Sunday, January 10, 2016

The Frictionary # 616

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

5686. When political ammunition runs low, inevitably the rusty artillery of abuse is wheeled into action. (Wallace Stevens)

5687. Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.(Cornelia Otis Skinner)

5688. Patriotism: the only form of xenophobia that can be confessed. (Georges Elgozy)

5689. They teach us to count seconds, minutes, hours, days, years...but nobody explains to us the value of a moment. (Donato Carrisi)

5690. Trust, n. The bridge connecting us to other islands in the sea of humanity. (Mardy Grothe)

5691. When I was growing up, selfies were accidental Polaroids of our thumbs. (Theodora Chester)

5692. "R": A "P" taking a leak. (Michel Lauzière)

5693. Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. (Robert Frost)

5694. Long ago, when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today, it's called golf. (?)

5695. When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket.* (Dan Snow)
*Keep the bucket near, in case the fire spreads.

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