Sunday, August 24, 2008

The Frictionary # 192

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

1826. What is entirely reliable unless it's dead? (Ursula K. Le Guin)

1827. Freedom is the right to complain about everything that is forbidden to do. (Noctuel*)
* Also known as Benjamin Subac.

1828. I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name. (Paula Poundstone)

1829. Eternity is in love with the productions of time. (William Blake)

1830. Honor is like a match, you can only use it once. (Marcel Pagnol)

1831. Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life. (Vaclav Havel)

1832. When you cannot enforce justice, you justify force. (Blaise Pascal)

1833. Space is limited
In a haiku, so it's hard
To finish what you (?)

1834. Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed. (Edmund Burke)

1835. The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. (Henry Lewis Stimson)

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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