Sunday, December 18, 2011

The Frictionary # 365

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

3566. The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget, but a pessimist forgets to laugh. (Tom Bodett)

3567. God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.* (Empedocles)
* Blaise Pascal had the same observation but replaced "God" by "Nature".

3568. I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes. (Billy Joel)

3569. Astronomers must be the luckiest people in the world; they have so many stars to wish upon. (Réjean Lévesque)

3570. A wink is a pose, a pose is a mask, and a mask is a forgery. (Stephen Thompson)

3571. Alas for those who never sing
But die with all their music in them. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

3572. I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks. (Steve Martin)

3573. Exaggeration is the honest man"s lie. (Joseph de Maistre)

3574. Logic is the anatomy of thought. (John Locke)

3575. It is alright to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then. (Richard Armour)

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At 4:55 PM , Anonymous it's myositis said...

From a pessimist " I've been down so long it looks like up to me" Jim Morrison in a Doors song ( can't recall which one right at this moment )

At 5:50 PM , Blogger Rejean said...

The song is "Been Down So Long" from the album "L.A. Woman".
There is optimism in the future of pessimism nowadays...


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