Sunday, April 10, 2011

The Frictionary # 329

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

3206. You'll never stand out if your goal in life is to fit in. (Mardy Grothe)

3207. Where do bees go to wash their hands? (Réjean Lévesque)

3208. Democracy is also a form of religion. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses. (H.L. Mencken)

3209. (Mentalist): one who uses his five senses to give the impression that he has a sixth one. (Gary Kurtz)

3210. Science does not have all the answers. We just don't have all the science. (Jim Razinha)

3211. After Love (...) Nothing is changed, except
there was a moment when
the wolf, the mongering wolf
who stands outside the self
lay lightly down, and slept. (Maxine Kumin)

3212. Guidelines for bureaucrats: (1) when in charge, ponder. (2) when in trouble, delegate. (3) when in doubt, mumble. (James H. Boren)

3213. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. (Jerome K. Jerome)

3214. My loneliness was pure until someone noticed it. (Andrew Cedermark)

3215. One can resist the invasion of armies, one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.* (Victor Hugo)
*Often paraphrased as "Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come."

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!

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