Sunday, November 29, 2009

The Frictionary # 258

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2496. People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one. (Leo J. Burke)

2497. There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened. (Mary Kay Ash)

2498. The masses prefer to be dazzled and not enlightened. (Charles Fourier)

2499. The urge to rebel in youth often predates having a reason to do so. (Bill Maher)

2500. Once: Enough. (Ambrose Bierce)

2501. Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have some peanut butter. (James Garfield)

2502. The future comes slowly, the present flies, and the past stands still forever. (Johann Friedrich von Schiller)

2503. The shortest path from one point to the other is deciding not to go. (Philippe Geluck)

2504. When all else fails, read the instructions (Cahn's Axiom) (?)

2505. You can't judge a book by its lover. (Goodman Ace)

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Sunday, November 22, 2009

The Frictionary # 257

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2486. To begin, begin. (William Wordsworth)

2487. The main vice of tourism: traveling to find exactly what you're looking for. (Patrick Lagacé)

2488. He only knows love who loves without hope. (Johann Friedrich von Schiller)

2489. If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat? (John Cleese)

2490. Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral. (Rosalind Russell)

2491. Architecture is what makes beautiful ruins. (Auguste Perret)

2492. They say a dog is man's best friend. I don't believe that. How many friends have you had neutered? (Larry Reeb)

2493. We have art in order not to die of the truth. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

2494. Life, a front door to eternity. (?)

2495. No man with any sense of humor ever founded a religion. (Robert G. Ingersoll)

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Sunday, November 15, 2009

The Frictionary # 256

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2476. Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-mark of the firm. (Oscar Wilde)

2477. Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. (Carl Sandburg)

2478. Facebook is to social life what masturbation is to love life. (Sylvain Larocque)

2479. Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell. (Frank Borman)

2480. I am into responsible humor: I recycle my jokes. (Stéphane Fallu)

2481. Darkness waits. But it comes no matter what you do. (Michael Connelly)

2482. The best thing on translation was said by Cervantès: translation is the other side of a tapestry. (Leonardo Sciascia)

2483. If you think you're free, there's no escape possible. (Ram Dass aka Richard Alpert)

2484. Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be bastards. (?)

2485. Intuition is reason in a hurry. (Halbrook Jackson)

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Sunday, November 08, 2009

The Frictionary # 255

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2466. Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. (attributed to Mark Twain)

2467. Victory also gives the privilege of pitying the victim. (Madeleine Ferron)

2468. Hurricanes are God's way of saying, "Get off my property." (Bill Maher)

2469. They say that television adds 10 pounds, well, be aware that Internet takes off 50 to 60. (Sylvain Larocque)

2470. Breaking up has this going for it: you become yourself again. (Geneviève Letarte)

2471. Kisses end. Dreams vanish, and sometimes cities too. We long for the perfect ending but the curtain falls along with our hearts.
Beauty is so difficult. (Cathy Newman)

2472. Love the quest, marriage the conquest, divorce the inquest. (Helen Rowland)

2473. Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian. (Robert Orben)

2474. Teamwork means never having to take all the blame yourself. (?)

2475. The only thing more predictable than the illusion of certainty is the certainty of illusion. (Mardy Grothe)

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Sunday, November 01, 2009

The Frictionary # 254

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2456. Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. (H.L. Mencken)

2457. Hate is not the opposite of love, apathy is. (Rollo May)

2458. When a light shines on you, always ask yourself who turned it on. (François Parenteau)

2459. Priests should be allowed to marry - what better way to ensure celibacy. (Bill Maher)

2460. Detachment is a state, it is not a totality of achieved indifferences. (Wei Wu Wei)

2461. I am free. And alone. It goes together. (Stéphane Laporte)

2462. I can't date young girls; they're full of ...hope. (Dave Hemstad)

2463. Bitterness is our birthright, people. Psychiatry now calls it an illness, but if being bitter is wrong, why did God create blogs? (Scott Feschuk)

2464. They say that 50% of all marriages end in divorce. That's not as bad as it sounds considering that the other 50% end in death. (?)

2465. Art is limitation; the essence of every picture is the frame. (G.K. Chesterton)

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