Sunday, June 15, 2008

The Frictionary # 182

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1726. You can do anything, but not everything. (David Allen)

1727. It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way. (Rollo May)

1728. Possession is a friendship between man and things. (Jean-Paul Sartre)

1729. My idea of a collective noun is a garbage can. (Jack McMahon)

1730. Who knows what Columbus would have discovered if America hadn't got in the way. (Stanislaw J. Lec)

1731. A historian is often only a journalist facing backward. (Karl Kraus)

1732. If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests? (?)

1733. Literature is always regional. Only the reader can be universal. (Nicolas Dickner)

1734. All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography. (Federico Fellini)

1735. Excuse: substitute for reason. (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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