Laurence Peter Quotes

36 Laurence Peter quotes:

"The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep."
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"America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation."
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"Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter."
"An optimist expects his dreams to come true; a pessimist expects his nightmares to."
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"Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert."
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"As a matter of fact, is an expression that precedes many an expression that isn't"
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"Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status."
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"Everyone rises to their level of incompetence."
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"If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?"
"There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, andthose who did and never thought."
"It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week."
"A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know."
"When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout."
"Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent."
"Against logic there is no armor like ignorance."
"There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us."
"Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other."
"Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away."
"A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street."
"If two wrongs don't make a right, try three."

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