Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Frictionary # 226

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

2166. The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it. (Frank A. Clark)

2167. "Faith" is a fine invention
When gentlemen can see,*
But microscopes are prudent
In an emergency. (Emily Dickinson)
* This line is sometimes replaced by "For gentlemen who see,".

2168. Knowing that God never makes a mistake we can guess who made the woman. (Arsène Houssaye)

2169. I find that Americans have no passions, they have appetites. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

2170. Ignorance is bliss - - for charlatans. (Martha Brockenbrough)

2171. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. * (Harold Wilson)
* And sometimes the catholic church.

2172. I want to be what I was when I wanted to be what I am now. (Ray Prince)

2173. Hope is like a road in the country; there never was a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. (Lin Yutang)

2174. Silence is golden; duct tape is silver. (?)

2175. Criticism is prejudice made plausible. (H.L. Mencken)

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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