Sunday, October 31, 2010

The Frictionary # 306

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2976. It is impossible for someone to lie unless he knows the truth. (Harry G. Frankfurt)

2977. The semi-colon: the bastard child of the period and the comma. (Gary Gulman)

2978. Children are unpredictible; they get older and then they die. (Jean-Marie Gourio)

2979. Hope is the last thing to die in man. (Diogenes)

2980. You cannot invite the wind but you must leave the window open. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

2981. Old age is the most unexpected of all things that can happen to a man. (James Thurber)

2982. (P)erhaps is it better for God we do not believe in him. (Albert Camus)

2983. If I ever own an optician's, I'll have the sign done in a blurry font. (Jimmy Carr)

2984. In the past, parents raised children; today they finance them. (?)

2985. Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart. (Joseph Cook)

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Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Frictionary # 305

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2966. An eye for an eye leads to a world of blind men.* (Kahlil Gibran)
* Often attributed to Gandhi.

2967. Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive. What they conceal is vital. (Aaron Levenstein))

2968. Humor is the only art that doesn't lie. (Mélanie Couture)

2969. I love Thanksgiving turkey...it's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts. (Arnold Schwarzenegger)

2970. It is not whether you win or lose, but who gets the blame. (Blaine Nye)

2971. Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse. (Japanese proverb)

2972. I make some noise, therefore I am. (Marc Parent)

2973. Families are nothing other than the idolatry of duty. (Ann Oakley)

2974. 10 rations=1 decoration [...], 10 monologues=5 dialogues, 10 millipedes= 1 centipede, .00001 fish= 1 microfiche. (Jennifer L. Knox)

2975. Normal is a setting on the dryer. (Katie Marsh)

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

The Frictionary # 304

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2956. Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance. (Arnold H. Glasow)

2957. You often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do being right for the wrong reasons. (Norton Juster)

2958. The only people who have the right to claim Antartica and the Arctic are the bipolars. (Stéphane Laporte)

2959. When times in the yard are full of lies,
Why sing like a nightingale in the emperor's cage. (Katia Kapovich)

2960. Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them. (James Fallows)

2961. Laughter, like orgasm, forces us to live in the present. (Mélanie Couture)

2962. Lies are like children: they're hard work, but it's worth it because the future depends on them. (Pam Davis)

2963. Happiness has never made anybody happy. (Pierre Rey)

2964. Democracy: you say what you want and you do what they tell you to do. (?)

2965. Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day. (Bill Vaughn)

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Sunday, October 10, 2010

The Frictionary # 303

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2946. Science is but an image of the truth. (Francis Bacon)

2947. If you were happy every day of your life you wouldn't be a human being, you'd be a game show host. (Gabriel Heatter)

2948. The sweetness of honey does not console from the sting of the bee. (French proverb)

2949. A hairless cat is like a meowing scrotum. (Billy Tellier)

2950. History's most popular delusion is to believe there is only one reality. (Mardy Grothe)

2951. Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go. (Oscar Wilde)

2952. The smallest minds have the biggest prejudices. (Victor Hugo)

2953. What seems temporal is everlasting
As the space between now and then. (Jim Culleny)

2954. For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked. (Bill Cosby)

2955. Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. (Norman Cousins)

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Sunday, October 03, 2010

The Frictionary # 302

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2936. The ultimate inspiration is the deadline. (Nolan Bushnell)

2937. Apathy is the glove into which evil slips its hand. (Bodie Thoene)

2938. Only rich people inherit a million. (Jules Renard)

2939. We must blush from committing sins, not for confessing them. (Voltaire)

2940. My personality test results came back. They're negative. (Erica Minton)

2941. Art is a way of screaming. (Miles Orwell)

2942. Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; all else is opinion. (Democritus)

2943. Sexaholics! You'd like to cure yourselves? Get married. You will gradually stop. (Réjean Lévesque)

2944. If you want security on your computer, turn it off. (?)

2945. Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing. (Lao Tsu)

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