Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Frictionary # 736

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6896. A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. (C.S. Lewis)

6897. Yeah, I pretty much never sit by the pool anymore.- Marco Polo. (Michael Linhart)

6898. Marriage: A man and a woman united until one of the three dies: the man, the woman, or the marriage. (Michel Lauzière)

6899. All our words are but crumbs that fell down from the feast of the mind. (Khalil Gibran)

6900. If at first you don't succeed, lower your standards. (David Goldstein)

6901. It is nothing
that lasts
forever. (Positively Wyrde) 

6902. Architecture is petrified music. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

6903. He has Van Gogh's ear for music. (Billy Wilder)

6904. Life is too short to finish anyth...(?)

6905. History is the daughter of its time. (Lucien Fèvre)

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Frictionary # 735

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6886. If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. (Wayne Dyer)

6887. The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

6888. The Wizard of Oz is the ultimate chick flick. Two women trying to kill each other over a pair of shoes. (Funnyoneliners)

6889. If you don't want people talking behind your back, face them. (Réjean Lévesque)

6890. Time, in its battle against man, plays with him, and when it gets bored, it kills him. (Camilo José Cela)

6891. Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes than the first four hours of a diet. (Dan Bennett)

6892. Meditation is the healthy form of voyeurism: my self watches my ego. (Sam Keen)

6893. Life begins on the other side of despair. (Jean-Paul Sartre)

6894. God: Darwin's main competitor. (?)

6895. Happiness is the ability to recognize it. (Carolyn Wells)

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Sunday, May 06, 2018

The Frictionary # 734

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6876. We hate some persons because we don't know them; and we will not know them because we hate them. (Charles Caleb Colton)

6877. The heart doesn't have wrinkles; it has scars. (Colette)

6878. Congress is so strange. A man gets up to speak and says nothing. Nobody listens, then everybody disagrees. (Boris Marshalov)

6879. "W" is one of only two letters that start with "D". (Demetri Martin)

6880. It is often safer to be in chains than to be free. (Franz Kafka)

6881. Cotton candy - like eating a clown's ghost. (Dana Gould)

6882. Darkness does not 
come for you
it waits. (Positively Wyrde)

6883. An irreplaceable man is just a man which takes longer to replace. (Robert Sabatier)

6884. Confidence is silent. Insecurities are loud. (?)

6885. The only time some fellows are seen with their wives is after they're indicted. (Kin Hubbard)

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Frictionary # 733

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6866. Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful. (John Maeda)

6867. The world hates change; yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. (Charles F. Kettering)

6868. Virginity is nothing but a childhood disease.(Frédéric Dard)

6869. The difference between you and everyone else, is everyone else. (Jarod Kintz)

6870. Half the journey is knowing where you're parked. (BD Garp)

6871. If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. (Khalil Gibran)

6872. Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face. (John Updike)

6873. We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of mankind, romantic love and gunpowder. (André Maurois)

6874. The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence. (?)

6875. A burst of laughter
Splinters fly
Some people are hurt. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

The Frictionary # 732

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6856. Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third. (Marge Piercy)

6857. Hell isn't other people. Hell is yourself. (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

6858. Do not be superstitious, it's bad luck. (Tristan Bernard)

6859. Behind every argument is someone's ignorance. (Louis D. Brandeis)

6860. The absence of temptation is the absence of virtue. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

6861. To believe in official history is to take the word of criminals. (Simone Weil)

6862. Contraceptives should be used on all conceivable occasions. (Spike Milligan)

6863. I attach myself easily
my heart is bound
in Velcro. (Réjean Lévesque)

6864. Women don't know what they want, but they sure know how to get it. (?)

6865. The secret of the demagogue is to make himself as stupid as his audience so that they believe they are as clever as he.* (Karl Kraus)
*Does someone's name come to mind?

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

The Frictionary # 731

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6846. Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt. (Robertson Davies)

6847. That you have scars
does not mean
you are healed. (Positively Wyrde)

6848. N: Z taking a nap. (Michel Lauzière)

6849. Cease hoping and you will cease to fear. (Seneca)

6850. Among all the arts, the one which will better feed his man is the culinary art. (Pierre Dac)

6851. Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around. (Bill Watterson)

6852. Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because dawn has come. (Rabindranath Tagore)

6853. The dog is a symbol of fidelity yet we keep him on a leash. (L. Sóveny)

6854. When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say. (?)

6855. Lawyer: One who protects against robbers by taking away the temptation. (H.L. Mencken)

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Sunday, April 08, 2018

The Frictionary # 730

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6836. You do not need the Bible to justify love, but no better tool has been invented to justify hate. (Richard A. Weatherwax)

6837. Pollution control: diversion of garbage to neighboring regions. (Georges Elgozy)

6838. If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we couldn't. (Lyall Watson)

6839. Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation. (Elton Trueblood)

6840. Poets are like children. When they sit at a desk, their feet do not touch the ground. (Stanislaw J. Lec)

6841. Do navel oranges have lint? (Réjean Lévesque)

6842. The future is uncertain and the end is always near. (Jim Morrison)

6843. Comfort sells easier than happiness. Comfort is easy. (...) Happiness takes effort. It requires being proactive. (Mark Manson)

6844. Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. (?)

6845. Faithfulness is the noblest form of servitude. (Eugène Beaumont)

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