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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Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Frictionary # 683

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6356. The desire for success lubricates secret prostitutions in the soul. (Norman Mailer)

6357. To be a successful father there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years. (Ernest Hemingway)

6358. The moon, unconcerned
watches the earth
self-destruct. (Réjean Lévesque)

6359. Problems is jogging for happiness. (Claude Lelouch)

6360. Criticism is a privilege that you earn - it shouldn't be your opening move in an interaction. (Malcolm Gladwell)

6361. Paying it forward now seems to be the politically correct way to say that we give to the poor. (Hugo Léger)

6362. When you don't know where to go, look at where you come from. (African proverb)

6363. Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. (Mark Twain)

6364. Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it. (?)

6365. The mind is enriched by what it receives, the heart by what it gives. (Victor Hugo)

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Frictionary # 682

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6346. It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday. (John Guare)

6347. Alas! There is no casting anchor in the stream of time. (Marguerite Gardiner)

6348. Irony: to draw trees on paper. (HipDict)

6349. Gravity's a given
life's a living
and time's a
division. (Cattservant)

6350. The first 30 years of childhood are the hardest. (Denise Alondra)

6351. Youtubers are not necessarily potato heads. (Réjean Lévesque)

6352. Real life only shows up one moment at a time. (David Cain)

6353. Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame. (Meg Greenfield)

6354. Truth is not a logical conclusion. Truth is existence, reality. It is always here - it has always been here. (Shanti Dharm)

6355. In this world, you must be a bit too kind to be kind enough. (Pierre Marivaux)

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

The Frictionary # 681

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6336.The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust him. (Ernest Hemingway)

6337. We all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call principles. (Mark Twain)

6338. A gift is just a memory. The memory of the moment when you give it. (Stéphane Laporte)

6339. I am possessed
for my ghost
thinks it's me. (Positively Wyrde)

6340. Time is money, especially if you're paid by the hour. (Réjean Lévesque)

6341. It's not the situation, It's your reaction to the situation. (Robert Conklin)

6342. The real problem is what to do with the problem solvers after the problem is solved. (Gay Talese)

6343. Never get a mime talking. He won't stop. (Marcel Marceau)

6344. During a campaign the air is full of speeches - and vice versa. (?)

6345. Freedom is beautiful because it can be lost. (Grégoire Delacourt)

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Sunday, April 09, 2017

The Frictionary # 680

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6326. Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. (George Jean Nathan)

6327. The biggest human temptation is (...) to settle for too little. (Thomas Merton)

6328. What I like the most about Winter is Spring. (Rima Elkouri)

6329. To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself. (Max Beerbohm)

6330. Doubt is the key to all knowledge. (Persian proverb)

6331. Doing nothing is very hard to do...you never know when you're finished. (Leslie Nielsen)

6332. At the hospital, when you arrive at the emergency, you are a sick person; after a few hours, you become a PATIENT. (Réjean Lévesque)

6333. From the point of no existence,
how long must we grow
to be the size
of a sparrow? (Pinder Buckley)

6334. The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. (?)

6335. To get married, you need a witness, like for an accident or a duel. (Sacha Guitry)

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