Sunday, April 13, 2014

The frictionary # 526

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4776. Laughter is carbonated holiness. (Anne Lamott)

4477. The worst time to have a heart attack is during a game of charades. (Demetri Martin)

4478. Modesty is the conscience of the body. (Honoré de Balzac)

4479. An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing. (Quentin Crisp)

4480. Human happiness is composed of so many parts that there are always some missing. (Jacques Bossuet)

4481. Nothing
isolated
is understood.  (Positively Wyrde)

4482. In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice that still continues. (Helen Rowland)

4483. If stupidity could be taxed, the government could be self-financed. (Jean Yanne)

4484. Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters? - Thou shalt not kill.(?)

4485. Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves. (Peter McArthur)

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Sunday, April 06, 2014

The Frictionary # 525

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4766. Several excuses are always less convincing than one. (Aldous Huxley)

4767. Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength. (Eric Hoffer)

4768. What is most difficult for the Pope is that he has no peer to talk shop with. (Jean Yanne)

4769. One swallow does not make a summer
but one skein of geese
cleaving the murk of March thaw,
is the Spring.  (Aldo Leopold)

4770. Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. (Maori proverb)

4771. All we need is LOL. (Mouloud Achour)

4772. When we take back all that we've said, remains all that we didn't say. (Philippe Geluck)

4773. Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

4774. Faithfulness: lack of opportunity. (?)

4775. Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them. (Adlai E. Stevenson)

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Sunday, March 30, 2014

The Frictionary # 524

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4756. Blushing is the color of virtue. (Diogenes)

4757. History does not unfold; it piles up. (Robert Adams)

4758. How can we believe in God when we see his justice. (Roger Mondolini)

4759. Facebook is a lot like ancient Egypt.  People write on walls and worship cats. (newfylover1)

4760. Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future. (Antoine Rivarol)

4761. Christopher Columbus was the first socialist: he didn't know where he was going, he didn't know where he was...and he did it all at taxpayers' expense. (Winston Churchill)

4762. The world began without man, and it will end without him. (Claude Lévi-Strauss)

4763. Just remember...if it's on the Internet, it must be true.  I learned that on TV. (Coyote Sings)

4764. I worry that if we raise taxes on the rich they won't have enough money to buy politicians. (Andy Borowitz)

4765. Life is like a box of chocolates. it makes you fat. (Simon Leblanc)

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Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Frictionary # 523

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4746. Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself.  It means thinking of yourself less. (C.S. Lewis)

4747. When it's dark inside, it's easy to lose your way. (Mardy Grothe)

4748. Doubt and fear are the auxiliaries of great initiatives. (Amélie Nothomb)

4749. When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, "Did you sleep good?"  I said, "No, I made a few mistakes." (Steven Wright)

4750. Psychology is the attempt
to define sanity
by the dissection of deviance.  (Positively Wyrde)

4751. Man, by inventing himself gods also invented demons. (Zhang Xianliang)

4752. Cauliflower is just scared broccoli. (Harland Williams)

4753. Don't count every day of the week; make every day of the week count. (Mark Amend)

4754. Believing your own lies, that's what we call sincerity. (Robert Escarpit)

4755. Nearby is the country they call life.
You will know it by its seriousness.
Give me your hand.  (Rainer Maria Rilke)

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Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Frictionary # 522

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4736. Hell is not other people.  Hell is no other people. (Fay Weldon)

4737. Marriage, the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. (Ambrose Bierce)

4738. One recognizes one's course by discovering the paths that stray from it. (Albert Camus)

4739. I never change, I simply become more myself. (Joyce Carol Oates)

4740. Raise your words, not your voice.  It is rain which grows flowers, not thunder. (Rumi)

4741. Youth is a passion for what is useless. (Jean Giono)

4742. Men get laid, women get screwed. (Quentin Crisp)

4743. Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that. (George Carlin)

4744. Is it possible to marry a woman who's beautiful, intelligent, young and rich? Yes, if you get married four times. (?)

4745. Man is the center of evil as well as the source of good. (Jiang Zilong)

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Sunday, March 09, 2014

The Frictionary # 521

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4726. Indecision is the seedling of fear. (Napoleon Hill)

4727. Hatred rarely does any harm to its object.  It is the hater who suffers. (Max Aitken)

4728. Children are not hyperactive, it's the parents who are overwhelmed. (Stéphane Laporte)

4729. Life is short.  I mean, it's a four letter word. (J. Scott Wilson)

4730. A German proverb says, "Never give advice unless asked."  I know, I know you didn't ask for it...(Réjean Lévesque)

4731. Dance is the only art which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. (Ted Shawn)

4732. A hallucination is a fact, not an error, what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it. (Bertrand Russell)

4733. God created water, but man made wine. (Victor Hugo)

4734. God wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own back nor kick ourselves too easily. (?)

4735. Art limited to imitation
is decoration. (Positively Wyrde)

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Sunday, March 02, 2014

The Frictionary # 520

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4716. That's the scary thing about hope.  If you let it go too long it turns into faith. (Christopher Moore)

4717. If everyone has a camera, Big Brother isn't the only one watching. (James Estrin)

4718. Animals never lack naturalness, except when domesticated. (Malcolm de Chazal)

4719. A glint is, in fact, a visual tinkle. (Terry Pratchett)

4720. Today's greatest labor-saving device is tomorrow. (Woodrow T. Wilson)

4721. The moon won't use the door, only the window. (Rumi)

4722. Life's but a walking shadow. (William Shakespeare)

4723. Rhinoceroses are just big fat white trash unicorns. (Harland Williams)

4724. Death is easy.  You wait. (Vincent Guilbault)

4725. To advance in life, it is more necessary to question answers than it is to answer questions. (Mardy Grothe)

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