Sunday, April 05, 2015

The Frictionary # 577

Here is another page from The Frictionary:
5286. Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. (Benjamin Franklin)
5287. One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)
5288. Next to "I win", "I told you so" are the sweetest words. (Gore Vidal)
5289. Longevity is overrated. All the extra years come at the end when you're old. (Bob Mankoff)
5290. The average man, who does not know what to do with his life, wants another which will last forever. (Anatole France)
5291. People buy things they don't need, with money they don't have, to impress people they don't like. (Clive Hamilton)*
* See Barry Popik's note below.
5292. Life will kill you.
Might as well
kiss it on the mouth. (Réjean Lévesque)
5293. Politeness is the art of choosing among one's real thoughts. (Abel Stevens)
5294. Hearts are wild creatures, that's why our ribs are cages. (?)
5295. When we are born, we are all the same color: violet. (Yvon Deschamps)
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At 2:15 PM , Blogger Barry Popik said...

Clive Hamilton was born in 1953 and said this in AFFLUENZA (2005), but the saying had existed before he was even born. I've found it from at least 1929 and it was popularized by Walter Winchell.

At 11:51 AM , Blogger Rejean said...

Thanks for the note, Barry. Your comments are always appreciated.


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