Quotation Explorer - 'Friction'

Online life is so delicious because it is socializing with almost no friction. - David Brooks
I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. - Frances Willard
The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction and malperformance. - Peter Drucker
Where the human need for order meetsthe human tendency to mayhem, where civilization runs smack against its discontents, you find friction, and a great deal of general wear and tear. - Ian McEwan
Natural selection is not the wind which propels the vessel, but the rudder which, by friction, now on this side and now on that, shapes the course. - Asa Gray
The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. - Frances E. Willard
The heart becomes warmer when the mild heat of love is coming from two persons. one is in eternal cold and desolation without feeling the friction of love. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Patience is an unfailing remedy for friction in personal relations. Even if a person has never won a beauty contest, has no money in the bank, can't even change a flat tire, if he or she has inexhaustible patience, then we will find that life with such a person will never grow stale. - Eknath Easwaran
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. - Chinese Proverb
Let your life be a counter friction to stop the machine. - Henry David Thoreau
In matters of self-control as we shall see again and again, speed kills. But a little friction really can save lives. - Daniel Akst
i used ti think poorly of our difference, that i wanted to be with you every minute of every day, you dont se things the way i do when it comes to love, and that friction may be the reason i love you all the more. - Andrew Kadziolka
The gem cannot be polished without friction, not a man perfected without trials. - Chinese Proverb
Free societies...are societies in motion, and with motion comes tension, dissent, friction. Free people strike sparks, and those sparks are the best evidence of freedom's existence. - Salman Rushdie
Holiness is found in how we treat others, not in how we contemplate the cosmos. As our experiences in marriages, families, and friendship teach us, it takes relationships to provide the friction that wears down our rough edges and sanctifies us. - Terryl Givens
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