Sunday, June 24, 2007

The Frictionary # 131

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1216. Ignorance of death is destroying us. Death is the dark backing a mirror needs if we are to see anything. (Saul Bellow)

1217. An answer is always a form of death. (John Dean)

1218. Skill is successfully walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls. Intelligence is not trying. (?)

1219. Who blushes knows a little more than he should. (Paul Valéry)

1220. Love is being selfish together. (Marcel Achard)

1221. Superstition brings bad luck.* (Robert Smullyan)
* or, "It's unlucky to be superstitious." (David Enteles)

1222. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. (Samuel Beckett)

1223. Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. (Japanese proverb)

1224. The trouble with children is that they are not returnable. (Quentin Crisp)

1225. Indifference is an excellent substitute for patience. (Mason Cooley)

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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