Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Frictionary # 761

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7146. Who has never left his country is full of prejudice. (Carlo Goldoni)

7147. It is futile to blame our unhappiness on someone who doesn't care, so we blame it on someone who does. (Robert Brault)

7148. Reading, a good way to get richer without stealing. (Arlette Laguiller)

7149. People ask me, "Where were you when Kennedy was shot?" Well, I don't have an alibi. (Emo Philips)

7150. England is a cup of tea
France, a wheel of ripened brie
Greece, a short, squat olive tree
America is a gun. (Liam Stack)

7151. Christianism has done a lot for love by making it a sin. (Anatole France)

7152. Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. (Benjamin Franklin)

7153. The past, the future, those two halves of life, one says never and the other says always. (Alphonse de Lamartine)

7154. To a cannibal, a pregnant woman is a bit like a Kinder Surprise. (?)

7155. Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature. (Martin Henry Fischer)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!

Labels: , , , , , ,

Sunday, November 04, 2018

The Frictionary # 760

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:


7136. Money is like manure. If you spread it around it does a lot of good, but if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell. (Clint Murchison)

7137. The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen. (Paul Valéry)

7138. Worry is fear in disguise. (Positively Wyrde)

7139. The person who knows "how" will always have a job. The person who knows "why" will always be his boss. (Diane Ravitch)

7140. Political maxim: it is less dangerous to make four dissatisfied than one satisfied and three jealous. (Gilbert Cesbron)

7141. God made man, but he used a monkey to do it. (Devo)

7142. If life gives you demons, make demonade. (?)

7143. Little things affect little minds. (Benjamin Disraeli)

7144. If you want to be happier, lower your expectations. (?)

7145. Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying. (Mason Cooley)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!




Labels: , , , , , ,

Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Frictionary #759

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7126. Take away esteem, and love is no more. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

7127. God: the most popular scapegoat for our sins. (Mark Twain)

7128. In the wilderness of solitude
As I see it blooming
A flowering oasis of you
And beneath the sand the dust of longing. (Faiz Ahmed Faiz)

7129. My man wants us to hold hands on the street, I think he watches too much figure skating. (Laetitia Castwa)

7130. The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children. (Clarence S. Darrow)

7131. It is bad luck to be superstitious. (Andrew W. Mathis)

7132. They say prostitutes sell their bodies when in fact, they're only renting them - just like regular employees. (Réjean Lévesque)

7133. Most horses have mullets. (Demetri Martin)

7134. Ghosts do not haunt many gyms; they enroll but end up not going. (?)

7135. If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. (George Orwell)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!

Labels: , , , , , ,

Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Frictionary # 758

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7116. Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. (Robert Brault)*
*Also attributed to Antonio Smith.

7117. Being insensitive and insecure means never having to say you're sorry.  (Mardy Grothe)

7118. I'm not a racist, but you have to see things as they are: children are not people like us. (Pierre Desproges)

7119. Time flows in the same way for all human beings; every human being flows through time in a different way. (Yasunari Kawabata)

7120. There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers. (Richard Feynman)

7121. What's the difference between honor and pride? (Réjean Lévesque)

7122. Sous-vide method: "You don't cook, you warm food in a condom." (Bradley Cooper)

7123. You can't see your reflection in boiling water. Truth can't be seen in a state of anger. (Zen proverb)

7124. The richer you get, the more expensive happiness becomes. (?)

7125. Reading tells us that solitude is a treasure. (Sylvain Tesson)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!

Labels: , , , , , ,

Sunday, October 14, 2018

The Frictionary # 757

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7106. Fashion is inhabited art. (Paul Berger-Gross)

7107. Woman always wants to change man. Man always wants to change women. (Anne Roumanoff)

7108. Now is blessed. The rest Remembered. (Jim Morrison)

7109. The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down. (Flip Wilson)

7110. I have but one word, but I have a poor memory. (Marcel Achard)

7111. Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual. (Terry Pratchett)

7112. Life's not a paragraph
And death I think is no parenthesis. (E.E. Cummings)

7113. The American population can be broken up into 3 main categories: Wonderful people - Haters - Florida. (Negin Farsad)

7114. You don't need someone to complete you. You only need someone to accept you COMPLETELY. (?)

7115. Those who deny freedom are bound to watch over the cages they build. They are therefore also prisoners. (Réjean Lévesque)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!



Labels: , , , , , ,

Sunday, October 07, 2018

The frictionary # 756

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7096. Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed. (Anthony Powell)

7097. Childhood is a promise that is never kept. (Ken Hill)

7098. To love is to not compare anymore. (Bernard Grasset)

7099. Mercy isn't earned. It's given. (A. Lee Martinez)

7100. The axe forgets. The tree remembers. (Zen proverb)

7101. All I ask if we arm the teachers, the librarians get silencers. (Dennis Rooney)

7102. You can have the last word with a woman, if it is yes. (Alfred de Musset)

7103. Is it the tree
or the leaf
that lets go. (Coyote Sings)

7104. Evian is naïve spelled backwards. (Jim Gaffigan)

7105. Some people think that the trademark for the Big Bang is owned by God. (Réjean Lévesque)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!

Labels: , , , , , ,

Sunday, September 30, 2018

The frictionary # 755

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7086. I see people so obsessed with money that it would be fitting to hail them with "How much are you?" (Albert Brie)

7087. The good are innocent and create justice, the bad are guilty, which is why they invent mercy. (Terry Pratchett)

7088. Procrastination involves a great amount of thinking about doing, without much actual doing. (David Cain)

7089. I also put some money aside, but on the wrong side. (Jules Renard)

7090. Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. (J.K. Rowling)

7091. I'm so sensitive I can't take a beaten path. (Réjean Lévesque)

7092. True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. (Erich Segal)

7093. You either get bitter or you get better. (...) The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you. (Josh Shipp)

7094. America is a country which produces citizens who will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote. (?)

7095. In this country, you cannot vote if you're insane, but you can get elected. (Dave Broadfoot)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!

Labels: , , , , , ,