Sunday, October 22, 2006

The Frictionary # 96

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

866. Politics is but a chapter of meteorology. Meteorology is the science that deals with air currents. (Édouard Herriot)

867. Women should fight to be granted, as men have, the right to be ugly. (Michel Tournier)

868. Who claims to understand everything is apt to die of anger. (Arab proverb)

869. The metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet. (Dave Barry)

870. God is a verb. (Buckminster Fuller)

871. Love is a verb. (?)

872. Fortune does not change men, it unmasks them. (Suzanne Curchod*)
* Also known as Mme Necker.

873. A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying. (G.K. Chesterton)

874. Epitaph: a monumental lie. (Jacob M. Braude)

875. I like rice. Rice is great if you're hungry and want 2000 of something. (Mitch Hedberg)

That's all for this week. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Subscribe and receive this blog in your in-box. Have a great week.


At 1:46 PM , Blogger Attica Raider said...

hah the quote about epitaphs is quite funny considering that was what my last entry was about.

I used to comment here from a xanga site (cityofcorsairs) , but now i have a blogger account now, so I shall comment with it now.

happy quoting.

At 5:44 PM , Blogger Rejean said...

Glad to hear from you via Blogger. I wasn't sure about your ID till I read one of the comments mentioning your name.
BTW, you can now subscribe to the Frictionary, if you wish.
BTW2- Henry Brooks Adams' quote ends with "viscous"; your version might be construed as "vicious"...


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