Sunday, August 27, 2017

The Frictionary # 700

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6526. If you're the kind of person who is scared and courageous at the same time, you might end up doing big things. (David Carr) 

6527. Modesty is the slipcover for talent. (Aurélien Scholl)

6528. It's all right to sit on your pity pot every now and then. Just be sure to flush when you are finished. (Debbie Macomber)

6529. Chauvinism: Other people's pride. (Michel Lauzière)

6530. Did you know 
that darkness is flat?
Just look at your shadow. (Positively Wyrde)

6531. Truth was time's only daughter. (Leonardo da Vinci)

6532. I love you is the inscription on Pandora's box. (Mason Cooley)

6533. Lately, common sense is simply not common enough. (Réjean Lévesque)

6534. In the binary system we count on our fists instead of our fingers. (?)

6535. To look "far" is to look "early". (Hubert Reeves*)
* Astrophysicist. [The starlight we see now originated a long time ago.]

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Frictionary # 699

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6516. Books are the way we communicate with the dead. (Neil Gaiman)

6517. Honeydew melon is the throw pillow of the fruit salad. (Jim Gaffigan)

6518. Joy is the world's rarest substance.(Christian Bobin)

6519. - Sir, the cereal is bland, unfulfilling, what should we name it?
          - Life. (Zac Felts)

6520. Too many young people believe there's no future for them when they are just without goals. (Jacques Chirac)

6521. My poems
have not eaten poems -
they devour
exciting happenings,
feed on rough weather,
and dig their food
out of earth and men. (Pablo Neruda)

6522. "Aria" is Italian for "song that will not end in your lifetime". (Dave Barry)

6523. Public opinion is the whore among opinions. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

6524. Opera singers (operators?) sing very loud so people won't fall asleep. (Réjean Lévesque)

6525. Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love. (Proverb)

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Frictionary # 698

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6506. The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth. (Hermann Hesse)

6507. My car has one of those backup cameras so I can see what I hit. (William Ader)

6508. It is to honor the sun to be up after it. (Yvan Audouard)

6509. I love a candlelight dinner. I'm not romantic, I just look better in the dark. (Wendy Liebman)

6510. Prejudice supports thrones, ignorance altars. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

6511. All we do 
Is touched with ocean, yet we remain
On the shore of what we know. (Richard Wilbur)

6512. They make round pizzas, put them in square boxes, serve them in triangles. Geometric challenge. (Réjean Lévesque)

6513. The Christian's chief occupational hazards are depression and discouragement. (John R. Stott)

6514. Microwave minutes are longer than regular minutes. (?)

6515. Sometimes two people meet who have no illusions - and discover they are ready for one. (Robert Brault)

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Sunday, August 06, 2017

The Frictionary # 697

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6496. From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step. (Denis Diderot)

6497. When you hit a wrong note, it's the next note you play that determines if it's good or bad. (Miles Davis)

6498. I find to my astonishment that an unhappy marriage goes on being unhappy when it's over. (Rebecca West)

6499. The main institution of any one-party government is jail. (Amadou Kourouma)

6500. We build too many walls and not enough bridges. (Isaac Newton)

6501. We must not confuse the pessimists and the disappointed. The disappointed have proofs. (Jacques Dutronc)

6502. I can smell the snow,
which seems to me,
against the dark trees
moving in slow procession,
a few birds stark and silent,
an essence close to love.
But any old fool can smell love. (David Citino)

6503. Mexican food: poor people's food at haute cuisine prices. (Réjean Lévesque)

6504. When you're happy, you enjoy the music; when you're sad, you understand the lyrics. (?)

6505. Meditation is the emptying of consciousness of its content. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

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