Sunday, July 29, 2007

The Frictionary # 136

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1266. Women are like songs. If you don't know the right words, you'd better whistle. (Jean-François Mercier)

1267. The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money. (David Richerby)

1268. Culture is like jam: the less you have, the more you have to spread it thin. (Françoise Sagan)

1269. All that is not eternal is eternally out of date. (C.S. Lewis)

1270. Competitive eating isn't a sport. It's one of the seven deadly sins. (TZ

1271. A totalitarist regime is a regime where everything that is not forbidden is compulsory. (Curzio Malaparte)

1272. If you wish to learn the highest truths, begin with the alphabet. (Japanese proverb)

1273. Know thyself - but don't tell anyone. (H.F. Henrichs)

1274. The trouble with giving advice is that others want to return the favor. (Sam Ewing)

1275. Happiness: yesterday without regrets and tomorrow without fear. (Réjean Lévesque)

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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