Sunday, November 08, 2015

The Frictionary # 607

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

5596. To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee
- One clover, and a bee
And revery
The revery alone will do
If bees are few. (Emily Dickinson)

5597. When red fights with white, pink is always the winner - Let that be a lesson in love. (Jarod Kintz)

5598. It is always the prudent who pay for the excesses of the others. (Wilfrid Lemoine)

5599. People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it. (Ogden Nash)

5600.Two married people should refrain from quarrelling if they don't love each other enough to make up. (Alphonse Allais)

5601. Bad weather always looks worse through a window. (John Kieran)

5602. A politician thinks of the next election - a statesman of the next generation. (James Freeman Clarke)

5603. A lie always has a reason, the reason also a lie. (Robert Brault)

5604. We recognize happiness by the noise it makes when it leaves.* (Katherine Pancol)
* Also attributed to Jacques Prévert and Louis Jouvet)

5605. Canned music is like audible wallpaper. (Alistair Cooke)

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 7:38 PM , Blogger Barry Popik said...

John Kieran, not Tom Lehrer.

At 10:32 PM , Blogger Rejean said...

Correction is made. Thanks Barry!


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