Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Frictionary # 567

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5186. Problems cannot be solved by the level of awareness that creates them. (Albert Einstein)

5187. Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear. (Alan Corenk)

5188. The most delicious moment in life is when you're already in love and you don't know it yet. (Jean-François Deniau)

5189. A good archer hits the target even before he has let fly the arrow. (Zhao Buzhi)

5190. Rhythm is just the oscilloscope of the soul. (Richard Jackson)

5191. Ignorance is blind.  It cannot see what it ignores.  It doesn't know that it doesn't know. (Réjean Lévesque)

5192. In real life it is always the anvil that breaks the hammer. (George Orwell)

5193. Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking. (Khalil Gibran)

5194. Froot Loops= Gay Cheerios. (Bill Maher)

5195. Never fear the truth unless it comes from your ex. (Richard Lewis)

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Frictionary # 566

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5176. True salvation is freedom from negativity. (Eckhart Tolle)

5177. Adventure is nothing but a romantic name for trouble. (Louis L'Amour)

5178. Democracy is half the idiots plus one. (Philippe Bouvard)

5179. In this world truth can wait; she is used to it. (Douglas William Jerold)

5180. William Cowper said that "God made the country, and man made the town" - "and the Devil made the suburbs", added William Morris. (William Cowper + William Morris)

5181. Hope is the amphetamine of the imbeciles. (Jean-Edern Hallier)

5182. I hate winter! I should be more positive...I'm positive that I hate winter. (Réjean Lévesque)

5183. Depth must be hidden. Where? On the surface. (Hugo von Hoffmannstahl)

5184. Silence is a fence around wisdom. (German proverb)

5185. Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have during the day. (Alain de Botton)

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

The Frictionary # 565

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5166. Error, n. A detour on the road to truth. (Mardy Grothe)

5167. Abnormal doesn't mean immoral. (Jason Brick)

5168. Sport is like sex: what is important is participation. (Philippe Bond)

5169. Summer grass
That's all that remains
Of warriors' dreams.  (Bashô)

5170. Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is. (Vince Lombardi)

5171. Autobiography is mostly alibiography. (Clare Boothe Luce)

5172. A gentleman is one who's able to describe Sophia Loren without using gestures. (Michel Audiard)

5173. Once upon a time, your biggest threat from the Internet was the occasional cybercriminal or an overdose of cat videos. (Lincoln Specter)

5174. Dear Algebra, please stop asking us to find your X.  She's never coming back and don't ask Y. (?)

5175. I believe in everything - I am only looking for proofs. (Carl Sandburg)

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Sunday, January 04, 2015

The Frictionary # 564

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5156. Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity*. (Robert J. Hanlon)
* aka Hanlon's Razor.

5157. They don't become dreams until you wake up. (Coyote Sings)

5158. Patience is also a form of action. (Auguste Rodin)

5159. Testing can show the presence of errors, but not their absence. (Edsger W. Dijkstra)

5160. The best thing about the battle of the sexes is often the sex between the battles. (Mardy Grothe)

5161. Being modest is the art of letting others say all the good we think of ourselves. (Philippe Bouvard)

5162. Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge.  Others just gargle. (Grant M. Bright)

5163. Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. (Spanish proverb)

5164. The only way to effectively "enlarge your penis" is to use a magnifier. (Réjean Lévesque)

5165. Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt. (Richard Feynman)

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Frictionary # 563

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5146. Statistics are human beings with the tears wiped off. (Paul Brodeur)

5147. One gift creates appreciation, many gifts create expectations. (Tony Bright)

5148. Tomorrow: the only thing we can really put off until tomorrow. (Michel Lauzière)

5149. Language is the only homeland. (Czeslaw Milosz)

5150. Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. (Samuel Butler)

5151. By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be the boss and work twelve hours a day. (Robert Quillen)*
*This quotation is frequently attributed to Robert Frost. Thanks to Barry Popik for the correction.
Mr. Popik's interesting site (The Big Apple) is at http://www.barrypopik.com/

5152. The moon lives on borrowed light
from the sun
when he hides from us. (Réjean Lévesque)

5153. When two slaves meet, they speak ill of freedom. (Arabian proverb)

5154. My sister had a baby boy and asked me to be the Godfather.  So I made her an offer she can't refuse. (funnyhumor)

5155. Money always ends up in the hands of the rich, although it briefly passes through a money laundering operation called the economy. (Robert Brault)

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Sunday, December 21, 2014

The Frictionary # 562

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5136. Christmas, that annual celebration of parental guilt and juvenile greed. (P.D. James)

5137. I found my Christmas spirit,
T'was in the box
With the artificial tree. (Réjean Lévesque)

5138. Caroling: karaoke slavery. (Jim Gaffigan)

5139. Two tips for Christmas: 1) Forget the past, you can't change it. 2) Forget the present, I didn't get you one. (Swedish Canary)

5140. Polar bears are becoming extinct because they drink too much Coke. (?)

5141. North pole dances - $10. (Mike Baldwin - "Cornered")

5142. The worst gift is fruit cake.  There is only one fruit cake in the world, and people keep sending it to each other. (Johnny Carson)

5143. Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money. (?)

5144. Every year, I ask Santa for a fat bank account and a slim body.  Maybe this year, he won't mix them up. (newfylover1)

5145. 12 Days of Christmas (...). The true love also provided a fully staffed aviary for the 184 birds that are amassed in just under two weeks. (Kevin Matthews)

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Sunday, December 14, 2014

The Frictionary # 561

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5126. There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning. (Christopher Morley)

5127. Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word.  There are no exceptions to this rule. (Stephen King)

5128. Everyone calls himself a friend,
but only a fool relies on it;
nothing is commoner than the name,
nothing rarer than the thing.  (Jean de La Fontaine)

5129. Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty, and I'll show you a man. (Erica Jong)

5130. Given the economic crisis, I wrapped 2 batteries and wrote on the card "Gift not included".(Gilles Parent)

5131. Death is nature's way of saying, "Your table's ready". (Robin Williams)

5132. A spider weaves
his silver lies on my front door, and I
walk right in; the flies laugh.  (oaklungs)

5133. When two people dream the same dream, it ceases to be an illusion. (Philip K. Dick)

5134. Love is like those second-rate hotels where all the luxury is in the lobby. (Jean-Paul Toulet)

5135. Experts often possess more data than judgment. (Colin Powell)

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