Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Frictionary # 827

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8006. Patience often gets the credit that belongs to fatigue. (Franklin P. Jones)

8007. I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more I seem to have. (Coleman Cox)

8008. Happiness: to do what we want and to want what we do. (François Giraud)

8009. A bore is a person who deprives you of solitude without giving you the benefit of company. (Gian Gravina)

8010. Man is a victim of dope in the incurable form of hope. (Ogden Nash)

8011. Those who say, "I have principles", most often only have habits or prejudices. (Gilbert Cesbron)

8012. You are what you eat, and who wants to be a lettuce? (Peter Burns)

8013. Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. (Guy de Maupassant)

8014. Valentine's day is when a lot of married men are reminded what a poor shot Cupid really is. (?)

8015. Happiness is somehow what puts an end to the flight forward that is desire. (Paul Ricoeur)

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Sunday, February 09, 2020

The Frictionary # 826

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7996. The keys to America: the cross, the brew, the dollar, and the gun. (George Carlin)

7997. To the blood of black gods
jazz rises high freeing
ancient wings. (Célyne Fortin)

7998. An idea is a textually-transmitted disease. (Anu Garg)

7999. You never know who is swimming naked until the tide goes out. (Warren Buffet)

8000. Life is priceless. Not for Big Pharma. (Réjean Lévesque)

8001. The history of creationism is that it doesn't go extinct...it evolves. (Nick Matzke)

8002. Teaching: one of the few professions that permit love. (Theodore Roethke)

8003. It is one of the superstitions of the human mind that could imagine virginity being a virtue. (Voltaire)

8004. A woman is a person who reaches for a chair when she answers the phone. (Milton Wright)

8005. The answers are always inside the problem, not outside. (Marshall McLuhan)

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Sunday, February 02, 2020

The Frictionary # 825

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7786. I know the past is obdurate - it doesn't want to change. (Stephen King)

7787. Work and love; these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis. (Theodor Reik)

7788. A minute, that's not time. Time is a moment. That's space time and the quality of time we give to our minute. (Marc Onana)

7789. Dog: the supreme opportunist. (Chad Oliver)

7790. Distrust is a pernicious thing because it slips into you like a snake and you think it protects you, but in fact, it isolates you. (Léa Stréliski)

7791. Depression is rage spread thin. (Paul Tillich)

7792. There is incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables you to come off as a sane person. (Dan Greenburg)

7793. Coca-Cola: used to indicate the presence of the "civilized" world. (Réjean Lévesque)

7794. If you want to know what makes you unique, sit for a caricature. (?)

7795. Bat
teaches me
listening
is sometimes
how you see. (Coyote Sings)

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Frictionary # 824

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7776. I have one share in Corporate Earth, and I am nervous about the management. (E.B. White)

7777. I never wanted anybody to die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure. (Clarence S. Darrow)

7778. Panic hides by calling itself passion. (Charles Dantzig)

7779. That's the beauty in being the first to try something. No one knows if you're doing it wrong. (Mason Mastroiani "B.C.") 

7780. I am glutton intolerant. (Réjean Lévesque)

7781. Christian deodorant: "Thou Shalt Not Smell." (George Carlin)

7782. Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others. (Otto von Bismarck)

7783. The US will only get serious about the war on obesity if it turns out that fat people have oil. (Andy Borowitz)

7784. The early worm gets caught. (John Igo)

7785. Adjustment (...) synonym for conformity. (Robert Lindner)

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

The Frictionary # 823

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7766. All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness. (Tennessee Williams)

7767. If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice. (Neil Peart* of Rush)
* R.I.P. Neil Peart.

7768. Voters ignore those who enlighten them, they prefer those who dazzle them. (Yves Mirande)

7769. "I'm normal 'cause I'm all screwed up." (Annette Ducharme aka Anet)

7770. Translation is at best an echo. (George Borrow)

7771. Woman is man's first labyrinth. (Jacques Attali)

7772. It's hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning. (Bill Watterson)

7773. It is better to lose yourself in your passion than to lose your passion. (Denis Robert)

7774. If you tell the truth, it becomes a part of your past. If you lie, it becomes a part of your future. (?)

7775. The sun does not forget a village just because it is small. (African proverb)

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Frictionary # 822

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7756. Work is only work if you'd rather be doing something else. (Ray Prince)

7757. In the end, people are persuaded not by what we say, but by what they understand. (John C. Maxwell)

7758. Every instant, the future urges the present into becoming a memory. (Louis Aragon)

7759. Consult, v. To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon. (Ambrose Bierce)

7760. Puritans should wear fig leaves on their eyes. (Stanislaw J. Lec)

7761. My heart is in the right place. I've seen the x-rays. (J. Scott Wilson)

7762. A gentleman is one who can describe Sophia Loren without hand gestures. (Michel Audiard)

7763. Don't say, "I might be wrong...", you don't mean it. (Réjean Lévesque)

7764. Life is too short for fake butter, cheese or people. (?)

7765. [Emotive conjugation]: I am firm; you are obstinate; HE is a pig-headed fool. (Bertrand Russell)

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Sunday, January 05, 2020

The Frictionary # 821

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7746. Think in years. Work in months. Live in days, (Inanna Sarkis)

7747. Hatred is blind, as well as love. (Thomas Fuller)

7748. Chance is nothing but the measure of our ignorance. (Alfred Capus)

7749. Honor has not to be won, it must only not be lost. (Arthur Schopenhauer)

7750. How to enjoy wine: 1- Open the bottle and let it breathe. 2. If it doesn't seem to be breathing, give it mouth-to-mouth. (Funnyoneliners)

7751. Regret is a second mistake. (Raymond Latarjet)

7752. The cat was created when the lion sneezed. (Arabian proverb)

7753. Night is the day at low tide. (Marc Brillat-Savarin)

7754. Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop. (?)

7755. Dew
is the grief
of grass. (Positively Wyrde)

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