Sunday, February 07, 2016

The Frictionary # 620

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5726. He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough. (Lao Tze)

5727. The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little. (Max Lerner)

5728. Appearances are meaningless; it is at the bottom of the heart that the wound resides. (Euripides)

5729. You know there's been a deterioration in manners when the only people to call you "Sir" or "Ma'am" are giving you a traffic ticket. (Robert Brault)

5730. Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous. (Bill Watterson)

5731. Jell-O: edible breast implant. (Billy Tellier)

5732. A stone may be inanimate
but it understands gravity. (Positively Wyrde)

5733. When you are threatened, adrenalin production elicits the flee or fight response or sometimes, the fold and pee reaction. (Réjean Lévesque)

5734. Never try to look into both eyes at the same time. (Dorothy Sarnoff)

5735. In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes. (John Ruskin)

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Sunday, January 31, 2016

The Frictionary # 619

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5716. Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear. (Cyril Connolly)

5717. The four stages of man: infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence. (Art Linkletter)

5718. Take a mountain
Add water, wind, and time
Get sand. (Réjean Lévesque)

5719. Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. (Margaret Mead)

5720. Do Minions shit yellow? (Julius Sharpe)

5721. Success is a consequence, not a goal. (Gustave Flaubert)

5722. I want to be the verb to be. (PueR Aeternus)

5723. Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you're donating blood. (Michael Linhart)

5724. It's better to find a whole worm in your apple than half a worm. (?)

5725. Life is the sum of all your choices. (Albert Camus)

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Frictionary # 618

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5706. Curiosity is a willing, a proud, an eager confession of ignorance. (Leonard S. Rubinstein)

5707. Fear is a dagger with which hypocrisy assassinates the soul. (Robert G. Ingersoll)

5708. Any soldier you meet in a deserted place easily turns into a bandit. (Marguerite Yourcenar)

5709. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation. (Osho)

5710. Cheops' Law: Nothing ever gets built on schedule or within budget. (Robert A. Heinlein)

5711. The willow paints the wind without any brush. (Saryû)

5712. What loneliness is more lonely than distrust. (George Eliot)

5713. Love is the meeting of two myopic persons which time will transform into farsighted people. (Robert Sabatier)

5714. One good thing about being wrong is the joy it brings to others. (?)

5715. A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. (Steven Wright)

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

The Frictionary # 617

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5696. Trust, like the soul, never returns once it is gone. (Publius Syrus)

5697. Deprivation is the mother of poetry. (Leonard Cohen)

5698. One more day
Might as well fill it
before it becomes
one day less. (Marie-Christine Grimard)

5699. At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

5700. It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice. (John Cassis)

5701. Time overcomes everything, it is patience in action. (Reine Malouin)

5702. So often your loved ones mistake your understanding for approval, having already mistaken your love for understanding. (Robert Brault)

5703. There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book. (Josh Jameson)

5704. He has Van Gogh's ear for music. (Billy Wilder)

5705. I recognized happiness by the sound it made when leaving. (Jacques Prévert)

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

The Frictionary # 616

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5686. When political ammunition runs low, inevitably the rusty artillery of abuse is wheeled into action. (Wallace Stevens)

5687. Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.(Cornelia Otis Skinner)

5688. Patriotism: the only form of xenophobia that can be confessed. (Georges Elgozy)

5689. They teach us to count seconds, minutes, hours, days, years...but nobody explains to us the value of a moment. (Donato Carrisi)

5690. Trust, n. The bridge connecting us to other islands in the sea of humanity. (Mardy Grothe)

5691. When I was growing up, selfies were accidental Polaroids of our thumbs. (Theodora Chester)

5692. "R": A "P" taking a leak. (Michel Lauzière)

5693. Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. (Robert Frost)

5694. Long ago, when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today, it's called golf. (?)

5695. When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket.* (Dan Snow)
*Keep the bucket near, in case the fire spreads.

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Sunday, January 03, 2016

The Frictionary # 615

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5676. Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different. (C.S. Lewis)

5677. In a city of eight million sundials, nobody has any idea how long a minute is. (Elaine Equi)

5678. Never speak ill of yourself; you can count on your friends for that. (Charles Maurice de Talleyrand)

5679. The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but thoughts about it. (Eckhart Tolle)

5680. Nothing exists except atoms and empty space, everything else is opinion. (Shanti Dharm)

5681. Children are our future and I'm glad I'll be dead. (John Wing)

5682. This homeopathic God
so diluted
no molecule of him remains. (Réjean Lévesque)

5683. Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose. (Robin Williams)

5684. To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job. (Simone de Beauvoir)

5685. Worrying is simply the consequence of needless worry. (Richard Lewis)

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Monday, December 28, 2015

The Frictionary #614

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5666. Don't let your luggage define your travels. Each life unravels differently. (Shane Koyczan)

5667. My father confused me. From the age of one to seven, I thought my name was Jesus Christ. (Bill Cosby)

5668. Happiness is not reaching the summit of the mountain, nor climbing its slopes aimlessly, but living the experience of the ascent. (Tal Ben-Shahar)

5669. Boredom is an emptiness filled with persistence. (Leo Stein)

5670. If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right. (Jules Renard)

5671. Two antennas met on a roof, fell in love and got married. The ceremony wasn't much, but the reception was excellent. (Ashi Labouisse)

5672. Fire purifies
That's why
Hell is full of it. (Réjean Lévesque)

5673. It's so difficult to describe depression to someone who's never been there, because it's not sadness (...). It's that cold absence of feeling. (J.K. Rowling)

5674. Fear and love do not eat from the same plate. (Spanish proverb)

5675. One doesn't have a sense of humor, it has you. (Larry Gelbart)

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