Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Frictionary # 663

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6156. To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks. (Robert A. Heinlein)

6157. We are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilization. (Anthony Burgess)

6158. We close the eyes of the dead so we will not see that they don't see us anymore. (Roger Judrin)

6159. You can see the wind:
Ripples on the pond
Long grass waving. (Réjean Lévesque)

6160. Brain, n. An apparatus with which we think that we think. (Ambrose Bierce)

6161. A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it. (Mary Karr)

6162. The future is nothing but the present rushing up to meet us. (Frédéric Dard)

6163. As Transformers get old, they first turn into golf carts and then motorized adult scooters. (Kent Graham)

6164. The final test of fame is to have a crazy person imagine he is you. (?)

6165. Twitter is the only bird that has humans in a cage. (Samuel H. Lowe)

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

The Frictionary #662

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6146. Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality. (Ralph Marston)

6147. Babies are nauseated by the smell of a clean shirt. (Jeff Foxworthy)

6148. You have the weakness that many women have. You need to save someone. (Marcel Dubé)

6149. Remembrance is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away. (Jean Paul Richter)

6150. Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions. (G.K. Chesterton)

6151. Once, slaves were not paid. They would just feed them. Today, volunteers are not paid either and, what's worse, they have to bring their own sandwiches. (Philippe Geluck)

6152. Bluejay feather
floating through a sunbeam
hope is like that. (Carole Johnston)

6153. A finger points at the moon, but the moon is not at the tip of the finger. Words point at the truth, but the truth is not in words. (Shanti Dharm)

6154. In life, two words will open many doors: "Push" and "Pull". (?)

6155. When we look for God, love says, "Over here!" (Victor Hugo)

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

The Frictionary #661

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6136. The only good thing to come out of religion was the music. (George Carlin)

6137. I do not fear death, I resent it. Everything must die, apparently, and I am no exception. But I want to be consulted. (Tom Robbins)

6138. Everyone complains about his memory, and no one complains about his judgment. (François de La Rochefoucaud)

6139. Golf is an expensive way to make yourself miserable. (Rita Mae Brown)

6140. A gift that can't be thrown away is not a gift but a trap. (Tad Williams)

6141. They say "Let go my Eggo", I say "Let go your ego". (Réjean Lévesque)

6142. Twilight-
trees
return to the forest. (Eamonn T. O'Neil)

6143. Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others. (Seneca)

6144. A polar bear sees a panda for the first time; "Hey! A goth bear!" (Billy Tellier)

6145. The aim of education should be to convert the mind into a living fountain, and not a reservoir. (John L. Mason)

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Frictionary #660

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6126. By changing nothing, nothing changes. (Tony Robbins)

6127. Real suffering has a face and a smell. It lasts in the most intense form no matter what you drape over it. And it knows your name. (Mary Karr)

6128. Cauliflower: albino broccoli. (Billy Tellier)

6129. In the battle between Good and Evil, Good is always at a disadvantage because it plays by the rules. (Mardy Grothe)

6130. All ecologists are color-blind: they see green everywhere. (Raymond Devos)

6131. If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos. (Robert Quillen)

6132. We easily forgive a fault we share. (Victor de Jouy)

6133. Martini glasses are the douchebags of glassware. (Jim Gaffigan)

6134. Faith and reason do not inhabit the same planet. (Réjean Lévesque)

6135. Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language. (H. Jackson Brown Jr.)

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Sunday, November 06, 2016

The Frictionary #659

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6116. Racism is man's greatest threat to man: the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason. (Abraham Joshua Heschel)

6117. The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on a woman. (Nancy Astor)

6118. We all take the straight line, it's shorter. (...). We don't see that it's narrow. There is no more room for love. (Rabii Rammal)

6119. Religion: "holy" superstition. (Réjean Lévesque)

6120. You can never make the same mistake twice because the second time you make it, it's not a mistake, it's a choice. (Steven Denn)

6121. The original is unfaithful to the translation. (Jorge Luis Borgès)

6122. It's OK to look down on money, but never lose it from sight. (André Prévot)

6123. Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. (Kin Hubbard)

6124. You can love forever, but not all the time. (?)

6125. Disneyland is Vegas for children. (Tom Waits)

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

The Frictionary # 658

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6106. What we call public opinion is generally public sentiment. (Benjamin Disraeli)

6107. Confession is good for the conscience, but it usually bypasses the soul. (Mignon McLaughlin)

6108. It sometimes happens that chance takes the appearance of justice. (Yves Beauchemin)

6109. Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like. (Walter Slezak)

6110. The worst thing to hear when you are an industrial designer is "It already exists". The sexual equivalent: "Are you in, dear?" (Rabii Rammal)

6111. Practice moderation in all things, including moderation. (Petronius Arbiter)

6112. Truth may sometimes lie
but only
under torture. (Réjean Lévesque)

6113.People forget years and remember moments. (Ann Beattie)

6114. Life is the original limited-time offer. (?)

6115. Yes: The opposite of "maybe" (Michel Lauzière)

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Frictionary # 657

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6096. The great danger in moderation is going too far. (Mardy Grothe)

6097. It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. (Robert H. Goddard)

6098. The liar, when unmasked, lost face. (Jean-Pierre Drouin)

6099. The song goes "Morning has broken..." and I'm pretty sure my children broke it. (Jim Gaffigan)

6100. An exceptional lover can only be a mediocre husband. (Michel Audiard)

6101. In no way is it universal
It can only be personal
Happiness can only be defined
By me and what's mine. (Réjean Lévesque)

6102. Faith is just an OPINION. (Bill Maher)

6103. It's not easy being a parent these days, texting in all caps just doesn't have the same impact as good, old fashioned yelling. (Funnyoneliners)

6104. There are 3 levels of pain: 1-Normal pain 2-Atrocious pain 3-Walking on a Lego. (?)

6105. Art begins when it becomes too beautiful to be true. (Pierre Berthon)

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