Sunday, August 06, 2006

The Frictionary # 85

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

756. They only loan to the rich. And rightly so: the poor find it difficult to pay back. (Tristan Bernard)

757. Does the name Pavlov ring a bell? (?)

758. Love is never security. Love is a state in which there is no desire to be secure; it is a state of vulnerability. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

759. The only way to have a friend is to be one. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

760. Anti-theft alarm: a device that loudly tells the whole world that you have just been robbed. (Réjean Lévesque)

761. If you don't know where you're going, you will probably end up somewhere else. (L.J. Peter)*
*Also attributed to Alfred Adler and David Campbell)

762. The future isn't what it used to be. (Paul Valéry)

763. A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other. (Samuel Johnson)

764. Sin is geographical. (Bertrand Russell)

765. Painting, n. The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic. (Ambrose Bierce)

That's all for this week's edition. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. You can have this blog sent to you as e-mail by subscribing (see right side). Have a nice week.


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