Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Frictionary # 682

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6346. It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday. (John Guare)

6347. Alas! There is no casting anchor in the stream of time. (Marguerite Gardiner)

6348. Irony: to draw trees on paper. (HipDict)

6349. Gravity's a given
life's a living
and time's a
division. (Cattservant)

6350. The first 30 years of childhood are the hardest. (Denise Alondra)

6351. Youtubers are not necessarily potato heads. (Réjean Lévesque)

6352. Real life only shows up one moment at a time. (David Cain)

6353. Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame. (Meg Greenfield)

6354. Truth is not a logical conclusion. Truth is existence, reality. It is always here - it has always been here. (Shanti Dharm)

6355. In this world, you must be a bit too kind to be kind enough. (Pierre Marivaux)

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

The Frictionary # 681

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6336.The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust him. (Ernest Hemingway)

6337. We all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call principles. (Mark Twain)

6338. A gift is just a memory. The memory of the moment when you give it. (Stéphane Laporte)

6339. I am possessed
for my ghost
thinks it's me. (Positively Wyrde)

6340. Time is money, especially if you're paid by the hour. (Réjean Lévesque)

6341. It's not the situation, It's your reaction to the situation. (Robert Conklin)

6342. The real problem is what to do with the problem solvers after the problem is solved. (Gay Talese)

6343. Never get a mime talking. He won't stop. (Marcel Marceau)

6344. During a campaign the air is full of speeches - and vice versa. (?)

6345. Freedom is beautiful because it can be lost. (Grégoire Delacourt)

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Sunday, April 09, 2017

The Frictionary # 680

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6326. Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. (George Jean Nathan)

6327. The biggest human temptation is (...) to settle for too little. (Thomas Merton)

6328. What I like the most about Winter is Spring. (Rima Elkouri)

6329. To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself. (Max Beerbohm)

6330. Doubt is the key to all knowledge. (Persian proverb)

6331. Doing nothing is very hard to do...you never know when you're finished. (Leslie Nielsen)

6332. At the hospital, when you arrive at the emergency, you are a sick person; after a few hours, you become a PATIENT. (Réjean Lévesque)

6333. From the point of no existence,
how long must we grow
to be the size
of a sparrow? (Pinder Buckley)

6334. The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. (?)

6335. To get married, you need a witness, like for an accident or a duel. (Sacha Guitry)

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Sunday, April 02, 2017

The Frictionary # 679

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6316. A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one. (John Russell (Lord))

6317. The quality will remain when the price is forgotten. (Henry Royce)

6318. In the cage of a bird
Is a garden of sadness
And all the melancholy of a house. (Georges Shehadé)

6319. Fear is the cheapest room in your house. I would like to see you living in better conditions. (Hafiz)

6320. Having to be different is the same trap as having to be the same. (Robert Rauschenberg)

6321. Life is a business that does not cover the costs. (Arthur Schopenhauer)

6322. There is a Chinese proverb that says nothing; I sometimes quote it when I have nothing to say. (Philippe Geluck)

6323. Personally, I know nothing about sex because I've always been married. (Zsa Zsa Gabor)

6324. If one door closes and another door opens, you're probably in prison. (?)

6325. Life is simple, it's the living that's complicated. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Frictionary # 678

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6306. Happiness is fear-based. (Richard Lewis)

6307. I think the God of Snow is bipolar. (Wendy Liebman)

6308. Waiting is time taking a nap. (madeleinebleue)

6309. Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half. (John Wannamaker)

6310. I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying that I approved of it. (Mark Twain)

6311. Social networks are like renovations, you know when it starts, but you never know when it will end. (Hugo Léger)

6312. Darkness stretches
on both sides of night.
More time to dream
about tomorrows that sing off-key. (Réjean Lévesque)

6313. I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humour. (Edward Albee)

6314. Doing nothing gets pretty tiresome because you can't stop and rest. (?)

6315. You can't hold a gun and a protest sign at the same time. (Georges Wolinski)

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Frictionary # 677

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6296. The problem with putting off things you've always wanted to do is that eventually, you run out of always. (Robert Brault)

6297. The right wine
ignores
the shape of the glass. (Positively Wyrde)

6298. The promise of the caterpillar does not bind the butterfly. (André Gide)

6299. I am not what I think I am, and I am not what you think I am. I am what I think you think I am. (Robert Bierstedt)

6300. Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In the part of the American brain lately vacated by God. (Erica Jong)

6301. According to a survey, 90% of people do not believe in surveys anymore. (Stéphane Laporte)

6302. There are no original ideas. There are only original people. (Barbara Grizzuti Harrison)

6303. I miss my folks...I'm really a bad shot. (Réjean Lévesque)

6304. Every time history repeats itself the price goes up. (?)

6305. We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation. (Ivan Illich)

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Frictionary # 676

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6286. Men make counterfeit money; in many cases, money makes counterfeit men. (Sydney J. Harris)

6287. Character is what you are in the dark. (Dwight L. Moody)

6288. The truth is that there is an incredible amount of drops that do not make the cup runneth over. (Romain Gary)

6289. I am a human being made of 31.5 trillion cells. There are 0.1 trillion stars in the Milky Way & 3 trillion trees on earth. I am a universe. (Shanti Dharm)

6290. The Chinese alphabet has more than 3,000 characters. 6 more than Game of Thrones. (Brian Kiley)

6291. It's called faith because it's not knowledge. (Christopher Hitchens)

6292. Man takes longer to find emoji than it would have taken him to find words that convey what he wanted. (Kumail Nanjiani)

6293. The stuff of heroes is a pack of lies. (Jacques Prévert)

6294. Everybody has the right to a second chance. Except for the hairstylist. (?)

6295. A cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. (Oscar Wilde)

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