Zitat des Tages von Laurence J. Peter:
Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work.
You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.
Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
As a matter of fact is an expression that precedes many an expression that isn't.
Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.
Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.
The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.
If you don't know where you're going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.
Going to church doesn't make you any more a Christian than going to the garage makes you a car.
Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Nobody can be perfect unless he admits his faults, but if he has faults how can he be perfect?
America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout.
America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.
The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.
Slump, and the world slumps with you. Push, and you push alone.
It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week.
Men now monopolize the upper levels... depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.
Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings.
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?
A man convinced against his will is not convinced.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.