Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Frictionary # 575

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5266. If you let people treat you like a nobody, you have nobody to blame. (Robert Brault)

5267. The early bird catches the worm - the late bird catches the early-bird specials. (Mason Mastroiani -"B.C.")

5268. Our immense desire to believe explains urban legends...and religions. (Réjean Lévesque)

5269. Art is the most beautiful of all lies. (Claude Debussy)

5270. Peter's Salesmanship Rule: the customer is always ripe. (L.J. Peter)

5271. The way to hold a husband is to keep him a little jealous; the way to lose him is to keep him a little more jealous. (H.L. Mencken)

5272. Never ascribe to malice that which can be adequately explained by incompetence. (Napoleon Bonaparte -attributed)

5273. The devil has rendered the church services so important that I wonder why it has not yet canonized him. (Carlo Dossi)

5274. That they envy others are their inferiors. (Proverb)

5275. Democracy is three wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. (Funnyoneliners)

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Frictionary # 574

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5256. Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice. (Michael Crichton) 

5257. I believe there can be climate change, but only if it WANTS to change. (Julius Sharpe)

5258. Power is afraid of poverty, and poverty is afraid of power. Except that power has the right to shoot on poverty. (Stéphane Laporte)

5259. Everyone has the right to die, but this is not an obligation. (Article 3 of the Constitution of the Republic of Užipis)

5260. Life is a series of events that happen in such a way that it seems to be your fault. (Robert Brault)

5261. The egg came first
for the egg
is the idea.  (Positively Wyrde)

5262. Democracy is the warrant for lice to eat the lions. (Georges Clémenceau)

5263. Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure science. (Edwin Hubble)

5264. When they are young, girls like dolls and boys like soldiers. When they get older, it's the other way around. (?)

5265. You're only young once but apparently there's no limit on childish. (Bob Thaves -"Frank & Ernest")

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Sunday, March 08, 2015

The Frictionary #573

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5246. You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred. (Woody Allen)

5247. Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things. (Thomas Merton)

5248. The devil is pure because he can only do evil. (Jean Cocteau)

5249. Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being. (Rumi)

5250. Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power. (Eric Hoffer)

5251. There are too many sons
and not enough fathers. (Positively Wyrde)

5252. Politics is the art of reconciling what is desirable with what is possible. (Aristide Briand)

5253. Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it's dark. (Zen saying)

5254. The animal which can survive in the desert without water for one week is called a hebdromadary. (Réjean Lévesque)

5255. Only little boys and old men sneer at love. (Louis Auchincloss)

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Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Frictionary # 572

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5236. We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. (Benjamin Franklin)

5237. "Be" precedes "do" in dictionary and in life. (Mardy Grothe)

5238. Progress: when phones are smarter than what is said in them. (Michel Lauzière)

5239. Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. (Matsuo Bashô)

5240. Thunder is good, thunder is impressive, but it is lightning that does the work. (Mark Twain)

5241. Music is essentially useless, as life is. (George Santayana)

5242. If dogs could talk, most people wouldn't understand German shepherds. (Réjean Lévesque)

5243. Leadership is action, not position. (Donald H. McGannon)

5244. So many people can be responsible for your success, but only you are responsible for your failure. (?)

5245. A woman saying "I'm not mad at you" is like a dentist saying "You won't feel a thing". (Kent W. Graham)

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Sunday, February 22, 2015

The Frictionary # 571

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5226. Never put off till tomorrow the fun you can have today. (Aldous Huxley)

5227. Facebook is basically people you don't like wishing people you don't know "Happy Birthday". (Julius Sharpe)

5228. We sometimes reward writers for their work.  Why is it that we never punish any. (Jules Romains)

5229. Civilization is nothing else than the attempt to reduce force to being the last resort. (Jose Ortega y Gasset)

5230. The best cure for insomnia is sunrise. (WhirledRecord)

5231. A multi-volume encyclopedia is like Wikipedia but with true facts. (Stéphane Laporte)

5232. Everything you want is on the other side of fear. (Jack Canfield)

5233. Sometimes at night I light a lamp so as not to see. (Antonio Porchia)

5234. Specialist: a doctor who has patients trained to become ill only during office hours. (?)

5235. Eternity: a moment standing still for ever. (James Montgomery)

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Frictionary # 570

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5216. Don't be fooled by the calendar.  There are as many days in the year as you make use of. (Charles Richards)

5217. Mystery is not profoundness. (Charles Caleb Colton)

5218. Despair is the smelly wet dog of the emotions. (Rabii Rammal)

5219. Certitude belongs exclusively to those who only own one encyclopedia. (Robert Anton Wilson)

5220. They say second marriages are the triumph of hope over experience, but so is the snooze button. (Bob Thaves "Frank & Ernest")

5221. I believe man is naturally cruel: children and savages prove it every day. (Marcel Pagnol)

5222. A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there.  A theologian is the man who finds it. (H.L. Mencken)

5223. For my sanity, I just cut down my family tree. (Richard Lewis)

5224. If you must cry over spilt milk, condense it. (Evan Esar)

5225. Old people repeat themselves and the young have nothing to say.  Boredom is reciprocal. (Jacques Bainville)

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Saturday, February 07, 2015

The Frictionary # 569

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5206. Only strength can cooperate.  Weakness can only beg. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)

5207. You can either stop smoking now or wait until after your cremation. (Mike Baldwin "Cornered")

5208. Take things one at a time.  Anyway, that's how they happen. (Réjean Lévesque)

5209. Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. (Guillaume Apollinaire)

5210. Life is like riding a department store escalator which dismounts you on the floor of oblivion, which is right next to men's shoes. (Jimmy Jabroni)

5211. No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. (C.S. Lewis)

5212. A lizard is not a pet; it's a limp knick-knack. (Korine Côté)

5213. Nothing lasts forever, and forever doesn't last either. (Robert Brault)

5214. If the Sun and the Moon should doubt
They'd immediately go out. (William Blake)

5215. Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within. (Shanti Dharm)

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