Sunday, January 02, 2011

The Frictionary # 315

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

3066. Don't recite other people's opinions. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.* (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
* Said one of the most quoted authors.

3067. "Tired cliché" is also a cliché, as well as a pleonasm. (Otto Penzler)

3068. You can only forget time by using it. (Charles Baudelaire)

3069. Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls-Royce to get advice from those who take the subway. (Warren Buffet)

3070. Conscience is the consequence of renouncement of pulsions. (Sigmund Freud)

3071. There was a time (...), when it was incredibly easy to love your neighbor because he was remote. (Pierre Foglia)

3072. Like the wind searching,
Lifting feathers round
the sparrow's neck,
Lifting leaves in a wave
across the bean field
I find no place
where I can say,
here my being ends. (Colin Oliver)

3073. What's the use in having thinner TVs if the programs get thicker. (Laurent Paquin)

3074. Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right thing. (Peter F. Drucker)

3075. The urge to save humanity is almost always a false-face for the urge to rule it. (H.L. Mencken)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!
Happy New Year!

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