Sunday, December 31, 2006

The Frictionary # 106 (Bye Bye 2006)

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

966. Man is the only animal that builds tombs. (Michel Leeb)

967. Love? We should not speak ill of a subject that has survived romanticism and the bidet. (E.M. Cioran)

968. Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages. (Terry Pratchett)

969. Saving is a very fine thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you. (Winston Churchill)

970. Give a person a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a person to use the Internet and they won't bother you for weeks. (?)

971. Journalism consists in buying white paper at two cents a pound and selling it at ten cents a pound. * (Charles Anderson Dana)
* This was at the end of the 19th century.

972. An idea is an unbreakable toy, free, and sometimes lethal. (Georges Henein)

973. Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play, (...). In other words, it is war minus the shooting. (George Orwell)

974. I think it's wrong that the game Monopoly is made by only one company. (Steven Wright)

975. When trust is limited, there is no trust. (Lao Tzu)

That's all for this edition, the last of 2006. Best wishes for a Happy New 2007 Year.
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