Sunday, January 14, 2018

The Frictionary # 718

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6716. An idea is salvation by imagination. (Frank Lloyd Wright)

6717. The dice of God are always loaded. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

6718. The future belongs to no one. There are no precursors, only laggards. (Jean Cocteau)

6719. Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. (Zig Ziglar)

6720. Violence engenders violence. That is why most revolutions have been perverted into dictatorship. (Vaclav Havel)

6721. The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. (Sam Levenson)

6722. Cinema builds our memory, television only manufactures oblivion. (Tonino Benacquista)

6723. Adolescence is a kind of slavery cleverly disguised as freedom. (Mardy Grothe)

6724. Apathy will be the downfall of mankind. But who cares? (?)

6725. Real friends can be counted on the fingers of one hand - enemies, only on the middle finger. (LANDEYves)

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Sunday, January 07, 2018

The Frictionary # 717

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6706. Freedom means choosing your burden. (Hephzibal Menuhin)

6707. The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best. (Paul Valéry)

6708. The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public. (George Jessel)

6709. When you are in charge of the government, you cannot tell the truth (...). To govern is to lie. (Jean Giono)

6710. Time needs to pass. If not, people want to kill it. (Réjean Lévesque)

6711. Tolerance is only another name for indifference. (W. Somerset Maugham)

6712. Is it possible to eat oatmeal and not feel like a prisoner? (Jim Gaffigan)

6713. Woman was God's second mistake. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

6714. Warning: Dates in Calendar are closer than they appear. (?)

6715. Better moderate excess than excessive moderation. (Robert F. Morgan)

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Frictionary # 716

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6696. When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. (Wayne Dyer)

6697. If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport. (George Winters)

6698. The fatalist is one who washes his soul in his own urine. (Achille Chavée)

6699. Only the dead can be resurrected. It's more difficult with the living. (Stanislaw J. Lec)

6700. He was so clumsy that at the end, his life flashed before his eyes; it also showed bloopers. (Réjean Lévesque)

6701.A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life. (Christopher Morley)

6702. The promises of yesterday are the taxes of today. (William Lyon McKenzie)

6703. It is easier to die for the woman you love than to live with her. (André Maurois)

6704. I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone. (Audrey Hepburn)

6705. Ungratefulness is the commonest thing in the world. How many children think of sending a thank you note to Santa Claus? (?)

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

The Frictionary # 715

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6686. A society without the means to detect lies and theft soon squanders its liberty and freedom. (Chris Hedges)

6687. If everything is illusion, our illusions are illusory. (Alain Pontaut)

6688. An optimist is one who makes the best of it when he gets the worst of it. (L.J. Peter)

6689. Outside the apartments
street lamps glow like twin moons,
as if belonging to another solar system,
one where Billie Holiday didn't die. (Rebecca Hart Olander)

6690. When love is not madness it is not love. (Pedro Calderon de la Barca)

6691. I once wanted to become an atheist but I gave up...they have no holidays. (Henny Youngman)

6692. Freedom from desire leads to inner peace. (Lao Tzu)

6693. What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live. (Edgar W. Howe)

6694. The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor. (?)

6695. As we grow older, our Christmas lists get shorter because the things we want can't be bought. (?)

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

The Frictionary # 714

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6676. Humor is almost always anger with its make-up on. (Stephen King)

6677.People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. (Søren Kierkegaard)

6678. The less you know, the freer you are.(Dany Laferrière)

6679.Racism is so stupid, there's more than enough reasons to dislike people on an individual basis. (Will Durst)

6680. The ultimate indignity is to be given a bedpan by a stranger who calls you by your first name. (Maggie Kuhn)

6681.What is God. He is the breath inside the breath. (Kabir)

6682.The third time you say a thing it sounds like a lie. (Harrison Ford)

6683. To give is to give, to take back is to steal. (French Proverb)

6684. An adolescent is a minor who is sometimes a major problem. (?)

6685. What gives life meaning gives death meaning.(Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

The Frictionary # 713

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6666. Love is life accelerated.* (Jacques Chardonne)
* That's why it doesn't live long.

6667.Life is a long lesson in humility. This becomes more obvious as you get near the end. (James M. Barrie)

6668. There is still no cure for the common birthday. (John Glenn)

6669. People only become heroes when they can't do otherwise. (Paul Claudel)

6670. One can't love humanity. One can only love people. (Graham Greene)

6671. Gain and loss live in the same house. (Russian proverb)

6672. People have one thing in common: they are all different. (Robert Zend)

6673. If all those who believe they are right weren't wrong, truth wouldn't be far. (Pierre Dac)

6674. A religion
must be tough
that casts out bacon. (Positively Wyrde)

6675. If you think that someone's plotting to steal everything you have, you're either paranoid or a member of the middle class. (Robert Brault)

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Sunday, December 03, 2017

The Frictionary # 712

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6656. There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up, and the kind you make up. (Rex Stout)

6657. We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something, we are no longer free. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

6658. Nobody knows which dream the branch falls in love with once the bird has flown away. (Gilles Baudry)

6659. Technology: Domain that progresses like crazy, while Man runs behind, trying to connect the right wires.(Michel Lauzière)

6660. Laziness is a dish best served delivered. (Michael Linhart)

6661. Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them. (George Carlin)

6662. Man is imperfect. The creation is still in progress. (Réjean Lévesque)

6663. Sometimes you just don't have enough middle fingers. (Benjamin Wallace)

6664. One by one
fireflies escape my glass jar
starry night. (Chen-ou Liu)

6665. Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution. (Robert Zend)

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