Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Frictionary # 546

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4976. Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it. (Irving Berlin)

4977. It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry. (Thomas Paine)

4978. Bigamy is when you have two wives; having only one is monotony. (Coluche)

4979. And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say.  They think everyone else does too.(Khaled Hoseini)

4980. Christian: One who is willing to serve three gods, but draws the line at one wife. (H.L. Mencken)

4981. A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands. (Paul Valéry)

4982. Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat. (Alex Levine)

4983. Absolute equals nothingness. (Dejan Stojanovic)

4984. My breath breaks
on the distance 
between words.  (Positively Wyrde)

4985. Peace is the interval between two wars. (Jean Giraudoux) 

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Frictionary # 545

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4966. Idleness is not doing nothing.  Idleness is being free to do anything. (Floyd Dell)

4967. People don't change their minds.  They die and are replaced by people with different opinions. (Arturo Albergati)

4968. Forests precede men, deserts follow them. (José Artur)

4969. Love seemed to call me, but it was a wrong number. (P.G. Wodehouse)

4970. The real map of the world should be a map where the countries are replaced by banks.  They own the planet. (Stéphane Laporte)

4971. You can't be a Real Country unless you have a beer and an airline. (Frank Zappa)

4972. Isn't privacy about keeping taboos in their place? (Kate Millet)

4973. It is not the night that is silent
it is the light. (Positively Wyrde)

4974. Life is like a grammar lesson.  You find the past perfect and the present tense. (?)

4975. The ideal in friendship is to feel like we are one and to stay two. (Anne-Sophie Swetchine)

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

The Frictionary # 544

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4956. It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously. (Peter Ustinov)

4957.Virtue is the daughter of Religion, Repentance her adopted child. (Anne-Sophie Swetchine)

4958. Have we tried unplugging coma victims and plugging them in again? Works for my computer. (Carbosly)

4959. The one thing we can give without having it: happiness. (Anne Barratin)

4960. The horizon of many people is a circle with zero radius which they call their point of view. (Albert Einstein)

4961. Babies are the two extremes on the spectrum of smell. (Jim Gaffigan)

4962. Life is an unpredictable weather forecast. (Claude Lelouch)

4963. What passing-bells for those who die as cattle?
Only the monstrous anger of the guns. (Wilfred Owen)

4964. Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting. (William Shakespeare)

4965. To err is human.  To forgive is unusual. (?)

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

The Frictionary # 543

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4946. The possession of facts is knowledge, the use of them is wisdom. (Thomas Jefferson)

4947. When you rise in the morning, (...). If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself. (Tecumseh)

4948. In tax havens, there is no Adam, no Eve, only snakes. (Stéphane Laporte)

4949. Just think of meditation as "mental floss".(Bob Thaves -"Frank & Ernest")

4950. This is why I'm a fan of Buddhists and Jews.  There's no such thing as a door-to-door Jew. (The Oatmeal)

4951. To invoke the future is to make a speech to the worms. (Louis-Ferdinand Céline)

4952. Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. (Jim Carrey)

4953. The first thing a missionary teaches the savage is indecency. (Mark Twain)

4954. New broom sweeps well, but old broom knows the corners. (Caribbean proverb)

4955. If you don't become the ocean, you'll be seasick every day. (Leonard Cohen)

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Sunday, August 03, 2014

The Frictionary # 542

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4936. What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness. (Leo Tolstoy)

4937. Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff. (Peter De Vries)

4938. Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself. (Søren Kierkegaard)

4939. Facebook is like jail, you sit around and waste time, you write on walls and you get poked by people you don't know. (Michael Linhart)

4940. The insomniac sea
yearns for the sandman. (madeleinebleue)

4941. Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents. (Margaret Mead)

4942. Some of us are like wheelbarrows, only useful when pushed, and easily upset. (Jack Herbert)

4943. To aim low is to aim correctly. (Jean Anouilh)

4944. They say that if you put all the cars in the world end to end, there still would be an idiot who'd try to pass them. (?)

4945. Life is an adventure in forgiveness. (Norman Cousins)

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Frictionary # 541

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4926. It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right. (Winston Churchill)

4927. Time (...).  There is no such beast.  Only now.  And now.  And now. (Ted Kosmatka)

4928. Absence is to love what fire is to the wind; it extinguishes the small, it kindles the great. (Roger de Bussy-Rabutin)

4929. All I know about reincarnation is that dandelions come back as dandelions. (Robert Brault)

4930. "Yeah, I pretty much never sit by the pool anymore." - Marco Polo  (newfylover1)

4931. As long as repentance lasts, so does the sin. (Jorge Luis Borgès)

4932. Light and darkness are a pair
like the foot before and the foot behind in walking. (Shih'tuo)

4933. No diet works.  The only way to lose weight in the thighs is amputation. (Joel Schumacher & Karl Kurlander)

4934. When truth is not free, freedom is not true. (Jacques Prévert)

4935. Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

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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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