Sunday, November 05, 2006

The Frictionary # 98

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

886. Marriage is like a besieged fortress. Those outside want to get in, and those inside want to get out. (Arab proverb)*
* This quotation is sometimes listed as a French proverb, sometimes attributed to Jean-Marie Quitard. It is Quitard himself who traces the saying to an Arab proverb.

887. Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure;
Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure. (Lord George Byron)

888. Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

889. Armageddon means never having to say you're sorry. (?)

890. Light-year: considerable distance, particularly when it's a leap year. (Marc Escayrol)

891. Crass ignorance: ignorance that has been worn for too long. (Réjean Lévesque)

892. Life is like a taxi. The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still. (Lou Erickson)

893. I distrust camels, and every one else who can go a week without a drink. (Joe E. Lewis)

894. The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. (Carl Jung)

895. On the other hand, you have different fingers. (Steven Wright)

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