6432. Truth is much too complicated to allow anything but approximations. (Johann von Neumann)

6433. Money or power? I thought they were the same thing. (Réjean Lévesque)

6434. The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little. (?) 

6435. Beware of those who confuse light and lighting. (Tonino Benacquista)

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Frictionary # 689

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6416. Never let schooling interfere with your education.* (Henry Rutgers)
* Often attributed to Mark Twain, sometimes to Grant Allen.

6417. To know the history of science is to recognize the mortality of any claim to universal truth. (Evelyn Fox Keller)

6418. Black holes are so very troubling, no racism in space. (Jean-Louis Aubert)

6419. Don't squat with your spurs on. (Will Rogers)

6420. Is the memory of joy
in the heart of sorrow
still joy? (Josette Hersent)

6421. A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.(Thomas Szasz)

6422. Truth is like the sun; it may be hidden behind the clouds, away on the other side of the planet, but it's always there. (Réjean Lévesque)

6423. The only time my children want to talk to me is when I'm in the bathroom. (Jim Gaffigan)

6424. Tact is for people who aren't witty enough to be sarcastic. (?) 

6425. Of two evils, choose neither. (Charles Spurgeon)

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Sunday, June 04, 2017

The Frictionary # 688

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6406. There is no better test of a man's integrity than his behavior when he is wrong. (Marvin Williams)

6407. I've come to believe that you win at life by quietly accumulating the most consolation prizes. (Robert Brault)

6408. Democracy is a marvelous system where a man is still free to do what his wife wants. (Jean Rigaux)

6409. If your ego prevents you from evolving, remove its "E". (Catherine Lepage)

6410. If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried. (Steven Wright)

6411. There are 2 kinds of shepherds: those who want the wool and those who want the meat. Not one is interested in the sheep. (Henri Rochefort)

6412. We live and we die
and the indifferent moon 
just watches. (Réjean Lévesque)

6413. There is no real time on Facebook; that eternal Now might as well also be Never. (Stacey D'Erasmo)

6414. Whoever is trying to bring you down, is already below you. (?)

6415. It's not enough to run away, it has to be in the right direction. (Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz)

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Frictionary # 687

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6396. Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out. (Sydney Smith)

6397. The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. (George Bernard Shaw)

6398. Snobbery: the most refined form of rudeness. (Michel Lauzière)

6399. Most marriages that flounder do so because of money, a case of 'til debt do us part'. (Pat Connor)

6400. If you would make a man happy, do not add to his possessions but subtract from the sum of his desires. (Seneca)

6401. A child need not be very clever 
to learn that 'Later, dear' means 'Never'. (Ogden Nash)

6402. The height of ignorance? Nobody knows. (Réjean Lévesque)

6403. Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream. (Khalil Gibran)

6404. I used to be conceited, but now I'm perfect. (?)

6405. Nietzsche never meant to kill God. He just found Him dead in the soul of his era. (Albert Camus)

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Frictionary # 686

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6386. If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it. (Malcolm S. Forbes)

6387. Idiots are not watered. They grow themselves. (Thomas Fuller)

6388. Zeal: stupid process that implies that you work more to earn the same. (Laurent Baffie)

6389. Never buy your coffee at Suction Cup. (Réjean Lévesque)

6390. Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache;
Do be my enemy for friendship's sake. (William Blake)

6391. Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. (Heinrich Heine)

6392. Panic is just stress with boundary issues. (Brian D. Gary)

6393. At every party there are two kinds of people: those who want to go home and those who don't, the trouble is, they are usually married to each other. (Ann Landers)

6394. Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday. (?)

6395. We are compensated for the loss of our innocence by the loss of our prejudices. (Denis Diderot)

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

The Frictionary # 685

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6376. No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. (William C. Brann)

6377. A painter paints his picture on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. (Leopold Stokowski)

6378. Traveling, for me, is not arriving, it's leaving. (Roland Dorgelès)

6379. You must never fake an orgasm. Faking an orgasm is an act of self-degradation. (Cynthia Heimel)

6380. When you graduate with a philosophy degree you learn to ask questions like "Who am I?" and "Paper or plastic?" (Brian Kiley)

6381. I am neither for or against, on the contrary. (Coluche)

6382. Hurried and worried until we're buried
and there's no curtain call.
Life's a very funny proposition after all. (George M. Cohan)

6383. Autobiography is the best invention made to elude the biographers. (Robert Sabatier)

6384. Women are always right. And even if they're wrong, it's because they have a reason to be wrong. (?)

6385. Do people suffering from Alzheimer's have regrets? (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, May 07, 2017

The Frictionary # 684

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6366. Racism is man's gravest threat to man. The maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason. (Abraham J. Heschel)

6367. Everything has a price, but not everything has value. (Stanley Behrman)

6368. If women like diamonds, maybe it's because they look like tears. (Marcel Achard)

6369. Fear and courage are brothers. (Proverb)

6370. Sometimes when you lose your way, you find yourself. (Mandy Hale)

6371. Leniency is the aristocratic form of contempt. (Rémy de Gourmont)

6372. The track twisted and turned - a psycho-path. (Réjean Lévesque)

6373. When you ask a politician a question, normally, after his answer, you don't remember your question anymore. (Coluche)

6374. Zebras are just horses who escaped from prison. (?)

6375. Loving someone who doesn't love you is like waiting for a ship at the airport. (Zayn Malik)

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