Sunday, May 07, 2006

The Frictionary Post #72

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

626. Politicians, public buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.* (Robert Towne)
* This quip on respectability is uttered by Noah Cross (played by John Huston) in the movie "Chinatown". Robert Towne wrote the screenplay.

627. For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism. (?)

628. The world's greatest water power is woman's tears. (J. Kenfield Morley)

629. No money, no Switzerland. (Jean Racine)

630. Self-plagiarism is style. (Alfred Hitchcock)

631. The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel, and vinyl. (Dave Barry)

632. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. (Mark Twain)

633. Fame is a bee.
It has a song
It has a sting
Ah, too, it has a wing. (Emily Dickinson)

634. When the mouse laughs at a cat, there is a hole nearby. (Nigerian proverb)

635. I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received. (Antonio Porchia)

That's all for this edition. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Peace!


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home