Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Frictionary # 673

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6256, Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. (Arthur Helps)

6257. Maturity is a feeling that comes over you when you look back on your life and realize you were wrong on just about everything. (Jim Unger "Herman")

6258. Monopoly is a game where there is only one person having fun. (Stéphane Laporte)

6259. Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office. (David Bhoder)

6260. A flower is an educated weed. (Luther Burbank)

6261. What do the men I have loved have in common? Me! (Jeanne Moreau)

6262. A latte is a mulatto beverage. (Ramon Gomez de la Serna)

6263. Once you have discovered
who you are
there's nothing left to do
but forget. (Positively Wyrde)

6264. Every fear is part hope and every hope is partly fear [quit dividing things up and taking sides]. (Tom Robbins)

6265. An octopus has 8 crotches. (Demetri Martin)

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Frictionary #672

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6246. A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race. (Barbara Christine Seifert)

6247. The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business of gambling. (Ambrose Bierce)

6248. A star shines to illuminate others. Not to shine the light on itself. (Stéphane Laporte)

6249. Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep. (Walter Scott)

6250. Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking. (Benny Profane)

6251. Men don't always love what or who they esteem, women only esteem what or who they love. (Joseph Sanial-Dubay)

6252. There are years that ask questions and years that answer. (Zora Neale Hurston)

6253. Your faith makes you say it is so
I only know that I don't know. (Réjean Lévesque)

6254. Why do we only rest in peace? Why don't we live in peace? (?)

6255. Every nation has the government it deserves. (Joseph M. de Maistre)

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Sunday, February 05, 2017

The Frictionary # 671

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6236. Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows. (Robert G. Ingersoll)

6237. As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer. (Robert Quillen)

6238. Facebook was invented to allow jogging enthusiasts to brag about it. (Hugo Meunier)

6239. Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day. Give a fish a man, and he'll eat for weeks. (Ikkaku, Hosaka & Kawabata)

6240. In the mirror
is only an illusion
of separation. (Positively Wyrde)

6241. 'Respect for religion' has become a code phrase meaning 'fear of religion'. (Salman Rushdie)

6242. Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need. (Gaston Bachelard)

6243. Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward. (C.S. Lewis)

6244. People with Alzheimer's forgive easily. (Réjean Lévesque)

6245. The person who cannot welcome ambiguity cannot welcome God. (Tom Robbins)

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

The Frictionary # 670

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6226. The history of the world is the history of the privileged. (Henry Miller)

6227. There is no pain greater than to be an angel in hell, while a devil is at home everywhere. (Martin Page)

6228. It is hard to know the difference between right and wrong if you don't know the difference between wrong and different. (Robert Brault)

6229. What sadness
torturing a daisy
to know if she loves you. (Réjean Lévesque)

6230. 100% of all people who vape look like serial killers. (Jim Gaffigan)

6231. But inside us there is a word we cannot pronounce and that is who we are. (Anthony Marra)

6232. Humans have this bad habit of creating a god in their image: unique, narcissistic, demanding submission, intolerant, power hungry and totalitarian.* (Pierre Desjardins)
Is Trump a god image?

6233. Stories are data with a soul. (Brené Brown)

6234. The only ones awake
at 3:00 am
are the lonely
and the loved. (?)

6235. Three things are fleeting: echo, rainbow, women's beauty. (German proverb)

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Frictionary #670

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6216. Memory marks the horizon of our consciousness, imagination its zenith. (Amos Bronson Alcott)

6217. E-mail is maybe 10% pleasure and 90% fear of missing out. (Larry Rosen)

6218. Success is 99 percent failure. (Soichiro Honda)

6219. There is nothing more provocative than kindness. Than being nice. It attacks those who lack it. (Stéphane Laporte)

6220. Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun. (Jim Bishop)

6221. Rumour: the oldest media in the world. (Jean-François Revel)

6222. There has to be a past before the past, and you keep going back in time until you get to I don't know, and that's what God is. (Margaret Atwood)

6223. You can't say the truth on TV; there are too many people watching. (Coluche)

6224. Memories for sale.
Only used once. (Nowhere Man)

6225. If what you have to say is less beautiful than silence then shut up. (Arab proverb)

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Frictionary # 668

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6206. The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. (John Lyly)

6207. A skeptic is a person who would ask God for his ID card. (Edgar A. Shoaff)

6208. Ridicule doesn't kill anywhere, but in the USA,, it can get you very rich. (Boris Vian)

6209. People who hate cats will come back as mice in their next life. (Faith Resnick)

6210. Business people see the price of a thing before they see its value (...). Teachers see the value of education before its price. (Rabii Rammal)

6211. I really think we need to find a cure for puberty. (Dave Barry)

6212. It's been said that golf is a Zen activity. I'd argue that if golfers were practicing Zen, they wouldn't keep score. (Tom Robbins)

6213. Being frank: Lack of diplomacy. (Michel Lauzière)

6214. People will forgive everything except beauty and talent. (?)

6215. Losing its name
a river 
enters the sea. (John Sandbach)

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Sunday, January 08, 2017

The Frictionary # 667

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6196. Bravery and stupidity go hand in hand. (David Summers)

6197. Nothing is more precious than time, for it is the price of eternity. (Louis Bourdaloue)

6198. On the battered pier
old men
fishing for ghosts. (Paul David Mena)

6199. Putting a coat on a dog is like putting a wet suit on a dolphin. (Simon Gouache)

6200. All human behavior has a reason. All behavior is solving a problem. (Michael Crichton)

6201. Never answer a critic, unless he's right. (Bernard M. Baruch)

6202. To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the brain. (Théophile Gautier)

6203. The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom. (Jon Stewart)

6204. How is it one careless match can start off a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire? (?)

6205. I wish you all that you wished that they'd wish you...but better. (Philippe Geluck)

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