Sunday, August 26, 2018

The Frictionary # 750

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7036. To teach is to learn twice. (Isocrates)

7037. Accepting yourself does not preclude an attempt to become better. (Flannery O'Connor)

7038. In existence, what is sad is dying before the end of your life. (Philippe Geluck)

7039. History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. (Percy Bysshe Shelley)

7040. In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they're morally right. (Liam Neeson)

7041. Truth is too naked, she does not excite men. (Jean Cocteau)

7042. The two symbols of the Republican Party: an elephant and a big fat white guy who is threatened by change. (Seth MacFarlane)

7043. Cannibals do not have cemeteries. (Marcel Marien)

7044. That which does not kill you makes you stronger ...or paraplegic. (?)

7045. Religion is basically a by-product of ignorance. (Réjean Lévesque)

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Frictionary # 749

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7026. Who we are never changes. Who we think we are does. (Mary S. Almanac)

7027. We're not allowed to do anything to nature anymore, except look at it, It's like porn with leaves. (Dennis Miller)

7028. To love is to prefer another to ourselves. (Paul Léautaud)

7029. It is not strange (...) to mistake change for progress. (Fillmore Millard)

7030. Money is just the counterfeit currency of happiness. (Edmond & Jules de Goncourt)

7031. There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army. (John Ashbery)

7032. Notoriety is when they notice your presence; celebrity is when they notice your absence. (Georges Wolinski)

7033. In Hollywood you have to audition for jury duty. (Wendy Liebman)

7034. Metaphor for the night sky: A trillion asterisks and no explanation. (bhawasaagar)

7035. The poorest of the poor is the one who meets beauty and does not look at it. (Yoruba proverb)

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Sunday, August 05, 2018

The Frictionary # 747

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7006. If you take away uncertainty, you take away motivation. (Pete Athans)

7007. Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest. (Isaac Asimov)

7008. The future, at every moment, urges the present to become a memory. (Louis Aragon)

7009. Aerobic reading: moving your lips while you read. (Milton Berle)

7010. A friend is someone who has the same enemies as us. (Albert Brie)

7011. I'm surprised the Great Wall of China has lasted this long, being that it was "made in China". (Eric Kopecky)

7012. Shadows from the blinds
Leave bars on your naked skin
Let me set you free. (Michael Anthony Butler)

7013. God: Nobel prize for War. (Jean Cabut)

7014. Middle age is when we can do as much as ever - but would rather not. (?)

7015. Proverbs: short sentences drawn from long experience. (Miguel de Cervantes)

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