Sunday, December 27, 2009

The Frictionary # 262

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2536. Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position. (Christopher Marlowe)

2537. If crime doesn't pay, then it must be volunteer work. (Albert Brie)

2538. Ignorance isn't not knowing, but not wanting to know. (Werner Mitsch)

2539. If probabilities were always right we would call them certainties. (Réjean Lévesque)

2540. If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right. (Mary Kay Ash)

2541. If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all. (Noam Chomsky)

2542. Music: the most beautiful religion in the world. (Minou Drouet)

2543. Most people make babies out to be very complicated, but the truth is they have only three moods: Mood One: Just about to cry. Mood Two: Crying. Mood Three: Just finished crying. (Dave Barry)

2544. Twitternoia: the irrational fear that you're not being followed. (?)

2545. I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. (John Cage)

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Sunday, December 20, 2009

The Frictionary # 261

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2526. Quoting: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another. (Ambrose Bierce)

2527. You're getting old when you don't care where your wife goes, just so you don't have to go along. (Jacob M. Braude)

2528. Every belief yields insolence. Newly acquired, it brings bad instincts to the fore. (E.M. Cioran)

2529. Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. (Helen Keller)

2530. Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave. (Avicebron*)
* aka Salomon Ibn Gabirol.

2531. Reason is intelligence exercising; imagination is intelligence having an erection. (Victor Hugo)

2532. Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. (Doug Larson)

2533. Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory. (Franklin P. Adams)

2534. Claustrophobia: fear of Santa Claus. (?)

2535. I once bought my kids a set of batteries with a note saying, "Toys not included". (Bernard Manning)

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

The Frictionary # 260

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2516. Life is a long "I love you" that you have to write yourself. (Jean-Louis Aubert)

2517. Being young is not a character trait; it is a slice of life, and getting old happens to the best of us eventually. (Andrew Potter)

2518. The worst thing about being told you got Alzheimer's is it doesn't just happen the once. (Jimmy Carr)

2519. All can be forgiven to the cowards, to the desperate, nothing. (Jean-Pierre Guay)

2520. The stone is a friend to the knife, the obstacle is a friend to the will. (Jiang Zilong)

2521.You might give money to a beggar but you wouldn't lend it to him. (Terry Pratchett)

2522. Everyone thinks models are stupid, but a lot of them are just really hungry. (Crystal Renn)

2523. The first impression is always the good one - most of all when it's bad. (Henri Jeanson)

2524. Chef, n.: any cook who swears in French. (?)

2525. Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice. That's what makes the jukebox play. (Willie Nelson)

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Sunday, December 06, 2009

The Frictionary # 259

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2506. Tact is the art of convincing people they know more than you do. (Raymond Mortimer)

2507. Fondness is passion at rest. (Joseph Joubert)

2508. If women would rule the world, there'd be no wars. Just a bunch of jealous countries not talking to each other. (Frank Spadone)

2509. Humility is like underwear, essential but indecent if it shows. (Helen Nielsen)

2510. Ballerinas are nuns praying with their feet. (Stéphane Laporte)

2511. There are more than two million Americans locked up, and that's not including the people who work at Wal-Mart. (Bill Maher)

2512. Nature makes men similar, life makes them different. (Confucius)

2513. Thanks to increased life expectancy, (...)this is the first time in the history of planet earth that children and parents could be wearing diapers at the same time. (Ron James)

2514. Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness. (?)

2515. A man's library is a sort of harem. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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