Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Frictionary # 429

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

4206. Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. (Charlie Chaplin)

4207. To create man was a fine and original idea; but to add the sheep was tautology. (Mark Twain)

4208. The camembert, the cheese that smells like God's feet. (Léon-Paul Fargue)

4209. It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles. (Niccolo Machiavelli)

4210. Artificial insemination: procreation without representation. (Evan Esar)

4211. A pier is a disappointed bridge. (Julian Barnes)

4212. There will be no end of the world; our universe is self-composting. (Réjean Lévesque)

4213. An infinity of forests lie dormant within the dream of one acorn. (Wayne Dyer)

4214. Architects cover their mistakes with ivy, doctors with earth, and brides with sauce. (?)

4215, Bible: America's favorite national theatrical prop. (George Carlin)

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2 Comments:

At 10:17 PM , Blogger Alternate Perspective and other facets of life said...

Hey great site. My grandfather would say in Dutch, Dont be fooled by the girls with the light in their eyes...it could be the sun shining through the back of their head.

 
At 10:38 AM , Blogger Rejean said...

Thanks for the comment Alternate Perspective. I would like to add your grandfather's quote to my database. Is it a "proverb" or an original quote & to whom should it be attributed?

 

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