Sunday, June 28, 2015

The Frictionary # 588

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5406. One day you are a signature, next day, you are an autograph. (Billy Wilder)

5407. There's a rest point between the heart muscle's close and open - an instant of keenest living when you're momentarily dead. You can rest there. (Mary Karr)

5408. A good book is one we rediscover full after having emptied it. (Jacques Deval)

5409. He who eats alone chokes alone. (Arabian proverb)

5410. We get robbed at the stock market like we get killed at the war, by people we do not see. (Alfred Capus)

5411. Clocks do not make time
they only impose an illusion of order
on an essential chaos. (Positively Wyrde)

5412. Constant togetherness is fine - but only for Siamese twins. (Victoria Billings)

5413. Is reality more whole in the gesture made or in the one that is refrained? [Wilfrid Lemoine)

5414. Please don't feed the dust bunnies. (?)

5415. A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. (Robert Quillen)

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

The Frictionary # 587

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5396. Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power. (William Gaddis)

5397. A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

5398. To know yourself, you have to accept yourself. (Albert Camus)

5399. On page 48 of the Ikea instructions it shows a picture of a dude gouging his own eyes with an Allen wrench. (Stephanie McMaster)

5400. Life is a homework with no draft copy allowed. (Robert Mallet)

5401. We are only young once. That is all society can stand. (Bob Brown)

5402. The present moment is the only moment available to us, and it is the door to all moments. (Thich Nhat Hanh)

5403. It's best to give while your hand is still warm. (Philip Roth)

5404. I used to be conceited, but now i'm perfect. (?)

5405. Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure. (Rumi)

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Frictionary # 586

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5386. A new idea is like a child. It's easier to conceive than to deliver. (Ted Koysis)

5387. The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals. (William Osler)

5388. Knowledge is the surface of culture, the emerged part of it. (Yves Boisvert)

5389. For fast-acting relief try slowing down. (Lily Tomlin)

5390. Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. (Voltaire)

5391. Shoot for the moon! Even if you miss you'll land among the stars!* (Les Brown)
* Yep! You'll crash into the sun and  get fried...

5392. Don't worry.
It's only a cycle.
I think it's "Rinse". (Réjean Lévesque)

5393. The happiness of the drop is to die in the river. (Al-Ghazali)

5394. Stupidity is not a handicap. Park elsewhere! (?)

5395. As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason. (Thomas Browne)

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Sunday, June 07, 2015

The Frictionary # 585

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5376. Education isn't something you can finish. (Isaac Asimov)

5377. The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. (John Powell)

5378. Your concept of a God speaks of your weakness(es). (Réjean Lévesque)

5379. I went to my shrink and he told me that I wasn't a hypochondriac, I only think I'm a hypochondriac. (Bob Mankoff)

5380. So long as there's a jingle in your head, television isn't free. (Jason Love)

5381. To become Spring, you must also take the risk of becoming Winter. (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

5382. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all others all she loves is love. (George Byron)

5383. I don't think young earth creationists should be allowed to use fossil fuels. (Ricky Gervais)

5384. The reason cows are sacred in India is that they meditate. But, they are dyslexic, they say Mooo instead of Ooom. (Shanti Dharm)

5385. Better than the innocence of one who has never known pain is the hope of the one who has known it. (Stéphane Laporte)

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Monday, June 01, 2015

The Frictionary # 584

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5366. People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. (Abigail Van Buren)

5367. You must get involved to have an impact. No one is impressed with the won-lost record of the referee. (John H. Holcomb)

5368. Why is it that the distribution of pornography is a crime, but distribution of ignorance is not? (Pierre Foglia)

5369. Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother. (Khalil Gibran)

5370. There are things known, and there are things unknown. And in between are the doors. (Jim Morrison)

5371. A normal adolescent isn't a normal adolescent if he acts normal. (Judith Viorst)

5372. A dance is a poem. (Denis Diderot)

5373. Every noon as the clock hands arrive at twelve,
I want to tie the two arms together,
And walk out of the bank carrying time in bags. (Robert Bly)

5374. When there is a catastrophe, women and children are evacuated first. That's because we need peace and quiet to think of a solution.(?)

5375. Having nearly completed the book of life, I can tell you that the answers are not in the back. (Robert Brault)

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Frictionary # 583

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5356. We are masters of unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. (Winston Churchill)

5357. We love but once for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving. (Cyril Connolly)

5358. Those who do nothing are never wrong. (Théodore de Banville)

5359. Mistrust your own mistrust. (Vincent Cespedes)

5360. I'd like to change the world, but I can't find a diaper big enough. (covertcomic)

5361. The silence in here
is the precise shape
of this room. (Positively Wyrde)

5362. England is a Norman colony that went wrong. (Alphonse Allais)

5363. The minute people fall in love they become liars. (Harlan Ellison)

5364. There are two kinds of people in this world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. (Abigail Van Buren)

5365. People's memories are maybe the fuel they burn to stay alive. (Haruki Murakami)

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Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Frictionary # 582

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5346. If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others? [Dolores Huerta)

5347. You have to begin to lose your memory...to realize that memory is what makes our lives. (Luis Bunuel)

5348. What we know of someone prevents us from knowing him. (Christian Bobin)

5349. A library doesn't need windows. A library is a window. (Stewart Brand)

5350. My point is, life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The piña and the colada. (Ellen De Generes)

5351. Not being able to go back is a form of progression. (Frédéric Dard)

5352. We never learn how to die well; we only get to do it once - we can't practice. (Réjean Lévesque)

5353. Wisdom begins at the end. (Daniel Webster)

5354. The stars are the street lights of eternity. (?)

5355. What people say behind your back is your standing in the community. (Edgar Watson Howe)

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