Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Frictionary #707

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6596. Nowadays people are born to find fault. When they look at Achilles, they see only his heel. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

6597. Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes. (G.K. Chesterton)

6598. Love makes you believe what you should doubt the most. (Pierre Marivaux)

6599. Hourglass emptying
Each grain counts. (Réjean Lévesque)

6600. We spend most of our lives conjugating three verbs: to want, to have, and to do. (Evelyn Underhill)

6601. Ever heard Victoria's REAL secret? Too much support hurts. (R.S. Stevens)

6602. It's better to think about nothing than not to think at all. (Serge Gainsbourg)

6603. Fame is the stepmother of death and ambition the excrement of glory. (Pietro Aretino)

6604. Who invented the Round Table in Camelot? Sir Cumference. (?)

6605. People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them. (Eric Hoffer)

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Frictionary # 706

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6586. There are three sorts of lies: white lies, black lies and statistics. (Benjamin Disraeli)

6587. There are only two kinds of books on which a publisher never loses money: cookbooks and books on motivation. (Peter F. Drucker)

6588. God has to be God to pretend he is God. (Raymond Devos) 

6589. Curling: sport invented by men to better understand their wives, that is, being screamed at while sweeping. (Billy Tellier)

6590. An expert is a man who has stopped thinking because he knows. (Frank Lloyd Wright)

6591. I'm so glad they don't make 'Cheese of Magnesia" (Julius Sharpe)

6592. Prudence is fear tiptoeing. (Miguel Zamacois)

6593. The concept of purely decorative towels DOES seem silly. But there's actually a very logical explanation for it. Women are insane. (Dave Barry)

6594. If "Plan A" didn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters, Stay cool! (?)

6595. Pain is to love what mystery is to intelligence. (Simone Weil)

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Sunday, October 08, 2017

The Frictionary # 705

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6576.Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity. (John Milton)

6577. The boomerang is Australia"s chief export (and then import). (Demetri Martin)

6578. If I should go first, I'll try to contact you from the other side. She said, "OK, but not during The Voice." (Réjean Lévesque)

6579. We are never prepared for what we expect. (James Michener)

6580. If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. (Lao Tsu)

6581. The enemy of true freedom is an excessive need for security. (Jean de La Fontaine)

6582. Never buy a fur from a veterinarian. (Joan Rivers)

6583. It is not the night that is silent
it is the light. (Positively Wyrde)

6584. "My dad can beat your dad." -Jesus (?)

6585. Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither is safe. (Edmund Burke)

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Monday, October 02, 2017

The Frictionary # 704

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6566. Books are solitudes in which we meet. (Rebecca Solnit)

6567. Don't act while you're still angry. Anger makes the wrong things seem right, and remorse lasts way longer than anger. (David Cain)

6568. You know how they say "no wifi" in Russian? "Internyet". (Spirit_Public)

6569. A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. (Billy Jean King)

6570. What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real. (Rabindranath Tagore)

6571. Who wants to forget remembers. (Michel de Montaigne)

6572. Household tasks are easier and quicker when they are done by somebody else. (James Thorpe)

6573. Garbage day
I set out 
my yesterdays. (InVinceWill)

6574. Forecast for a hurricane. No time to throw caution to the wind. (Réjean Lévesque)

6575. I'm back from the future. Don't go. It's a Thursday. (Batmax)

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Frictionary # 703

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6556. Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value. (George Jean Nathan)

6557. If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone. (John Maxwell)

6558. A child prodigy is a child whose parents have a lot of imagination. (Jean Cocteau)

6559. Balloons aren't so fun when you think of them as bad breath storage units. (Julius Sharpe)

6560. Hide not your talents, they for use were made,
What's a sundial in the shade? (Benjamin Franklin)

6561. The problem with love is that it is a crime where you cannot do without an accomplice. (Charles Baudelaire)

6562. For women, the best aphrodisiac are words. The G-spot is in the ears. (Isabel Allende)

6563. My poem is an albatross
Soaring, gliding,
Lonely (Réjean Lévesque)

6564. Modesty: the art of encouraging people to find out for themselves how wonderful you are. (?)

6565. It's hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world. (Dolly Parton)

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Frictionary # 702

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6546. We think in generalities, but we live in details. (Alfred North Whitehead)

6547. Conscience is what makes a boy tell his mother before his sister does. (Evan Esar)

6548. Science is for those who learn; poetry is for those who know. (Joseph Joubert)

6549. You move in me like the tongue in a mouth
like wind the leaves of summer trees. (Monica Ferrell)

6550. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. (Lewis B. Smedes)

6551. "FIRE AT WILL!" - Why does everybody want to shoot Will? (Réjean Lévesque)

6552. Game requests on Facebook are the online version of Jehovah Witnesses. (Michael Linhart)

6553. Only one is a wanderer, two together are always going somewhere. (Alfred Hitchcock)

6554. Fur is a skin that has changed beasts. (Aurélien Scholl)

6555. Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches. (Colley Cibber)

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Sunday, September 03, 2017

The Frictionary # 701

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6536. An apology is a good way to have the last word. (?)

6537. The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them. (Stephen King)

6538. Thirty: that weird age where you're too old to be young, and too young to be old. (Frédéric Beigbeder)

6539. There are Seven Deadly Sins, of which, so far, only Envy and Greed have organized politically. (Robert Brault)

6540. Hell, it's where there is no why. (Primo Levi)

6541. Exaggeration, n. A lie masquerading as the truth. (Mardy Grothe)

6542. Clocks and watches have been invented to slow down time. (Réjean Lévesque)

6543. I wonder if it's rude for a deaf person to talk with food in their(sic) hands. (Demetri Martin)

6544. It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid. (James Michener)

6545. The dream is a tunnel that passes under reality. It is a sewer with clear water, but still a sewer. (Pierre Reverdy)

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