Sunday, August 10, 2008

The Frictionary # 190

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

1806. Anything that consoles is fake. (Iris Murdoch)

1807. The door of a bigoted mind opens outwards so that the only result of the pressure of facts upon it is to close it more snugly. (Ogden Nash)

1808. Ignorance is not learned. (Gérard de Nerval)

1809. Women pretend not to...Men pretend to. (Réjean Lévesque)

1810. Talent is like electricity. We do not understand electricity. We use it. (Maya Angelou)

1811. Why are our days numbered and not, say, lettered? (Woody Allen)

1812. Veni, vidi, Vim. (I came, I saw, I cleaned). (?)

1813. Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity. (Edwin H. Land)

1814. To imagine is to raise reality's pitch one tone. (Gaston Bachelard)

1815. Truth is a dream unless my dream is true. (George Santayana)

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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