Sunday, May 11, 2008

The Frictionary # 177

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1676. If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today. (E. Joseph Cossman)

1677. History is what people are told. (Terry Pratchett)

1678. Expecting the world to treat you fair because you are good is like expecting the bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian. (Dennis Wholey)

1679. You can make faces at me behind my back all you want, my behind contemplates you. (Gustave Flaubert)

1680. You can't ever know yourself completely because you are forever changing...hopefully. (Réjean Lévesque)

1681. The [Olympic] Games have often been symbolic wars dressed in short pants. (David Von Drehle)

1682. Ambitious people never believe that other people are not. (Tad Williams)

1683. Love isn't blind. It's retarded. ("Two and a Half Men")

1684. My words fly up, my thoughts remain below.
Words without thoughts never to heaven go. (William Shakespeare)

1685. Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity. (Natalie Clifford Barney)

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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