Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Frictionary # 668

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6206. The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. (John Lyly)

6207. A skeptic is a person who would ask God for his ID card. (Edgar A. Shoaff)

6208. Ridicule doesn't kill anywhere, but in the USA,, it can get you very rich. (Boris Vian)

6209. People who hate cats will come back as mice in their next life. (Faith Resnick)

6210. Business people see the price of a thing before they see its value (...). Teachers see the value of education before its price. (Rabii Rammal)

6211. I really think we need to find a cure for puberty. (Dave Barry)

6212. It's been said that golf is a Zen activity. I'd argue that if golfers were practicing Zen, they wouldn't keep score. (Tom Robbins)

6213. Being frank: Lack of diplomacy. (Michel Lauzière)

6214. People will forgive everything except beauty and talent. (?)

6215. Losing its name
a river 
enters the sea. (John Sandbach)

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Sunday, January 08, 2017

The Frictionary # 667

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6196. Bravery and stupidity go hand in hand. (David Summers)

6197. Nothing is more precious than time, for it is the price of eternity. (Louis Bourdaloue)

6198. On the battered pier
old men
fishing for ghosts. (Paul David Mena)

6199. Putting a coat on a dog is like putting a wet suit on a dolphin. (Simon Gouache)

6200. All human behavior has a reason. All behavior is solving a problem. (Michael Crichton)

6201. Never answer a critic, unless he's right. (Bernard M. Baruch)

6202. To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the brain. (Théophile Gautier)

6203. The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom. (Jon Stewart)

6204. How is it one careless match can start off a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire? (?)

6205. I wish you all that you wished that they'd wish you...but better. (Philippe Geluck)

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

The Frictionary # 666

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6186. The price of liberty is eternal vigilance. The price of that is insomnia. (Bob Mankoff)

6187. We live on an island by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. (John Archibald Wheeler)

6188. Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. (Rumi)

6189. A cat rarely is enthusiastic. A dog too much often is. So is a man. (Claude Roy)

6190. How often is immense sadness mistaken for courage? (Anthony Marra)

6191. With the silky hands of longing you tame distance as you make borrowed stars the roof of your sky. (Mahmoud Darwish)

6192. We are the center of our observable universe (that can be observed). So, she thinks the world revolves around her. (Réjean Lévesque)

6193. A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wings. (Robert G. Ingersoll)

6194. I can is 100 more important than IQ. (?)

6195. Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason, they cannot be destroyed by logic. (Tryon Edwards)

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Frictionary # 665

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6176. The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. (William Blake)

6177. Any child touched by the virus that is the pleasure of reading is vaccinated against failure at school. (Alexandre Jardin)

6178. The drug user drowns in the same pool mystics swim in. (Joseph Campbell)

6179. Long term credit means that the less you can pay, the more you pay. (Coluche)

6180. To find a man's true character, play golf with him. (P.G. Wodehouse)

6181. We need more time with trees,
seeing how they age.
We might accumulate light
as they do, in rings
around our hearts. (Boiarski)

6182. If I hate that detestable degrading vegetable called spinach it is because it is shapeless, like liberty. (Salvador Dali)

6183. I still remember that my memory used to be very good. (Réjean Lévesque)

6184. Getting no message is also a message. (?)

6185. The opposite of love is not hate, it is fear. (Katherine Pancol)

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

The Frictionary # 664

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6166. Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse them. (Madeleine L'Engle)

6167. The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself. (Jane Addams)

6168. It's already sad enough to have nothing to say. It would be worse if we'd have to shut up too. (Philippe Bouvard)

6169. Memory
is sandpaper
smoothing the curve of time. (Positively Wyrde)

6170. Evil, when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, over even a duty. (Simone Weil)

6171. Believers believe in resurrection, atheists only in comebacks. (Stanislaw J. Lec)

6172. How come they don't sing "Happy Birthday" in the delivery room? (Ron White)

6173. How is it that I always seem to buy the plants without the will to live? (Funnyoneliners)

6174. Be careful when you blindly follow the masses...sometimes the "m" is silent. (?)

6175. We are Dr. Frankensteins who have created time as a monster with three heads: past, present, future. (Tom Robbins)

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Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Frictionary # 663

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6156. To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks. (Robert A. Heinlein)

6157. We are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilization. (Anthony Burgess)

6158. We close the eyes of the dead so we will not see that they don't see us anymore. (Roger Judrin)

6159. You can see the wind:
Ripples on the pond
Long grass waving. (Réjean Lévesque)

6160. Brain, n. An apparatus with which we think that we think. (Ambrose Bierce)

6161. A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it. (Mary Karr)

6162. The future is nothing but the present rushing up to meet us. (Frédéric Dard)

6163. As Transformers get old, they first turn into golf carts and then motorized adult scooters. (Kent Graham)

6164. The final test of fame is to have a crazy person imagine he is you. (?)

6165. Twitter is the only bird that has humans in a cage. (Samuel H. Lowe)

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

The Frictionary #662

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6146. Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality. (Ralph Marston)

6147. Babies are nauseated by the smell of a clean shirt. (Jeff Foxworthy)

6148. You have the weakness that many women have. You need to save someone. (Marcel Dubé)

6149. Remembrance is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away. (Jean Paul Richter)

6150. Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions. (G.K. Chesterton)

6151. Once, slaves were not paid. They would just feed them. Today, volunteers are not paid either and, what's worse, they have to bring their own sandwiches. (Philippe Geluck)

6152. Bluejay feather
floating through a sunbeam
hope is like that. (Carole Johnston)

6153. A finger points at the moon, but the moon is not at the tip of the finger. Words point at the truth, but the truth is not in words. (Shanti Dharm)

6154. In life, two words will open many doors: "Push" and "Pull". (?)

6155. When we look for God, love says, "Over here!" (Victor Hugo)

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