Sunday, September 28, 2008

The Frictionary # 197

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

1876. A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth. (Adlai Stevenson)

1877. Pharma indutry is the art of making billions from milligrams. (Gerhard Kocher)

1878. Refusing to read a quotation is an act of willpower that most cannot achieve. (Serge Langevin)

1879. Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head. (Chinese proverb)

1880. Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong. (John Diefenbaker)

1881. To fight for one's country is to fight for a cradle and a coffin. (Réjean Ducharme)

1882. Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave
When they think that their children are naïve. (Ogden Nash)

1883. Any system that depends on reliability is unreliable. (?)

1884. The only vacations man has are the nine months spent in his mother's womb. (Frédéric Dard)

1885. Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble. (Frank Tyger)

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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