Sunday, May 22, 2016

The Frictionary #635

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5876. Love, n. A universal emotion experienced as an individual gift. (Mardy Grothe)

5877. If you lose direction, go to a higher ground. (Toba Beta)

5878. Faith is not absence of doubt, it is a hope. To hope is to believe that tomorrow will be better than today. (Raymond Gravel)

5879. The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face. (Jim Bishop)

5880. Time waits for no man, time is obviously a woman. (Skinnie Talls)

5881. Tell the truth once in a while, so you will be believed when you lie. (Jules Renard)

5882. When you kill in the name of God, you kill more cheerfully. (Marek Halter)

5883. Apple's new watch
Same old time. (Réjean Lévesque)

5884. Without memory, thought is nothing. (Catherine Knutsson)

5885. One day, I'd like to understand the Big Bang. The day after, I'd like to understand wax museums. (Patrick Lagacé)

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Sunday, May 15, 2016

The Frictionary # 634

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5866. Truths turn into dogmas the moment they are disputed. (G.K. Chesterton)

5867. Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them. (Andrew V. Mason)

5868. Forty is the old age of youth, fifty the youth of old age. (Victor Hugo)

5869. Loneliness is not felt when we are alone, but when we are empty. (Seneca)

5870. My lack of knowledge of cultural idioms has always been my Achilles' neck. (Drew Dernavich)

5871. When a philosopher answers me, I don't understand my question anymore. (Pierre Desproges)

5872. The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it. (Mignon McLaughlin)

5873. After cutting the umbilical cord, humans become wireless. (Michael Linhart)

5874. I will marry the moon
and adopt a son, teach
him not to play with the hearts of stars. (Oaklungs)

5875. Love is blind, hate is deaf. (?)

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Sunday, May 08, 2016

The Frictionary #633

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5856. What men really want is not knowledge but certainty. (Bertrand Russell)

5857. Life is a journey. Time is a river. The door is ajar. (Jim Butcher)

5858. Adam and Eve were punished because they were vegetarians. They should have eaten the snake. (Robert Sabatier)

5859. Most Miami residents are genuinely nice, once you get past their brusque urban façade and tendency to resolve traffic disputes with automatic weapons. (Dave Barry)

5860. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive. (Thomas Mann)

5861. He was so paranoid that he cancelled his Twitter account; he was afraid of being followed. (Réjean Lévesque)

5862. Seagulls are born out of the handkerchiefs waved at the ship's departure. (Ramon Gomez de la Serna)

5863. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to. (Granville Hicks)

5864. After cutting the umbilical cord, humans become wireless. (Michael Linhart)

5865. A civilized society is one that learns to live with its contradictions. (Michel Garcia)

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Sunday, May 01, 2016

The Frictionary #632

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5846. We have the best government that money can buy. (Mark Twain)

5847. Fear doesn't know anything about the future. (Fear only ever has old material to work with.); it makes its predictions out of the past. (David Cain)

5848. Men are just like dogs. They bite because they're scared. (Jean Anouilh)

5849. Solitude: the joy of being alone. Loneliness: the pain of being alone. (Rabii Rammal)

5850. As long as man is mortal, he will never be relaxed. (Woody Allen)

5851. Everyone talks about the injuries in football, but what about soccer? I keep falling asleep on the couch and my neck is killing me. (Bill Maher)

5852. But the beauty is in the walking - We are betrayed by destinations. (Gwyn Thomas)

5853. Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. (Guy de Maupassant)

5854. You must love thy neighbor...the others live too far. (?)

5855. Uncertainty is inevitable at the frontiers of knowledge. (Joel Achenbach)

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

The Frictionary # 631

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5836. Time is only a concept. The future moves into the past leaving no time for the present. (Ramesh S. Balsekar)

5837. Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward. (E.E. Cummings)

5838. Flattery is counterfeit money which, for vanity, would have no circulation. (François de La Rochefoucaud)

5839. Why do men like intelligent women? Because opposites attract. (Kathy Lette)

5840. When the ego rules your life, you become egotistical. (Shanti Dharm)

5841. Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. (Elizabeth Bibesco)

5842. If will is not free,
How much does God charge for it?
Where do I pay up? (Kate Daly)

5843. 50% of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. (Richard Jeni)

5844. A smile is something you can't give away; it always comes back to you. (?)

5845. To mourn is to throw a fistful of life in the eyes of Death. (Paul Claudel)

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

The Frictionary # 630

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5826. Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. (Jim Rohn)

5827. The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. (Arnold H. Glasow)

5828. Shhh! If we make a noise, time is going to start again. (Paul Claudel)

5829. An intellectual is someone who has found something more interesting than sex. (Edgar Wallace)

5830. We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

5831. To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee. (William H. Walton)

5832. An illiterate king is an ass with a crown. (Vespasiano da Bisticci)

5833. Past events exist, after all, only in memory, which is a form of imagination. (Ursula K. Le Guin)

5834. Never run after a woman or a bus, because there's one every ten minutes. The ones after midnight are not as often, but they are faster. (?)

5835. Hardware - the part of a computer that can be kicked. (Jeff Pesis)

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

The Frictionary # 629

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5816. You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body. (C.S. Lewis)

5817. I hope life isn't a joke, because I don't get it. (Jack Handey)

5818. Truth does not hurt by itself. It hurts because it breaks an illusion. (Olivier Lockert)

5819. You know you're old if your walker has an airbag. (Phyllis Diller)

5820. Paranoia is an illness of power. (Elias Canetti)

5821. Contempt is better than hate. Hate consumes the one who uses it. Contempt allows to keep a cool head. (Réjean Lévesque)

5822. Flattery, n. A crime that requires an accomplice. (Mardy Grothe)

5823. Here are the little gravestones
where memory
stands in the wild grass,
watching the future
arrive in a line of black cars. (Carol Ann Duffy)

5824. "Monsters are human; after all, you are what you eat." (in book description of "Sad Monsters", a Frank Lesser book.)

5825. By the streets of 'by and by', one arrives at the house of 'never'. (Miguel de Cervantes)

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