Sunday, March 26, 2006

More from The Frictionary

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

566. Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth. (Alan Watts)

567. Democracy: a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame. (L.J. Peter)

568. Some tortures are physical and some are mental
But the one that is both is dental. (Ogden Nash)

569. We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know. (W.H. Auden)

570. If triangles would create a God, they would give It three sides. (Charles de Montesquieu)

571. No man is an island, but some of us are long peninsulas. (?)

572. You start getting old when you stop learning. (Japanese proverb)

573. A cult is a religion with no political power. (Tom Wolfe)

574. Iceberg lettuce: the polyester of green. (John Waters)

575. When desire dies, fear is born. (Baltasar Gracian)

That's all for today. Your comments and suggestions are most welcome. Peace!

Sunday, March 19, 2006

The Frictionary - Post #65

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

556. Buildings built alongside railways look awful because they don't sleep well. (Gilbert Cesbron)

557. Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional. (Max Lucado)

558. If the human body is obscene, complain to the manufacturer, not me. (Larry Flynt)

559. Love is so short, forgetting is so long. (Pablo Neruda)

560. Visits always give pleasure - if not the arrival, the departure. (Portuguese proverb)

561. Two rules for life: 1- Don't tell people everything you know. 2- (?)

562. I am not an atheist. How can you not believe in something that doesn't exist? (A. Whitney Brown)

563. A poet looks at the world as a man looks at a woman. (Wallace Stevens)

564. Confucius said, "Only the wise and the most stupid of men never change." I am not stupid enough to pretend that I am wise. (Réjean Lévesque)

565. Censorship always explains its reason for being by the consequences of its existence. (Michel Trudeau)

That's all for today. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Peace.

Sunday, March 12, 2006

More quotations from The Frictionary

Here is another batch from The Frictionary:

546. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. (Scott Adams)

547. Come on! If God didn't exist, how could he have had a son? (Aurélien Scholl)

548. The first time I see a jogger smile, I'll consider it. (Joan Rivers)

549. Electricity is just organized lightning. (George Carlin)

550. Problems worthy of attack
Prove their worth by hitting back. (Piet Hein)

551. Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties. (?)

552. Poets have learned to kiss love on the mouth. (Paul Eluard)

553. Reincarnation: soul recycling. (Réjean Lévesque)

554. I didn't recognize you. I've changed a lot. (Oscar Wilde)

555. When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President, I'm beginning to believe it. (Clarence Darrow)

That's all for this time. Peace!

Monday, March 06, 2006

Another page from The Frictionary

Here is another batch of ten quotations from The Frictionary:

536. Pity is a good disguise for contempt. (Réjean Lévesque)

537. It's possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure. (Lee Segall)

538. To express pure love between men, all that is left is the tip. (Paul Claudel)

539. The best books (...) are those that tell you what you know already. (George Orwell)

540. You can only predict things after they've happened. (Eugène Ionesco)

541. The most exhausting thing in life is being unsincere. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

542. Awards are like hemorrhoids; in the end, every asshole gets one. (Frederic Raphael)

543. Why don't sheep shrink when it rains? (?)

544. Experience is a lantern that you carry on your back and that only lights the road behind you. (Confucius)

545. Life is an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. (Carl Sandburg)

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