Here is another page taken from The Frictionary: 6436. To oppose something is to maintain it. (Ursula K. Le Guin) 6437. There are too many people, and too few human beings. (Robert Zend) 6438. Dreams were created so we wouldn't be bored during sleep. ...

 

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The Frictionary # 691

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

6436. To oppose something is to maintain it. (Ursula K. Le Guin)

6437. There are too many people, and too few human beings. (Robert Zend)

6438. Dreams were created so we wouldn't be bored during sleep. (Pierre Dac)

6439. A writer must always tell the truth, unless he is a journalist. (Gore Vidal)

6440. Music should become the compulsory second language in all the schools of the world. (Paul Carvel)

6441. The one L lama, he's a priest
The two L llama, he's a beast
And I will bet my silk pajama
There isn't any 3 L lllama. (Ogden Nash)

6442. Science is what the father teaches his son; technology is what the son teaches his father. (Michel Serre)

6443. The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware. (Kin Hubbard)

6444. Being offended doesn't make you right. (?)

6445. The young grass stretches in vast green panes beneath laminar panes of wind, beneath panes of ageless light. (Paul Salopek)

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The Frictionary # 690

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6426. Despair is anger with no place to go. (Mignon McLaughlin)

6427. It is often too early to know if it is not too late. (Pierre Dac)

6428. I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I've ever met. (Herb Caen)

6429. Listen
between the beats
you will find
the silence is still whole. (Positively Wyrde)

6430. Journalists are like children. They ask big questions and are content with small answers. (Philippe Bouvard)

6431. My life is like tofu - it's what gets added that makes it interesting. (Angela Johnson)

6432. Truth is much too complicated to allow anything but approximations. (Johann von Neumann)

6433. Money or power? I thought they were the same thing. (Réjean Lévesque)

6434. The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little. (?) 

6435. Beware of those who confuse light and lighting. (Tonino Benacquista)

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The Frictionary # 689

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6416. Never let schooling interfere with your education.* (Henry Rutgers)
* Often attributed to Mark Twain, sometimes to Grant Allen.

6417. To know the history of science is to recognize the mortality of any claim to universal truth. (Evelyn Fox Keller)

6418. Black holes are so very troubling, no racism in space. (Jean-Louis Aubert)

6419. Don't squat with your spurs on. (Will Rogers)

6420. Is the memory of joy
in the heart of sorrow
still joy? (Josette Hersent)

6421. A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.(Thomas Szasz)

6422. Truth is like the sun; it may be hidden behind the clouds, away on the other side of the planet, but it's always there. (Réjean Lévesque)

6423. The only time my children want to talk to me is when I'm in the bathroom. (Jim Gaffigan)

6424. Tact is for people who aren't witty enough to be sarcastic. (?) 

6425. Of two evils, choose neither. (Charles Spurgeon)

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The Frictionary # 688

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6406. There is no better test of a man's integrity than his behavior when he is wrong. (Marvin Williams)

6407. I've come to believe that you win at life by quietly accumulating the most consolation prizes. (Robert Brault)

6408. Democracy is a marvelous system where a man is still free to do what his wife wants. (Jean Rigaux)

6409. If your ego prevents you from evolving, remove its "E". (Catherine Lepage)

6410. If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried. (Steven Wright)

6411. There are 2 kinds of shepherds: those who want the wool and those who want the meat. Not one is interested in the sheep. (Henri Rochefort)

6412. We live and we die
and the indifferent moon 
just watches. (Réjean Lévesque)

6413. There is no real time on Facebook; that eternal Now might as well also be Never. (Stacey D'Erasmo)

6414. Whoever is trying to bring you down, is already below you. (?)

6415. It's not enough to run away, it has to be in the right direction. (Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz)

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The Frictionary # 687

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6396. Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out. (Sydney Smith)

6397. The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. (George Bernard Shaw)

6398. Snobbery: the most refined form of rudeness. (Michel Lauzière)

6399. Most marriages that flounder do so because of money, a case of 'til debt do us part'. (Pat Connor)

6400. If you would make a man happy, do not add to his possessions but subtract from the sum of his desires. (Seneca)

6401. A child need not be very clever 
to learn that 'Later, dear' means 'Never'. (Ogden Nash)

6402. The height of ignorance? Nobody knows. (Réjean Lévesque)

6403. Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream. (Khalil Gibran)

6404. I used to be conceited, but now I'm perfect. (?)

6405. Nietzsche never meant to kill God. He just found Him dead in the soul of his era. (Albert Camus)

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