Sunday, March 16, 2008

The Frictionary # 169

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1596. Sweater, n. Garment worn by a child when its mother is feeling chilly. (Ambrose Bierce)

1597. Everyone's values are defined by what they will tolerate when it is done to others. (William Greider)

1598. Women are unhappy because they keep on believing that they can be happy. (Sacha Guitry)

1599. Hope is better preserved by ignorance. (?)

1600. Who breaks the thread, the one who pulls, the one who holds on? (James Richardson)

1601. Cemetery: a place where dead people live. (Mardy Grothe)

1602. Turns out if you never lie, there's always someone mad at you. (Scott Westerfeld)

1603. When comparison comes in through the door, love goes out the window. (Yahya Haqqï)

1604. Choose your neighbour before choosing your house. (Chinese proverb)

1605. Religions are like fireflies. They require darkness in order to shine. (Arthur Schpenhauer)

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