Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Frictionary # 540

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4916. What is to give light must endure burning. (Vicktor Frankl)

4917. My personality is who I am.  My attitude depends on who you are. (Alejandro Rubinstein)

4918. Each wave breaks so the next one may live. (Stéphane Laporte)

4919. Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. (L. Frank Baum)

4920. When a woman shuts up, it means she's about to say something. (Georges-Armand Masson)

4921. Though we sin against each other, we confess to God which makes sinning considerably easier. (Robert Brault)

4922. You couldn't be here if stars hadn't exploded (...).  So, forget Jesus.  The stars died so that you could be here today. (Lawrence Krauss)

4923. The exception is always the result of the reason for the rule. (Joseph Joubert)

4924. The blacksmith's children are not afraid of sparks. (Danish proverb)

4925. You'll realise how deep love is once you fall in it. (Ishqaa)

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

The Frictionary # 539

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4906. It's better to live rich, than to die rich. (Samuel Johnson)

4907. Living in the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back stains the neck muscles, causes you to bump into people not going your way. (Edna Ferber)

4908. Men are afraid of women, so they veil them. (Sophia Azzedinne)

4909. Religion is just superstition wearing a better suit of clothes. (Idel Dreimer)

4910. The lion eats the gazelle that runs the slowest; so, the lion doesn't like fast food. (François Morency)

4911. Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state. (Noam Chomsky)

4912. Humor is the first gift to perish in a foreign language. (Virginia Woolf)

4913. Experience is a comb for bald people. (Chinese proverb)

4914. Managers, some people need the carrot, others the stick.  Play safe and give your staff carrot sticks. (Sixthformpoet)

4915. God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them. (Franz Kafka)

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Sunday, July 06, 2014

The Frictionary # 538

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4896. The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. (Jacqueline Schiff)

4897. The opposite of play isn't work.  It's depression. (Brian Sutton-Smith)

4898. The hardest thing for a politician is to keep his ideal while losing all his illusions. (René Lévesque)

4899. My hope is that over time, evolution will rid humans of unnecessary parts such as tonsils, the appendix, gallbladder, and adverbs.(Rona Arellano)

4900. New York, the nation's thyroid gland. (Christopher Morley)

4901. When carefulness is everywhere, courage is nowhere. (Désiré-Joseph Mercier)

4902. Your body is full of blood.  Don't let it go to your head. (J. Scott Wilson)

4903. That's the secret to life...replace one worry with another. (Charles M. Schulz)

4904. If you love someone for his looks, it's not love.  It's desire.  If you love someone for his intelligence, it's not love.  It's admiration.  If you love someone because he's rich, it's not love, but interest.  If you love someone and you don't know why, that's love. (?)

4905. Name the greatest of all inventors.  Accident. (Mark Twain)

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Frictionary # 537

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4886. Things may be the way they are because of the way you are. (Mardy Grothe)

4887. When God is calling you, does his number show on your cell phone? (Stéphane Laporte)

4888. If God created the universe, explain Radio Shack. (Julius Sharpe)

4889. If fortune is blind, the rich is deaf. (Eugène Beaumont)

4890. The only reasonable excuse for procrastination is immortality. (Positively Wyrde)

4891. When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. (Jimi Hendrix)

4892. Land-surveyor: visionary of roads. (Billy Tellier)

4893. Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little in office supplies. (Woody Allen)

4894. Why is it called "after dark" when it's really "after light".(?)

4895. Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man.  But they don't bite everybody. (Stanislaw J. Lec)

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

The frictionary # 536

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4876. Never mistake knowledge for wisdom.  One helps you make a living and the other helps you make a life. (Sandra Carey)

4877. Never apologize for showing feeling.  When you do so, you apologize for truth. (Benjamin Disraeli)

4878. Only your real friends know where to hit you so it will hurt. (Bernard Werber)

4879. With just one finger
I make the clouds dance
in the pond. (Coyote Sings)

4880. A cannibal is a man who loves his neighbor with gravy. (Jean Rigaux)

4881. All religion (...), is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry. (Edgar Allen Poe)

4882. Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life. (Robert Southey)

4883. The hardest part of being lied to is knowing you weren't worth the truth. (Jemis)

4884. They make a round pizza, put it in a square box, and finally we eat it in triangles. (?)

4885. The best contraceptive for old people is nudity. (Phyllis Diller)

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Sunday, June 15, 2014

The Frictionary # 535

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4866. Never fear shadows.  They simply mean there's a light shining nearby. (Ruth E. Renkel)

4867. A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. (William James -attributed)

4868. The human foetus is a human being until he becomes a politician. (Marc Boucher)

4869. Peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread. (Pablo Neruda)

4870. Fabric Care Symbols are really secret coded messages from Space Aliens. (Ed Allison -"Unstrange Phenomena")

4871. Life is full of little tests, and one big final exam. (Theodora Chester)

4872. Laughter is a destress signal. (Bruno Coppens)

4873. Temptation usually comes in through a door that has been deliberately left open. (Arnold H. Glasow)

4874. Enemies, yes, but doesn't your moat also keep out love? (Charles Barsotti)

4875. Mules are always boasting that their ancestors were horses. (German proverb)

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Sunday, June 08, 2014

The Frictionary # 534

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4856. Love is how you stay alive after you are gone. (Mitch Albom)

4857. Good enough never is. (Debbi Field)

4858. We think we die for our country; we die for industrialists. (Anatole France)

4859. Blind faith is an ironic gift to return to the Creator of human intelligence. (almightygod)

4860. -Why do you feel you're living on borrowed time?
          - Because time is money. (Bob Thaves "Frank & Ernest")

4861. It is not because we name people or things that we know or understand them. (Réjean Lévesque)

4862. Middle age is a time of life that a man first notices in his wife. (Richard Armour)

4863. The ideal representation of calm is a sitting cat. (Jules Renard)

4864. Try to become friend with yourself and you will be rid of your worst enemy. (?)

4865. Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans. (Adlai E. Stevenson)

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