Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Frictionary # 709

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6626. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. (Robert H. Schuller)

6627. There is a reason for everything, except, as far as I know, for decelerating into the passing lane. (Robert Brault)

6628. The reflect is to colors what the echo is to sounds. (Joseph Joubert)

6629. Modern English is the Wal-Mart of languages: convenient, huge, hard to avoid, superficially friendly, and devouring all rivals in its eagerness to expand. (Mark Abbey)

6630. All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously. (Tom Robbins)

6631. There are some pets that are frustrated because they are not on social media. (Réjean Lévesque)

6632. Innocence seeps away
through the interstices of neglect. (Jim Culleny)

6633. Statistics: the only crystal ball approved by God. (Xiao-Li Meng)

6634. Alcohol is not the answer; it just makes you forget the question. (?)

6635. There is no love, there are only proofs of love. (Pierre Reverdy)

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Sunday, November 05, 2017

The Frictionary # 708

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6616. Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. (Faith Baldwin)

6617. The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. (Marcel Proust)

6618. A hero is someone we can admire without apology. (Kitty Kelley)

6619. Prostitution: the only occupation that pays less with seniority. (Billy Tellier)

6620. If God made man in his image, he must be a real schmuck. (Matthieu Kassowitz "Babylon AD")

6621. There was a pregnant pause 
Then it miscarried. (Réjean Lévesque) 

6622. Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other. (L.J. Peter)

6623. Truth can be a dangerous thing. It is quite patient and relentless. (R. Scott Richards)

6624. My blood type is Folgers. (?)

6625. One finds limits by pushing them.(Herbert Simon)

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

The Frictionary # 707

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6606. If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time. (Edith Wharton)

6607. Old people love to give advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example. (François de La Rochefoucauld)

6608. Let life be as beautiful as summer flowers
And death as beautiful as autumn leaves. (Rabindranath Tagore)

6609. You know your driving really sucks when your GPS says, "After 300 yards, stop and let me out." (Michael Linhart)

6610. Destiny is the invention of the cowardly and the resigned. (Ignazio Silone)

6611. If you're coasting, you're either losing momentum or else you're headed downhill. (Joan Welsh)

6612. The words we are about to utter know things about us that we ignore about them. (René Char)

6613. A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. (Jane Fonda)

6614. Stupidity is also known as a medical disorder known as rectal-cranial inversion. (?)

6615. The crow is the national bird of the haiku. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Frictionary #707

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6596. Nowadays people are born to find fault. When they look at Achilles, they see only his heel. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

6597. Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes. (G.K. Chesterton)

6598. Love makes you believe what you should doubt the most. (Pierre Marivaux)

6599. Hourglass emptying
Each grain counts. (Réjean Lévesque)

6600. We spend most of our lives conjugating three verbs: to want, to have, and to do. (Evelyn Underhill)

6601. Ever heard Victoria's REAL secret? Too much support hurts. (R.S. Stevens)

6602. It's better to think about nothing than not to think at all. (Serge Gainsbourg)

6603. Fame is the stepmother of death and ambition the excrement of glory. (Pietro Aretino)

6604. Who invented the Round Table in Camelot? Sir Cumference. (?)

6605. People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them. (Eric Hoffer)

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Frictionary # 706

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6586. There are three sorts of lies: white lies, black lies and statistics. (Benjamin Disraeli)

6587. There are only two kinds of books on which a publisher never loses money: cookbooks and books on motivation. (Peter F. Drucker)

6588. God has to be God to pretend he is God. (Raymond Devos) 

6589. Curling: sport invented by men to better understand their wives, that is, being screamed at while sweeping. (Billy Tellier)

6590. An expert is a man who has stopped thinking because he knows. (Frank Lloyd Wright)

6591. I'm so glad they don't make 'Cheese of Magnesia" (Julius Sharpe)

6592. Prudence is fear tiptoeing. (Miguel Zamacois)

6593. The concept of purely decorative towels DOES seem silly. But there's actually a very logical explanation for it. Women are insane. (Dave Barry)

6594. If "Plan A" didn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters, Stay cool! (?)

6595. Pain is to love what mystery is to intelligence. (Simone Weil)

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Sunday, October 08, 2017

The Frictionary # 705

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6576.Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity. (John Milton)

6577. The boomerang is Australia"s chief export (and then import). (Demetri Martin)

6578. If I should go first, I'll try to contact you from the other side. She said, "OK, but not during The Voice." (Réjean Lévesque)

6579. We are never prepared for what we expect. (James Michener)

6580. If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. (Lao Tsu)

6581. The enemy of true freedom is an excessive need for security. (Jean de La Fontaine)

6582. Never buy a fur from a veterinarian. (Joan Rivers)

6583. It is not the night that is silent
it is the light. (Positively Wyrde)

6584. "My dad can beat your dad." -Jesus (?)

6585. Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither is safe. (Edmund Burke)

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Monday, October 02, 2017

The Frictionary # 704

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6566. Books are solitudes in which we meet. (Rebecca Solnit)

6567. Don't act while you're still angry. Anger makes the wrong things seem right, and remorse lasts way longer than anger. (David Cain)

6568. You know how they say "no wifi" in Russian? "Internyet". (Spirit_Public)

6569. A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. (Billy Jean King)

6570. What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real. (Rabindranath Tagore)

6571. Who wants to forget remembers. (Michel de Montaigne)

6572. Household tasks are easier and quicker when they are done by somebody else. (James Thorpe)

6573. Garbage day
I set out 
my yesterdays. (InVinceWill)

6574. Forecast for a hurricane. No time to throw caution to the wind. (Réjean Lévesque)

6575. I'm back from the future. Don't go. It's a Thursday. (Batmax)

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