Sunday, December 25, 2016

The Frictionary # 666

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6186. The price of liberty is eternal vigilance. The price of that is insomnia. (Bob Mankoff)

6187. We live on an island by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. (John Archibald Wheeler)

6188. Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. (Rumi)

6189. A cat rarely is enthusiastic. A dog too much often is. So is a man. (Claude Roy)

6190. How often is immense sadness mistaken for courage? (Anthony Marra)

6191. With the silky hands of longing you tame distance as you make borrowed stars the roof of your sky. (Mahmoud Darwish)

6192. We are the center of our observable universe (that can be observed). So, she thinks the world revolves around her. (Réjean Lévesque)

6193. A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wings. (Robert G. Ingersoll)

6194. I can is 100 more important than IQ. (?)

6195. Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason, they cannot be destroyed by logic. (Tryon Edwards)

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Frictionary # 665

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6176. The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. (William Blake)

6177. Any child touched by the virus that is the pleasure of reading is vaccinated against failure at school. (Alexandre Jardin)

6178. The drug user drowns in the same pool mystics swim in. (Joseph Campbell)

6179. Long term credit means that the less you can pay, the more you pay. (Coluche)

6180. To find a man's true character, play golf with him. (P.G. Wodehouse)

6181. We need more time with trees,
seeing how they age.
We might accumulate light
as they do, in rings
around our hearts. (Boiarski)

6182. If I hate that detestable degrading vegetable called spinach it is because it is shapeless, like liberty. (Salvador Dali)

6183. I still remember that my memory used to be very good. (Réjean Lévesque)

6184. Getting no message is also a message. (?)

6185. The opposite of love is not hate, it is fear. (Katherine Pancol)

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

The Frictionary # 664

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6166. Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse them. (Madeleine L'Engle)

6167. The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself. (Jane Addams)

6168. It's already sad enough to have nothing to say. It would be worse if we'd have to shut up too. (Philippe Bouvard)

6169. Memory
is sandpaper
smoothing the curve of time. (Positively Wyrde)

6170. Evil, when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, over even a duty. (Simone Weil)

6171. Believers believe in resurrection, atheists only in comebacks. (Stanislaw J. Lec)

6172. How come they don't sing "Happy Birthday" in the delivery room? (Ron White)

6173. How is it that I always seem to buy the plants without the will to live? (Funnyoneliners)

6174. Be careful when you blindly follow the masses...sometimes the "m" is silent. (?)

6175. We are Dr. Frankensteins who have created time as a monster with three heads: past, present, future. (Tom Robbins)

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Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Frictionary # 663

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6156. To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks. (Robert A. Heinlein)

6157. We are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilization. (Anthony Burgess)

6158. We close the eyes of the dead so we will not see that they don't see us anymore. (Roger Judrin)

6159. You can see the wind:
Ripples on the pond
Long grass waving. (Réjean Lévesque)

6160. Brain, n. An apparatus with which we think that we think. (Ambrose Bierce)

6161. A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it. (Mary Karr)

6162. The future is nothing but the present rushing up to meet us. (Frédéric Dard)

6163. As Transformers get old, they first turn into golf carts and then motorized adult scooters. (Kent Graham)

6164. The final test of fame is to have a crazy person imagine he is you. (?)

6165. Twitter is the only bird that has humans in a cage. (Samuel H. Lowe)

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