Sunday, June 17, 2007

The Frictionary # 130

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1206. Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves. (Eric Hoffer)

1207. The map is not the territory. (Alfred Korzybski)

1208. If you think there is good in everybody, you haven't met everybody. (?)

1209. Animal testing is a bad idea; they get nervous and give the wrong answers. (Stephen Fry*)
* Also attributed to Peter Kaye.

1210. Truth is exact correspondence with reality. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

1211. He who asks questions cannot avoid the answers. (Cameroon proverb)

1212. Imagine how awesome "The Nutcracker" would be if they actually did what the title promised. (Joel Stein)

1213. A man who suffers before it is necessary suffers more than is necessary. (Seneca)

1214. Poetry is that animal that runs away when you try to come near it. (Dany Laferrière)

1215. Money: the poor man's credit card. (Marshall McLuhan)

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

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