Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Frictionary # 563

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

5146. Statistics are human beings with the tears wiped off. (Paul Brodeur)

5147. One gift creates appreciation, many gifts create expectations. (Tony Bright)

5148. Tomorrow: the only thing we can really put off until tomorrow. (Michel Lauzière)

5149. Language is the only homeland. (Czeslaw Milosz)

5150. Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. (Samuel Butler)

5151. By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be the boss and work twelve hours a day. (Robert Quillen)*
*This quotation is frequently attributed to Robert Frost. Thanks to Barry Popik for the correction.
Mr. Popik's interesting site (The Big Apple) is at

5152. The moon lives on borrowed light
from the sun
when he hides from us. (Réjean Lévesque)

5153. When two slaves meet, they speak ill of freedom. (Arabian proverb)

5154. My sister had a baby boy and asked me to be the Godfather.  So I made her an offer she can't refuse. (funnyhumor)

5155. Money always ends up in the hands of the rich, although it briefly passes through a money laundering operation called the economy. (Robert Brault)

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! A Happy New Year 2015 to everyone!

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At 1:32 AM , Blogger Barry Popik said...

The saying above from Robert Frost is actually from Robert Quillen in 1923. You inspired me to research it. Have a happy new year!

At 12:10 PM , Blogger Rejean said...

Thanks for correcting the attribution, Barry. It is quite frequently attributed to Robert Frost but "unsourced". I will edit my post consequently. Happy New Year to you too.


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