Sunday, October 12, 2008

The Frictionary # 199

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

1896. Meat is, unavoidably, murder. (Nathan Thornburg)

1897. The Stone Age didn't end because we ran out of stones. (Ahmed Zaki Yamani)

1898. Likewise, we must leave the oil age before we run out of oil. (Tom Demarco)

1899. Even for the simple taking wing of the butterfly the whole sky is needed. (Paul Claudel)

1900. "G" means the hero gets the girl, "R" means the villain gets the girl. And "X" means everybody gets the girl. (Michael Douglas)

1901. There are very few wars over the theory of relativity. (Quentin Crisp)

1902. The world is in balance [...]. To light a candle is to cast a shadow. (Ursula K. Le Guin)

1903. Slavery: why own people when you can rent them? (?)

1904. Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet. (African proverb)

1905. Words, like weapons, sometimes go off on their own. (Daniel Pennac)

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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2 Comments:

At 5:09 AM , Anonymous Adam said...

Meat may be "unavoidably murder," but it sure is tasty... tasty, tasty murder.

 
At 4:07 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

spoken like a cannibal...

 

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