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Friday, 27 January 2012

And . . . relax - it's Friday you know

At long last we reach Friday, and I am nearly at the end of my weekday themed blogging. Let's have a look at what Uncle Google has to say about Friday.

Well, Friday's child is loving and giving, which is nice.

Otherwise, there is only inane stuff broadly under the category "POETS", none of which particularly tickled me. Instead, let me share with you some random ones* that I found, all of which in some way resonate with me since they relate to various experiences I have had through the week. Based on their reading, I think it would be fair to say that some of this week's interactions have been in the neutral-to-negative spectrum.
  • "The average person thinks he isn’t." - Father Larry Lorenzoni
  • "One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important." - Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
  • "Plato was a bore." - Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) 
  • "For there is nothing either good or bad, thinking makes it so." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Hamlet, II.ii
  • "Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong." - Ayn Rand (1905-1982)
  • "We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are." - Harry S Truman (1884-1972) 
  • "A problem well stated is a problem half solved." - Charles Franklin Kettering (1876-1958) 
  • "Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."  - Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry (1900-1944) 
  • "A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation." - H. H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916) 
  • "The only possible conclusion the social sciences can draw is: some do, some don’t." - Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) 
  • "A great many people think they are thinking when they are actually rearranging their prejudices." - William James (1842-1910) 
  • "I think it would be a good idea." - Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), when asked what he thought of Western civilization 
  • "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former." - Albert Einstein (1879-1955) 
  • "A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice." - Bill Cosby (1937-)
  • "Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig." - Proverb

And finally, to put all that in to perspective:
  • "A witty saying proves nothing." - Voltaire (1694-1778)

* Random in that they came up in a search for "witty comments about Friday", so either Uncle Google has been on the sauce again, or someone is playing fast and loose with their keywords.

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