Sunday, April 27, 2008

The Frictionary # 175

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1656. The sun is but a morning star. (Henry David Thoreau)

1657. The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naïve forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. (Thomas Szasz)

1658. The spermatozoid is the bandit in its purest form. (E.M. Cioran)

1659. Pearls: oysters' "balls". (?)

1660. Canadians are generally indistinguishable from Americans, and the surest way of telling the two apart is to make the observation to a Canadian. (Richard Staines)

1661. Education: stones in a bag. Culture: a seed in a pot. (Maurice Chapelan)

1662. God must have loved the people in power, for he made them so much like their own image of him. (Kenneth Patchen)

1663. He who demands little gets it. (Ellen Glasgow)

1664. Belief: insurance against fear. (Henri Bergson)

1665. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. (Fred Allen)

That's all for this edition. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Subscribe and receive this weekly blog in your in-box. Until next time, peace, please.

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