Sunday, July 26, 2015

The Frictionary # 592

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5446. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. (Thomas A. Edison)

5447. There is enough in the world for everyone's need; there is not enough for everyone's greed. (Gandhi)

5448. Real happiness won't give his sources...he doesn't want to make God jealous. (Daniel Pennac)

5449. Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards. (R.A. Dickson)

5450. Distance in a straight line has no mystery. The mystery is in the sphere. (Thomas Mann)

5451. With all the misery everywhere, I think that God is not rich. (Victor Hugo)

5452. My inner voices are silent
They must be scheming some mischief. (Réjean Lévesque)

5453. But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence. (George Byron)

5454. What's the use of mathematics if we can't count on each other.(?)

5455. Longing (...) is the replaying of a memory after its blemishes have been removed. (Mahmoud Darwish)

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Frictionary # 591

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5436. To be free is nothing, to become free is everything. (Friedrich Hegel)

5437. Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more. (James Thurber)

5438. Childhood doesn't last. We always end up by killing it. We then drag its corpse the rest of our lives. (Jacques Brault)

5439. Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving. (Warren Buffet)

5440. The most intriguing thing about memory is not what we remember, but what we forget. (Mardy Grothe)

5441. Truth can only live in the now
Lies dead in the past
Dreams shimmering in the future. (Réjean Lévesque)

5442. When people say my children look like me. it always feels a little like an insult. (Jim Gaffigan)

5443. I dislike censorship. Like an appendix, it is useless when inert and dangerous when active. (Maurice Edelman)

5444. Whoever came up with the phrase :"The freaks come out at night" has clearly never been to Walmart during the day. (?)

5445. What I like about you is my memories. (Alain-Fournier)

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

The Frictionary # 590

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5426. Time: that which man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him. (Herbert Spencer)

5427. My motto is my blood type: "Be positive." (Jonathan Rubin)

5428. Life is sailing on an ocean of uncertainty while provisioning in the archipelagoes of certainty. (Edgar Morin)

5429. Women - God's version of the Rubik cube. (Maderchaud)

5430. All bad people drink water: this has been proven by the Flood. (Louis-Philippe de Ségur)

5431. A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye. (Carolyn Wells)

5432. The past tempts us, the present confuses us, and the future frightens us. And our lives slip away, moment by moment, lost in that vast terrible in between. (J. Michall Straczynski)

5433. Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status. (L.J. Peter)

5434. As I grow older and older
And totter toward the tomb
I find that I care less and less
Who goes to bed with whom. (Dorothy L. Sayers)

5435. Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst. (Lin Yutang)

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Sunday, July 05, 2015

The Frictionary # 589

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5416. You can only lose what you cling to. (Buddha)

5417. Someday is not a day of the week. (Henry David Thoreau)

5418. Celebriety: state of euphoria caused by an overdose of celebrity. (Réjean Lévesque)

5419. I don't believe in hope. Hope is the beggar. (Jim Carrey)

5420. There is no such thing as soy milk, it's just soy juice. (Lewis Black)

5421. Fear does not prevent death, it prevents life. (Naguib Mahfouz)

5422. The brevity of human life gives a melancholy to the profession of architect. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

5423. Fame always brings loneliness.* (Vicki Baum)
* Reminded of Robin Williams.

5424. I eat my gummy bears 2 at a time...no one should die alone. (blondebombs)

5425. Life is a slumber, love is its dream
And you will have lived if you have loved. (Alfred de Musset)

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

The Frictionary # 588

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5406. One day you are a signature, next day, you are an autograph. (Billy Wilder)

5407. There's a rest point between the heart muscle's close and open - an instant of keenest living when you're momentarily dead. You can rest there. (Mary Karr)

5408. A good book is one we rediscover full after having emptied it. (Jacques Deval)

5409. He who eats alone chokes alone. (Arabian proverb)

5410. We get robbed at the stock market like we get killed at the war, by people we do not see. (Alfred Capus)

5411. Clocks do not make time
they only impose an illusion of order
on an essential chaos. (Positively Wyrde)

5412. Constant togetherness is fine - but only for Siamese twins. (Victoria Billings)

5413. Is reality more whole in the gesture made or in the one that is refrained? [Wilfrid Lemoine)

5414. Please don't feed the dust bunnies. (?)

5415. A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. (Robert Quillen)

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

The Frictionary # 587

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5396. Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power. (William Gaddis)

5397. A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

5398. To know yourself, you have to accept yourself. (Albert Camus)

5399. On page 48 of the Ikea instructions it shows a picture of a dude gouging his own eyes with an Allen wrench. (Stephanie McMaster)

5400. Life is a homework with no draft copy allowed. (Robert Mallet)

5401. We are only young once. That is all society can stand. (Bob Brown)

5402. The present moment is the only moment available to us, and it is the door to all moments. (Thich Nhat Hanh)

5403. It's best to give while your hand is still warm. (Philip Roth)

5404. I used to be conceited, but now i'm perfect. (?)

5405. Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure. (Rumi)

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Frictionary # 586

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5386. A new idea is like a child. It's easier to conceive than to deliver. (Ted Koysis)

5387. The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals. (William Osler)

5388. Knowledge is the surface of culture, the emerged part of it. (Yves Boisvert)

5389. For fast-acting relief try slowing down. (Lily Tomlin)

5390. Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. (Voltaire)

5391. Shoot for the moon! Even if you miss you'll land among the stars!* (Les Brown)
* Yep! You'll crash into the sun and  get fried...

5392. Don't worry.
It's only a cycle.
I think it's "Rinse". (Réjean Lévesque)

5393. The happiness of the drop is to die in the river. (Al-Ghazali)

5394. Stupidity is not a handicap. Park elsewhere! (?)

5395. As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason. (Thomas Browne)

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