Monday, November 28, 2005

Another batch from The Frictionary

Here is another batch of quotations from The Frictionary:

396. Never raise your hand to your children - it leaves your mid-section unprotected. (Robert Orben)

397. It's hard for people to boo and yawn at the same time. (Jack Donohue)

398. Our enthusiasm is the other's fanatism. (André Siegfried)

399. True happiness would be to remember the present. (E.M. Cioran)

400. Only a mediocre person is always at his best. (W. Somerset Maughan)

401. It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward. (Lewis Carroll)

402. Weather forecast for tonight: dark. (George Carlin)

403. The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his orders from one who does. (H.V. Prochnow)

404. Disney World: a people trap operated by a mouse. (?)

405. Infinity begins where it ends. (Louis Scuténaire)

That's all for now. Be happy!

Sunday, November 20, 2005

More quotations from The Frictionary

Here is another batch of quotations from The Frictionary:

386. Writers who can't write are read by readers who can't read. (Piet Hein)

387. Why is it that, little children being so intelligent, men are so stupid. It must be because of education. (Alexandre Dumas)

388. Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. (Timothy Leary)

389. Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me. (Ambrose Bierce)

390. Hell is paved with Good Samaritans. (William H. Holden)

391. Parents (...) are the last to know that their children are not children anymore. (Pierre Foglia)

392. Use your head, it's the little things that count. (?)

393. Even paranoids have real enemies. (Delmore Schwartz)

394. Retired is being tired twice. (Richard Armour)

395. Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed. (Michael Pritchard)

That's all for today. Until next time, be happy!

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Once again, from The Frictionary...

Here is another batch of quotations from The Frictionary:

376. People think that I must be a very strange person. This is not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a jar on my desk. (Stephen King*)
* King was quoting Robert Bloch.

377. If God had meant us to go metric, why did he give Christ twelve apostles? (Gyles Brandreth)

378. The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. (Lily Tomlin)

379. Chance often is the others' will. (Alfred Capus)

380. Some believe that genius is hereditary, the others don't have children. (Marcel Achard)

381. A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points, but it is by no means the most interesting. (Terry Nation - "Doctor Who")

382. The light at the end of the tunnel is not an illusion, the tunnel is. (?)

383. I'm not a fatalist. But even if I were, what could I do about it? (Emo Phillips)

384. Frisbee: California's state bird. (Alan Thicke)

385. Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent. (Mignon McLaughlin)

That's all for today. Until next time, be happy!

Sunday, November 06, 2005

Another batch of quotations

Here is another batch of quotations from The Frictionary:

366. The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time. (A.P. Herbert)

367. Modest people often have reason to be. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

368. Flowers, (...) amputees of plant life. (Bill Barol)

This quotation is from the 1995 TV series "Dweebs". Bill Barol is one of the five writers of the short-lived series.

369. Dreams are like islands. We are all alone when we dream. (Jacques Poulin)

370. A poor person isn't he who has little, but he who needs a lot. (German proverb)

371. Hope is a memory that desires. (Honoré de Balzac)

372. Nothing, except the cable TV rate, goes up forever. (P.J. O'Rourke)

373. One of the things that keeps the engine of capitalism going is the idea that freedom is equated with your ability to buy products. (Zack De La Rocha)

374. Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder. (?)

375. The ethical argument regarding abortion hinges on the question of exactly when life begins. Some believe that life begins at forty. (Kevin Nealon)

That's all for today. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Until next time, be happy!