Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Frictionary # 723

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6766. Psychoanalysis is that disease of the mind for which it believes itself to be the cure. (Karl Kraus)

6767. Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat. (Julian Huxley)

6768. Come sleep with me: we won't make love; love will make us. (Julio Cortazar)

6769. Etymology: the police record of words. (Roland Topor)

6770. I have a theory that you can make any sentence seem profound by writing the name of a dead philosopher at the end of it. -Plato. (Banksy)

6771. When I was younger, I wanted to be a soccer player, but I was a rotten actor. (Réjean Lévesque)

6772. If love were oil, I'd be about a quart low. (Lewis Grizzard)

6773. The national dish of America is menus. (Robert Robinson)

6774. Why is divorce so expensive? Because it's worth it. (?)

6775. It is not because you are many who are wrong that you are right. (Bernard Werber)

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Frictionary # 722

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6756. The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, and love. They do not require coupons. (George T. Hewitt)

6757. [A retirement home is where] the line between assisted living and assisted dying is very thin. (Eugene McCarthy)

6758. Always and never, one is as long as the other. (Elsa Triolet)

6759. Eagles may soar but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines. (John Benfield)

6760. Reading is a way of achieving companionship without giving up solitude. (Mardy Grothe)

6761. Schwarzenegger's favorite composer is I.L.B. Bach. (Réjean Lévesque)

6762. No one will ever know how many caresses have to die in the hands of soldiers. (Gilbert LaRocque)

6763. Whenever you're furious with your parents or you think they're terrible, just remember, you vomited on them and they kept you. (John Green)

6764. The one who values nothing is always gratified. (?)

6765. I never met a chocolate I didn't like. (Brennon Braga)

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Sunday, February 04, 2018

The Frictionary # 721

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6746. The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. (Kin Hubbard) 

6747. A modest man is usually admired if people ever hear of him. (Edgar Watson Howe)

6748. Love is a sea of which woman is the shore. (Victor Hugo)

6749. The way to hold a husband is to keep him a little jealous. The way to lose him is to keep him a little more jealous. (H.L. Mencken)

6750. You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance. (Ray Bradbury)

6751. Nature's law is fight or flee
Humanity's law is love or disappear. (Réjean Lévesque)

6752. I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle that's 40,000 pieces and when you finish it, it says "Go outside." (Demetri Martin)

6753, Three things are fleeting: the echo, the rainbow, and women's beauty. (German proverb)

6754. After you've heard two witness accounts of an auto accident, you begin to worry about history. (?)

6755. God is a concept by which we measure our pain. (John Lennon)

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

The Frictionary # 720

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6736. Life is a succession of readjustments. (Elizabeth Bowen)

6737. If God had really created man in his own image, there would be less plastic surgeons. (Philippe Bouvard)

6738. Nothing always wants to be something. (Coyote Sings)

6739. Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by central heating. (Jack Sharkey)

6740. When we believe, we can do without the truth.* (Albert Brie)
*As demonstrated by Trump believers.

6741. Television is for appearing on - not for looking at. (Noel Coward)

6742. Every time I have to make an important decision, I ask myself,"What would the UN do?" So, I do nothing. (LANDEYves)

6743. Join a British fitness club: you're sure to lose pounds. (Réjean Lévesque)


6744. Truth fears no questions. (?)

6745. Not he who has little, but he who wishes for more, is poor. (Seneca)

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

The Frictionary # 719

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6726. Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. (William Shakespeare)

6727. Joy is the best make up. (Ann Lamott)

6728. I am tired of museums, cemeteries of the arts. (Alphonse de Lamartine)

6729. Euphemism is a euphemism for lying. (Bobbie Gentry)

6730. Who loves the tree also loves the branches. (Molière)

6731. Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster. (Weston H. Agor)

6732. Nostalgia is born
out of the process
of decay. (Positively Wyrde)

6733. Lobbying: Contact sport. (Michel Lauzière)

6734. Worrying is like praying for anything that you don't want to happen.(?)

6735. Saturday Night Fever. Where do they stick the thermometer? (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

The Frictionary # 718

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6716. An idea is salvation by imagination. (Frank Lloyd Wright)

6717. The dice of God are always loaded. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

6718. The future belongs to no one. There are no precursors, only laggards. (Jean Cocteau)

6719. Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. (Zig Ziglar)

6720. Violence engenders violence. That is why most revolutions have been perverted into dictatorship. (Vaclav Havel)

6721. The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. (Sam Levenson)

6722. Cinema builds our memory, television only manufactures oblivion. (Tonino Benacquista)

6723. Adolescence is a kind of slavery cleverly disguised as freedom. (Mardy Grothe)

6724. Apathy will be the downfall of mankind. But who cares? (?)

6725. Real friends can be counted on the fingers of one hand - enemies, only on the middle finger. (LANDEYves)

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Sunday, January 07, 2018

The Frictionary # 717

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6706. Freedom means choosing your burden. (Hephzibal Menuhin)

6707. The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best. (Paul Valéry)

6708. The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public. (George Jessel)

6709. When you are in charge of the government, you cannot tell the truth (...). To govern is to lie. (Jean Giono)

6710. Time needs to pass. If not, people want to kill it. (Réjean Lévesque)

6711. Tolerance is only another name for indifference. (W. Somerset Maugham)

6712. Is it possible to eat oatmeal and not feel like a prisoner? (Jim Gaffigan)

6713. Woman was God's second mistake. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

6714. Warning: Dates in Calendar are closer than they appear. (?)

6715. Better moderate excess than excessive moderation. (Robert F. Morgan)

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