Sunday, December 20, 2009

The Frictionary # 261

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

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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Merry Christmas to those who celebrate this day.

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