Sunday, May 19, 2019

The Frictionary # 788

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7416. Laughter has no foreign accent. (Paul B. Lowney)

7417. To have is a sickness. To heal from it, you need to be. (J.M. Lafrenière)

7418. About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends. (Herbert Hoover)

7419. Poetry is also the precise language of getting lost. (Abdelmajid Benjelloun)

7420. If you ever start thinking, "Oh, I'm a waste of space and I'm a burden". Remember, that also describes the Grand Canyon. (Maria Bamford)

7421. Life is a jest, and all things show it
I thought so once, and now I know it. * (John Gay)
* Gay's self-scripted epitaph.

7422. Love is more or less a passing madness, more than less. (Réjean Lévesque)

7423. I prefer to think that God is not dead, just drunk. (John M. Huston)

7424. The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor. (?)

7425. Reaching the doubt of a doubt is the beginning of certainty. (Léon Daudet)

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

The Frictionary # 787

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7406. To love is, first of all, to take a risk. (Marc Lévy)

7407. I've always thought it important to judge people, in case it turns out there's no God, and you're asked to step in. (Robert Brault)

7408. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. (William James)

7409. Time makes life tough for those who want to kill it. (Jacques Prévert)

7410. Being an American means never having to say you're sorry. (Kurt Vonnegut Jr.)

7411. The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. (Haruki Murakami)

7412. Argue: To shut up alternately. (Michel Lauzière)

7413. God in his wisdom made the fly
And then forgot to tell us why. (Ogden Nash)

7414. I'm convinced that the employees of IKEA were just customers who didn't know how to get out and just gave up. (?)

7415. The tradition of preserving tradition became a tradition. (Gathorne Cranbrook)

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Sunday, May 05, 2019

The Frictionary # 786

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7396. If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you are old. (Will Rogers)

7397. Ringtones cut the flux of time, butcher the paste of duration, chop the days as does the Japanese chef's knife the cucumber. (Sylvain Tesson)

7398. The easiest way to teach children the value of money is to borrow some from them. (Jacob M. Braude)

7399. That's the way it is with holes, they're insatiable. (Tom Robbins)

7400. Rain shows me
what the snow looks like naked. (Coyote Sings)

7401. Truth is like the sun. It makes you see everything and won't let itself be stared at. (Victor Hugo)

7402. New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. (Lao Tzu)

7403. I love nature, but the feeling is not mutual. (Réjean Lévesque)

7404. Follow your heart...but, take your brain. (?)

7405. In the beginning, Google created Earth. (Nick Thune)

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

The Frictionary # 785

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7386. Liberty means responsibility. That's why most men dread it. (George Bernard Shaw)

7387. The world is always at war because diplomats and politicians lie to the journalists and then believe what they read. (Karl Kraus)

7388. All is temptation to whom fears it. (Jean de La Bruyère)

7389. Critical thinking without hope is cynicism, but hope without critical thinking is naïveté. (Maria Popova)

7390. I try to only eat animals that are vegan. (Jim Gaffigan)

7391. God send us a tyrant or typhoon or two
so that we may seek relief in you. (Jim Culleny)

7392. Happy: The way we feel from the day we find happiness up to the day we get used to it. (Michel Lauzière)

7393. The stars are jealous
of the fireworks
but promise to dazzle us
when they go nova. (Réjean Lévesque)

7394. Where do vampires learn to suck blood? Law School. (?) 

7395. They create a desert, and call it peace. (Tacitus)

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

The Frictionary # 784

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7376. I love cats because there are no police cats. (Jean Cocteau)

7377. Expecting a trouble-free life because you are a good person is like expecting the bull not to charge you because you are a vegetarian. (Joffrey R. Holland)

7378. I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it. (Ogden Nash)

7379. Politics is not solving problems, but making those who pose them shut up. (Henri Queuille)

7380. Man is the only animal who enjoys the consolation of believing in a next life. All other animals enjoy the consolation of not worrying about it. (Robert Brault)

7381. The microwave oven is the consolation prize in our struggle to understand physics. (Jason Love)

7382. The sun was closing his eye.
At peace under the maple, 
the tree gave me absolution. (Réjean Lévesque)

7383, When you put a chameleon on Scottish plaid, it gives you the finger. (François Cavanna)

7384. Cookie dough is the sushi of desserts. (?)

7385. The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. (Brendan Francis)

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Frictionary # 783

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7366. Sorrow looks back. Worry looks around. Hope looks up. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

7367. I read Donald Trump's tweets to prepare myself to the things my son will say when he'll be 5. (Louis T)

7368. The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. (Scott Adams)

7369. What have I ever done to the sun to be so badly served by my shadows? (André Pierre de Mandiargues)

7370. If you're yearning for the good old days, just turn off the air conditioning. (Griff Niblack)

7371. It is not really being rich that makes happiness, it is the act of becoming rich. (Stendahl)

7372. All my passwords are protected by amnesia. (Stephen R. Cramer)

7373. All winter
tulips slept but dreamt
in colour. (David Dyson)

7374. Life always offers you a second chance. It's called tomorrow. (?)

7375. What's worst when you get dumped is that, often, the other leaves but forgets the memories behind. (Laetitia Castwa)

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Sunday, April 07, 2019

The Frictionary # 782

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7356. Fears tend to stay down once you walk over them once. (David Cain)

7357. Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. (Neil Postman)

7358. Honor is the ultimate wealth of the poor. (Albert Camus)

7359. "H": a dash with very big ears. (Michel Lauzière)

7360. Ink-black birds scatter
Writing lines of free-verse
Across paper sky. (Frank Jaspers)

7361. The calendar is time's bureaucracy. (Quino)

7362. There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule. (Charles Osgood)

7363. My ghosts have class. The sheets they wear are by Italian designers. (Réjean Lévesque)

7364. Don't go broke trying to look rich, act your wage. (?)

7365. We all eat lies when our hearts are hungry. (The Last of Us)

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