Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Frictionary # 789

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7426. The best way to help the poor is not to become one. (Laing Hancock)

7427. Potential has a shelf life. (Margaret Atwood)

7428. The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of his tail. (Rabindranath Tagore)

7429. A cynic (...) is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future. (Sydney J. Harris) 

7430. No matter where you go, you always see yourself in the rearview mirror. (Kinky Friedman)

7431. Life passed me by
And didn't even use the flasher. (Réjean Lévesque)

7432. If religion founds itself on sentiment, the dog is the best Christian. (Friedrich Hegel)

7433. Language is not just the frosting, it's the cake, (Tom Robbins)

7434. I have an inferiority complex, but it's just not a very good one. (?)

7435. Trump-l'oeil: a technique designed to fool people into thinking that the objects represented are really there. (Gerald Dworkin)

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

The Frictionary # 788

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7416. Laughter has no foreign accent. (Paul B. Lowney)

7417. To have is a sickness. To heal from it, you need to be. (J.M. Lafrenière)

7418. About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends. (Herbert Hoover)

7419. Poetry is also the precise language of getting lost. (Abdelmajid Benjelloun)

7420. If you ever start thinking, "Oh, I'm a waste of space and I'm a burden". Remember, that also describes the Grand Canyon. (Maria Bamford)

7421. Life is a jest, and all things show it
I thought so once, and now I know it. * (John Gay)
* Gay's self-scripted epitaph.

7422. Love is more or less a passing madness, more than less. (Réjean Lévesque)

7423. I prefer to think that God is not dead, just drunk. (John M. Huston)

7424. The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor. (?)

7425. Reaching the doubt of a doubt is the beginning of certainty. (Léon Daudet)

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

The Frictionary # 787

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7406. To love is, first of all, to take a risk. (Marc Lévy)

7407. I've always thought it important to judge people, in case it turns out there's no God, and you're asked to step in. (Robert Brault)

7408. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. (William James)

7409. Time makes life tough for those who want to kill it. (Jacques Prévert)

7410. Being an American means never having to say you're sorry. (Kurt Vonnegut Jr.)

7411. The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. (Haruki Murakami)

7412. Argue: To shut up alternately. (Michel Lauzière)

7413. God in his wisdom made the fly
And then forgot to tell us why. (Ogden Nash)

7414. I'm convinced that the employees of IKEA were just customers who didn't know how to get out and just gave up. (?)

7415. The tradition of preserving tradition became a tradition. (Gathorne Cranbrook)

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Sunday, May 05, 2019

The Frictionary # 786

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7396. If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you are old. (Will Rogers)

7397. Ringtones cut the flux of time, butcher the paste of duration, chop the days as does the Japanese chef's knife the cucumber. (Sylvain Tesson)

7398. The easiest way to teach children the value of money is to borrow some from them. (Jacob M. Braude)

7399. That's the way it is with holes, they're insatiable. (Tom Robbins)

7400. Rain shows me
what the snow looks like naked. (Coyote Sings)

7401. Truth is like the sun. It makes you see everything and won't let itself be stared at. (Victor Hugo)

7402. New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. (Lao Tzu)

7403. I love nature, but the feeling is not mutual. (Réjean Lévesque)

7404. Follow your heart...but, take your brain. (?)

7405. In the beginning, Google created Earth. (Nick Thune)

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