Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Frictionary # 678

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6306. Happiness is fear-based. (Richard Lewis)

6307. I think the God of Snow is bipolar. (Wendy Liebman)

6308. Waiting is time taking a nap. (madeleinebleue)

6309. Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half. (John Wannamaker)

6310. I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying that I approved of it. (Mark Twain)

6311. Social networks are like renovations, you know when it starts, but you never know when it will end. (Hugo Léger)

6312. Darkness stretches
on both sides of night.
More time to dream
about tomorrows that sing off-key. (Réjean Lévesque)

6313. I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humour. (Edward Albee)

6314. Doing nothing gets pretty tiresome because you can't stop and rest. (?)

6315. You can't hold a gun and a protest sign at the same time. (Georges Wolinski)

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Frictionary # 677

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6296. The problem with putting off things you've always wanted to do is that eventually, you run out of always. (Robert Brault)

6297. The right wine
ignores
the shape of the glass. (Positively Wyrde)

6298. The promise of the caterpillar does not bind the butterfly. (André Gide)

6299. I am not what I think I am, and I am not what you think I am. I am what I think you think I am. (Robert Bierstedt)

6300. Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In the part of the American brain lately vacated by God. (Erica Jong)

6301. According to a survey, 90% of people do not believe in surveys anymore. (Stéphane Laporte)

6302. There are no original ideas. There are only original people. (Barbara Grizzuti Harrison)

6303. I miss my folks...I'm really a bad shot. (Réjean Lévesque)

6304. Every time history repeats itself the price goes up. (?)

6305. We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation. (Ivan Illich)

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Frictionary # 676

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6286. Men make counterfeit money; in many cases, money makes counterfeit men. (Sydney J. Harris)

6287. Character is what you are in the dark. (Dwight L. Moody)

6288. The truth is that there is an incredible amount of drops that do not make the cup runneth over. (Romain Gary)

6289. I am a human being made of 31.5 trillion cells. There are 0.1 trillion stars in the Milky Way & 3 trillion trees on earth. I am a universe. (Shanti Dharm)

6290. The Chinese alphabet has more than 3,000 characters. 6 more than Game of Thrones. (Brian Kiley)

6291. It's called faith because it's not knowledge. (Christopher Hitchens)

6292. Man takes longer to find emoji than it would have taken him to find words that convey what he wanted. (Kumail Nanjiani)

6293. The stuff of heroes is a pack of lies. (Jacques Prévert)

6294. Everybody has the right to a second chance. Except for the hairstylist. (?)

6295. A cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. (Oscar Wilde)

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Sunday, March 05, 2017

The Frictionary # 675

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6276. A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar. (H.L. Mencken)

6277. A little solitude
Good for the soul;
Too much,
A large dark hole. (Mardy Grothe)

6278. To love is to live the indissoluble alliance between terror and the miracle. (Pascal Bruckner)

6279. They say that time is money, but money doesn't matter as long as you have the time. (Nazim Yaya)

6280. Individuality is freedom lived. (John Dos Passos)

6281. It's not that people use only 10% of their brains. It's that only 10% of people use their brains. (SciencePorn)

6282. With children, it's not the making but the after-sales service that is the problem. (Anne Roumanoff)

6283. Truth hurts - not the searching after, the running from. (John Eyberg)

6284. "Go to bed, you'll feel better in the morning" is the human version of "Did you turn it off and turn it back on again?" (?)

6285. So many things are possible as long as you don't know they are impossible. (Mildred D. Taylor)

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

The Frictionary # 674

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6266. Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade in public. Never clothe them in vulgar and shoddy attire. (George W. Crane)

6267. Happiness is the light on the water. The water is cold and dark and deep. (William Maxwell)

6268. The three great ages of humankind are, the stone Age, the bronze Age and the age of retirement. (Jean-Charles)

6269. Everybody should believe in something; I believe I'll have another drink. (W.C. Fields)

6270. Solitude is that human situation in which I keep myself company. (Hannah Arendt)

6271. Chance is the lay form of a miracle. (Paul Guth)

6272. Comedy is an escape, not from truth, but from despair, a narrow escape into faith. (Christopher Fry)

6273. The bed's soft creak as I roll to my side.
What sounds will your body make against mine? (Jessica Jacobs)

6274. Guns don't kill people. George R.R. Martin kills people. (?)

6275. A lie may fool someone else, but it tells you the truth: you're weak.* [Tom Wolfe)
* Message to Donald Trump.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Frictionary # 673

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6256, Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. (Arthur Helps)

6257. Maturity is a feeling that comes over you when you look back on your life and realize you were wrong on just about everything. (Jim Unger "Herman")

6258. Monopoly is a game where there is only one person having fun. (Stéphane Laporte)

6259. Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office. (David Bhoder)

6260. A flower is an educated weed. (Luther Burbank)

6261. What do the men I have loved have in common? Me! (Jeanne Moreau)

6262. A latte is a mulatto beverage. (Ramon Gomez de la Serna)

6263. Once you have discovered
who you are
there's nothing left to do
but forget. (Positively Wyrde)

6264. Every fear is part hope and every hope is partly fear [quit dividing things up and taking sides]. (Tom Robbins)

6265. An octopus has 8 crotches. (Demetri Martin)

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Frictionary #672

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6246. A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race. (Barbara Christine Seifert)

6247. The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business of gambling. (Ambrose Bierce)

6248. A star shines to illuminate others. Not to shine the light on itself. (Stéphane Laporte)

6249. Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep. (Walter Scott)

6250. Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking. (Benny Profane)

6251. Men don't always love what or who they esteem, women only esteem what or who they love. (Joseph Sanial-Dubay)

6252. There are years that ask questions and years that answer. (Zora Neale Hurston)

6253. Your faith makes you say it is so
I only know that I don't know. (Réjean Lévesque)

6254. Why do we only rest in peace? Why don't we live in peace? (?)

6255. Every nation has the government it deserves. (Joseph M. de Maistre)

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