Sunday, April 12, 2015

The Frictionary # 578

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5296. Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night. (Leo Aikman)

5297. Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country. (Steven Wright)

5298. I spend, therefore I am. (Albert Brie)

5299. One can endure sorrow alone, but it takes two to be glad. (Elbert Hubbard)

5300. It is necessary: therefore, it is possible. (Giuseppe Antonio Borgese)

5301. Until the end
he called me possessive
and held his soul so tightly
it shrank
to fit his hand.  (Alice Walker)

5302. Gods are much like Elvis Presley impersonators: too many and not very good. (Réjean Lévesque)

5303. Happiness is never stopping to think if you are. (Palmer Sondreal)

5304. There are now 4 sides to every story - yours, mine, the truth & the Internet version. (thelovealive)

5305. Nobody is superior or inferior, nobody's equal either. Everyone is unique and incomparable. (Osho)

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Sunday, April 05, 2015

The Frictionary # 577

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5286. Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. (Benjamin Franklin)
5287. One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)
5288. Next to "I win", "I told you so" are the sweetest words. (Gore Vidal)
5289. Longevity is overrated. All the extra years come at the end when you're old. (Bob Mankoff)
5290. The average man, who does not know what to do with his life, wants another which will last forever. (Anatole France)
5291. People buy things they don't need, with money they don't have, to impress people they don't like. (Clive Hamilton)*
* See Barry Popik's note below.
5292. Life will kill you.
Might as well
kiss it on the mouth. (Réjean Lévesque)
5293. Politeness is the art of choosing among one's real thoughts. (Abel Stevens)
5294. Hearts are wild creatures, that's why our ribs are cages. (?)
5295. When we are born, we are all the same color: violet. (Yvon Deschamps)
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Sunday, March 29, 2015

The Frictionary # 576

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5276. Solitude is the beginning of all freedom.(William O. Douglas)

5277. The danger of thinking you're 100% right is that it's the only way you can be 100% wrong. (Robert Brault)

5278. Since we are practically made of water, living would consist in us evaporating. (Thomas Vineau)

5279. Love lasts by not lasting. (Jack Gilbert)

5280. How would the world be different if you had not lived? THAT is the meaning of life. (Robert Frost)

5281. We always go too far for those people who go nowhere. (Pierre Falardeau)

5282. You can tell Monopoly is an old game because rich people can go to jail. (Geoffrey Asmus)

5283. Every murmuring merciful mist
that reached the sky or bit the dust
are not of a glad or angry god
but of life that thrusts
from inner to outer the stuff of us. (Jim Culleny)

5284. Silence can never be misquoted. (?)

5285. Old age, the worst of all injustices. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Frictionary # 575

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5266. If you let people treat you like a nobody, you have nobody to blame. (Robert Brault)

5267. The early bird catches the worm - the late bird catches the early-bird specials. (Mason Mastroiani -"B.C.")

5268. Our immense desire to believe explains urban legends...and religions. (Réjean Lévesque)

5269. Art is the most beautiful of all lies. (Claude Debussy)

5270. Peter's Salesmanship Rule: the customer is always ripe. (L.J. Peter)

5271. The way to hold a husband is to keep him a little jealous; the way to lose him is to keep him a little more jealous. (H.L. Mencken)

5272. Never ascribe to malice that which can be adequately explained by incompetence. (Napoleon Bonaparte -attributed)

5273. The devil has rendered the church services so important that I wonder why it has not yet canonized him. (Carlo Dossi)

5274. That they envy others are their inferiors. (Proverb)

5275. Democracy is three wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. (Funnyoneliners)

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Frictionary # 574

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5256. Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice. (Michael Crichton) 

5257. I believe there can be climate change, but only if it WANTS to change. (Julius Sharpe)

5258. Power is afraid of poverty, and poverty is afraid of power. Except that power has the right to shoot on poverty. (Stéphane Laporte)

5259. Everyone has the right to die, but this is not an obligation. (Article 3 of the Constitution of the Republic of Užipis)

5260. Life is a series of events that happen in such a way that it seems to be your fault. (Robert Brault)

5261. The egg came first
for the egg
is the idea.  (Positively Wyrde)

5262. Democracy is the warrant for lice to eat the lions. (Georges Clémenceau)

5263. Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure science. (Edwin Hubble)

5264. When they are young, girls like dolls and boys like soldiers. When they get older, it's the other way around. (?)

5265. You're only young once but apparently there's no limit on childish. (Bob Thaves -"Frank & Ernest")

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Sunday, March 08, 2015

The Frictionary #573

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5246. You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred. (Woody Allen)

5247. Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things. (Thomas Merton)

5248. The devil is pure because he can only do evil. (Jean Cocteau)

5249. Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being. (Rumi)

5250. Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power. (Eric Hoffer)

5251. There are too many sons
and not enough fathers. (Positively Wyrde)

5252. Politics is the art of reconciling what is desirable with what is possible. (Aristide Briand)

5253. Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it's dark. (Zen saying)

5254. The animal which can survive in the desert without water for one week is called a hebdromadary. (Réjean Lévesque)

5255. Only little boys and old men sneer at love. (Louis Auchincloss)

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Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Frictionary # 572

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5236. We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. (Benjamin Franklin)

5237. "Be" precedes "do" in dictionary and in life. (Mardy Grothe)

5238. Progress: when phones are smarter than what is said in them. (Michel Lauzière)

5239. Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. (Matsuo Bashô)

5240. Thunder is good, thunder is impressive, but it is lightning that does the work. (Mark Twain)

5241. Music is essentially useless, as life is. (George Santayana)

5242. If dogs could talk, most people wouldn't understand German shepherds. (Réjean Lévesque)

5243. Leadership is action, not position. (Donald H. McGannon)

5244. So many people can be responsible for your success, but only you are responsible for your failure. (?)

5245. A woman saying "I'm not mad at you" is like a dentist saying "You won't feel a thing". (Kent W. Graham)

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