Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Quotation Collection

Practical Laws

* Jone's Motto:

Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate.

* Terman's Law of Innovation:

If you want a team to win the high jump, you find one person who can

jump seven feet, not seven people who can jump one foot each.

* O'brien's Variation:

If you change queues, the one you have left will start to move faster

than the one you are in now.

* Conway's Law:

In any organization there will always be one person who knows what is

going on. This person must be fired.

* The Peter Principle:

In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of

incompetence. Work is accomplished by those employees who have not

reached their level of incompetence.

* H.L.Mencken's Law:

Those who can, do. Those who cannot teach.

* Martin's Extension:

Those who can't teach, administer

* Belani's Extrapolation:

Those who cannot even administer, become consultants.

* Lieberman's Law:

Everbody lies; but it doesn't matter since nobody listens.

* Kovac's Conundrum:

When you dial a wrong number, you never get an engaged one.

* Van Herpen's Law:

The solving of the problem lies in finding the solvers.

* Murphy's Law of Government:

If anything can go wrong, it will do so in triplicate.

* Bell's Theorem:

When the body is immersed in water, the telephone rings.

* Ruby's Principle of Close Encounters:

The probability of meeting someone you know increases when you are with

someone you don't want to be seen with.

* Young's Law:

Great discoveries are made by mistake.

* Kin Hubbard:

A good listener is usually thinking about something else

* One Anonymous Great Seer's Law :

Money can't buy love, but it sure gets you a great bargaining position.

"Life's Most Important things are not things"

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