Sunday, October 27, 2013

The Frictionary # 502

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4536. To live is to suffer, to survive is to find meaning in the suffering. (Gordon W. Allport)

4537. Vampires probably don't have great breath. (Demetri Martin)

4538. I love in animals almost everything I love in humans, plus two things that belong only to animals: they have no gods or devils; they are never ridiculous. (Pierre Foglia)

4539. Pajamas (...). The official uniform of inertia and depression. (Tom Robbins)

4540. There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth - not going all the way, and not starting. (Buddha)

4541. Never eat anything that comes when you call. (Bobcat Goldthwait)

4542. Living is a song whose refrain is death. (Victor Hugo)

4543. Education is casting false pearls before real swine. (Henry John Cody)

4544. Everything that resists breaks. (?)

4545. History is what we write, not what we remember. (Alistair Reynolds)

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Frictionary # 501

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4526. Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart. (Phyllis McGinley)

4527. Speech was not given to man, he took it. (Louis Aragon)

4528. A book is a mirror.  If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out. (G.C. Lichtenberg)

4529. I can hold my breath for hours.  Days!  -In a balloon. (J. Scott Wilson)

4530. I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it. (Charles M. Schulz)

4531. If man is free, then it is God that isn't. (René Descartes)

4532. Errors, no matter how popular, carry the seeds of their own destruction. (John W. Scoville)

4533. Woman was created out of a spare rib. (Réjean Lévesque)

4534. Everyone has a photographic memory, but not everyone has film. (?)

4535. Those who do not move do not notice their chains. (Rosa Luxemburg)

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Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Frictionary # 500

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4516. We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier. (Walter Savage Landor)

4517. There are no whites or blacks on this earth: only spirits, and you are one. (Réal Benoît)

4518. Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire new ones. (Virginia Woolf)

4519. Distance is a greedy bitch
thinning days into rawboned ghosts
then eating them whole. (lifethroughblueeyes]

4520. Historical truth is made of the silence of the dead. (Étienne Rey]

4521. Anger is really disappointed hope. (Erica Jong)

4522. Karaoke: Japanese word meaning "drop the mike, sit down, shut up". (Sylvain Larocque)

4523. When you are through changing, you are through. (Bruce Barton)

4524. Do you still love nature, despite what it did to you? (?)

4525. Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art. (Susan Sontag)

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This is the 500th edition of The Frictionary which was born on March 11, 2005.

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Sunday, October 06, 2013

The Frictionary # 459

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4506. There are no illegitimate children, only illegitimate parents. (Leon R. Yankwich)

4507. Aphorism, n. predigested wisdom. (Ambrose Bierce)

4508. Man is but dust - woman is the vacuum cleaner. (François Cavanna)

4509. School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need society as it is. (Ivan Illich)

4510. The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it. (Doug Larson)

4511. The beginning is always today. (Mary Wollstonecraft)

4512. We sweep stairs from top to bottom, but we build them from bottom to top. (Jacques Grand'Maison)

4513. Words are like money; there is nothing so useless, unless in actual use. (Samuel Butler)

4514. Ladybug
teaches me
you can't always see someone's wings. (Coyote Sings)

4515. A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. (Ogden Nash)

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