Sunday, May 08, 2016

The Frictionary #633

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

5856. What men really want is not knowledge but certainty. (Bertrand Russell)

5857. Life is a journey. Time is a river. The door is ajar. (Jim Butcher)

5858. Adam and Eve were punished because they were vegetarians. They should have eaten the snake. (Robert Sabatier)

5859. Most Miami residents are genuinely nice, once you get past their brusque urban façade and tendency to resolve traffic disputes with automatic weapons. (Dave Barry)

5860. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive. (Thomas Mann)

5861. He was so paranoid that he cancelled his Twitter account; he was afraid of being followed. (Réjean Lévesque)

5862. Seagulls are born out of the handkerchiefs waved at the ship's departure. (Ramon Gomez de la Serna)

5863. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to. (Granville Hicks)

5864. After cutting the umbilical cord, humans become wireless. (Michael Linhart)

5865. A civilized society is one that learns to live with its contradictions. (Michel Garcia)

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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