Sunday, December 08, 2013

The Frictionary # 508

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

4596. Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. (Carl Jung)

4597. Proverbs are just vintage Tweets. (Jessica R. Cook)

4598. Happiness, unhappiness, the heart is a surveyor. (madeleinebleue)

4599. Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. (W.H. Auden)

4600. Luck is statistics taken personally. (Penn Gillette)

4601. Mystery is a safe
Whose combination
We have forgotten.  (Réjean Lévesque)

4602. Being married is 90% talking about what to have for dinner. (Julius Sharpe)

4603. Some of you say religion makes people happy.  So does laughing gas. (Clarence Darrow)

4604. Proving that I am right would be admitting that I could be wrong. (Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais)

4605. If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate. (Thomas J. Watson Sr.)

That's all for this edition of The Frictionary. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, but commercial links will be rejected. Subscribe and receive this free weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week!

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At 1:07 AM , Blogger Barry Popik said...

I tried researching that "double your rate of failure" Watson quote and found it from at least 1961. It should be noted that it's from Thomas J. Watson Sr. and not his son, Thomas J. Watson Jr.

I love the Frictionary!

At 10:30 AM , Blogger Rejean said...

Thanks to Barry Popik for the additional information - edit coming up. Glad you like The Frictionary.


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