Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Frictionary # 753

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7066. Prejudice is the child of ignorance. (William Hazlitt)

7067. Any half-awake materialist well knows that which you hold holds you. (Tom Robbins)

7068. TV screens are thinner and thinner; they go well with the programs. (Réjean Lévesque)

7069. Confidence comes after you start, not before. (David Cain)

7070. In order to decide, you need to be an odd number lower than two. (Georges Clémenceau)

7071. What some people mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of high living. (Doug Larson)

7072. Archeology: high-class grave robbing. (Farouk El-Baz)

7073. Is it an elk or a moose?
Marketing or propaganda?
What's good for the goose
Is good for the gander. (Réjean Lévesque)

7074. Time is an illusion perpetrated by the manufacturers of space. (?)

7075. Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it. (Don Herold)

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Sunday, September 09, 2018

The Frictionary # 752

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7056. I'd like to die young as late as possible. (Marcel Prévost)

7057. Bad weather always looks worse through a window. (Tom Lehrer)

7058. I still say a church with a lightning rod on top shows a lack of confidence. (Doug McLeod)

7059. Desire is like a brush fire, wild and spectacular, then it dies. (Réjean Lévesque)

7060. In real love, you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person. (Margaret Anderson)

7061. Middle of the night
loneliness
hogs the covers. (Coyote Sings)

7062. Freud said the necktie is a symbol for the penis. Presumably cos' you can get long ones, short ones and ones covered in spots. (Jimmy Carr)

7063. The slogan is a sickness of the formula. (Léon-Paul Fargue)

7064. The older I get, the better I was. (?)

7065. Graveyard: promised land. (A. Belot & H. Bennassar)

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Sunday, September 02, 2018

The Frictionary # 751

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7046. Knowledge consists in the search for truth. It is not the search for certainty. (Karl Popper)

7047. Conversation is three women stand on the corner talking. Gossip is when one of them leaves. (Herb Shriner)

7048. Sterility is not hereditary. (Alphonse Allais)

7049. There can be heroism in the moment, but courage is always in the day-to-day. (Robert Brault)

7050. Every grain of sand
is infused with
memories of the mountain. (Réjean Lévesque)

7051. Let's face it - if there was a God, Stephen Hawking would have found him by now. (Adam Battrick)

7052. There are no suicides, only murders. (Elsa Triolet)

7053. For the love of a rose, the gardener is the servant of a thousand thorns. (Kurdish proverb)

7054. Success is relative - the more success, the more relatives. (?)

7055. Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. (Ann Landers)

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

The Frictionary # 750

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7036. To teach is to learn twice. (Isocrates)

7037. Accepting yourself does not preclude an attempt to become better. (Flannery O'Connor)

7038. In existence, what is sad is dying before the end of your life. (Philippe Geluck)

7039. History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. (Percy Bysshe Shelley)

7040. In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they're morally right. (Liam Neeson)

7041. Truth is too naked, she does not excite men. (Jean Cocteau)

7042. The two symbols of the Republican Party: an elephant and a big fat white guy who is threatened by change. (Seth MacFarlane)

7043. Cannibals do not have cemeteries. (Marcel Marien)

7044. That which does not kill you makes you stronger ...or paraplegic. (?)

7045. Religion is basically a by-product of ignorance. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Frictionary # 749

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7026. Who we are never changes. Who we think we are does. (Mary S. Almanac)

7027. We're not allowed to do anything to nature anymore, except look at it, It's like porn with leaves. (Dennis Miller)

7028. To love is to prefer another to ourselves. (Paul Léautaud)

7029. It is not strange (...) to mistake change for progress. (Fillmore Millard)

7030. Money is just the counterfeit currency of happiness. (Edmond & Jules de Goncourt)

7031. There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army. (John Ashbery)

7032. Notoriety is when they notice your presence; celebrity is when they notice your absence. (Georges Wolinski)

7033. In Hollywood you have to audition for jury duty. (Wendy Liebman)

7034. Metaphor for the night sky: A trillion asterisks and no explanation. (bhawasaagar)

7035. The poorest of the poor is the one who meets beauty and does not look at it. (Yoruba proverb)

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Sunday, August 05, 2018

The Frictionary # 747

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7006. If you take away uncertainty, you take away motivation. (Pete Athans)

7007. Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest. (Isaac Asimov)

7008. The future, at every moment, urges the present to become a memory. (Louis Aragon)

7009. Aerobic reading: moving your lips while you read. (Milton Berle)

7010. A friend is someone who has the same enemies as us. (Albert Brie)

7011. I'm surprised the Great Wall of China has lasted this long, being that it was "made in China". (Eric Kopecky)

7012. Shadows from the blinds
Leave bars on your naked skin
Let me set you free. (Michael Anthony Butler)

7013. God: Nobel prize for War. (Jean Cabut)

7014. Middle age is when we can do as much as ever - but would rather not. (?)

7015. Proverbs: short sentences drawn from long experience. (Miguel de Cervantes)

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Sunday, July 29, 2018

The Frictionary # 746

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6996. Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education. (Bertrand Russell)

6997. The main message women seemed to take away from Cinderella is it's okay to take off your shoes when you go out. (Julius Sharpe)

6998. To the poet, knowing how to waste time is earning some eternity. (Louis Pauwels)

6999. Sunrise hurts as much as you
You both come when I don't want you to. (Sarah Buxton)

7000. Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

7001. Double chin: Facial potbelly. (Michel Lauzière)

7002. The truth is always the whole truth, but a lie is never the whole lie. (Robert Brault)

7003. I'm fairly certain that kids only have ears for decorative purposes. (Newfylover1)

7004. Coffin - life's "to go" box. (Dana Gould)

7005. Money can't buy love, but it sometimes can rent it. (Réjean Lévesque)

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