Sunday, August 23, 2009

The Frictionary # 244

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

2356. A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact. (Edgar Watson Howe)

2357. Music is noise that thinks. (Victor Hugo)

2358. When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. (P.J. O'Rourke)

2359. When we get old, we lose many of our faults, they've become useless. (Paul Claudel)

2360. My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what's really going on to be scared. (P.J. Plauger)

2361. Genealogy: tracing yourself to people better than you are. (J.G. Pollard)

2362. The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he's asleep. (Chuck Jones)

2363. The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws. (Tacitus)

2364. Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently. (?)

2365. Money doesn't bring happiness. Most of all when you don't have enough. (Alexandre Vialatte)

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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