Sunday, October 26, 2014

The Frictionary # 554

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5056. Reason: the arithmetic of the emotions. (Elbert Hubbard)

5057. Truth is its own reward. (Plato)

5058. Going away doesn't count, only coming back deserves a tear. (Christian Mistral)

5059. There are only two things a child will share willingly - communicable disease and his mother's age. (Benjamin Spock)

5060. Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely. (Charles M. Schulz)

5061. The memories of a past happiness are the wrinkles of the soul. (Xavier de Maistre)

5062. Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough. (Earl Wilson)

5063. The clicking of the hours knits the year. (madeleinebleue)

5064. Beware of the half truth.  You may have gotten hold of the wrong half. (?)

5065. Tomorrow is a thief of pleasure. (Rex Harrison)

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Frictionary # 553

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5046. You are who you are when nobody's watching. (Stephen Fry)

5047. All birth is unwilling. (Pearl S. Buck)

5048. Love is a rose
Each petal is an illusion
Each thorn a reality.  (Charles Baudelaire)

5049. What word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?  Incorrectly. (Michael Linhart)

5050. We are messages
in bottles of flesh.  (Positively Wyrde)

5051. The first symptom of true love in a young man is shyness; in a young woman it is boldness. (Victor Hugo)

5052. There are only two things a child will share willingly - communicable disease and his mother's age. (Benjamin Spock)

5053. Everything I like is either illegal, immoral, or fattening.* (Attributed to Alexander Woolcott)
* An unknown cynic added," addictive, expensive, or impossible."

5054. We are often wrong by the way we have of being right. (Suzanne Curchod aka Mme Necker)

5055. Desire is in a man hunger, in woman only an appetite. (Mignon McLaughlin)

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

The Frictionary # 552

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5036. Time is not money, but it is almost everything else. (Ezra Pound)

5037. I wonder if it isn't just cowardice instead of generosity that makes us give tips. (Will Rogers)

5038. They say power corrupts, and if it would blind instead? (...) Note that it isn't much more reassuring. (Pierre Foglia)

5039. 'Meow' is like 'Aloha'- It can mean anything. (Hank Ketchum)

5040. Our existence is found between two eternities. (Timaeus of Locri)

5041. A book is more complex than a computer and as easy to open as a summer sky. (Dany Laferrière)

5042. The world (...) has six major religions: judaism, Islam, hinduism, buddhism, Christianity, and Facebook. (John Wing)

5043. He who holds on by a thread is not strong; the thread is strong. (Antonio Porchia)

5044. Change is a welcome friend - but only if it is invited. (?)

5045. The great religions are the ships, the poets the life boats.  Every sane person I know has jumped overboard. (Hafiz)

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Sunday, October 05, 2014

The Frictionary # 551

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5026. The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. (Robert Frost)

5027. History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. (Percy Bysse Shelley)

5028. The critic is forever comparing.  The incomparable escapes him. (Jean Cocteau)

5029. There's a phrase we live by in America: "In God We Trust". It's right there where Jesus would want it: on our money. (Stephen Colbert)

5030. It is with love as it is with hearing, with age frequency diminishes. (J.C. Algala)

5031. Never ruin an apology with an excuse. (Benjamin Franklin)

5032. It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. (Leonardo da Vinci)

5033. Trees are your best antiques. (Alexander Smith)

5034. The stars are infested with sad wishes. (Cyborg Meltdown)

5035. We are all made of the same clay, but not the same mold. (Mexican proverb)

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Frictionary # 550

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5016. It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

5017. A stumble may prevent a fall. (Thomas Fuller)

5018. Innuendos are the anonymous letters of conversation. (Claire de Rémusat)

5019. "Austerity" is a word said mainly by people with a full stomach. (Andy Borowitz)

5020. I was separated at birth. (J. Scott Wilson)

5021. Violence is the fruit of desire. (Buddha)

5022. In the realm of the deaf, the blind are mute. (Jacques Sternberg)

5023. Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. (Ogden Nash)

5024. I like writing my eights on their sides.  It's infinitely better. (?)

5025. We turn not older with years, but newer every day. (Emily Dickinson)

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Frictionary # 549

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5006. You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. (Henry Ford)

5007. Never knock on Death's door, ring the bell and run away! Death really hates that. (Matt Frewer)

5008. Pain is a great teacher; it teaches us that we are alive. (Dominique Lévy-Chédeville)

5009. My goal in life is to be as happy as a studio audience. (Jim Gaffigan)

5010. By itself, life is a quotation. (Jorge Luis Borgès)

5011. Whoever snuck the "s" in "fast food" is a clever person. (ComedyQuotez)

5012. Congratulation, n. The civility of envy. (Ambrose Bierce)

5013. We should try to be happy, if only to set a good example. (Jacques Prévert)

5014. Over 1,000 Black Holes exist on Earth now, cleverly disguised as the final hole on miniature golf courses. (Ed Allison -"Unstrange Phenomena")

5015. What remains 
of the mountain
sand between my toes.  (Annette Makino)

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

The Frictionary # 548

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4996. Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. (Hugh Miller)

4997. Dreams digest the meals that are our days. (Astrid Alauda)

4998. Stop being who you were and become who you are. (Paulo Coelho)

4999. When people yawn, do deaf people think they're screaming? (Michael Linhart)

5000. Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. (George Carlin)

5001. The sea tucks up its foam-edged petticoat. (madeleinebleue)

5002. The grass may be greener on the other side but I tell myself it's just from envy. (missingblakes)

5003. There is a devil in every berry of the grape.* (The Koran)
* Was the Koran written by the AA?

5004. Those who understand only what can be explained understand very little. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

5005. Every limit is a beginning as well as an ending. (George Eliot)

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