Laurence Peter Quotes

36 Laurence Peter quotes:

"America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there."
"America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation."
Author: Peter Quotes Category: America Quotes
"There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, andthose who did and never thought."
"When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout."
"If two wrongs don't make a right, try three."
"Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame."
Author: Peter Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?"
"A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know."
"Against logic there is no armor like ignorance."
"A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street."
"Slump, and the world slumps with you. Push, and you push alone."
"Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work."
"A man convinced against his will is not convinced."
"The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep."
Author: Peter Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter."
"The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure."
"Everyone is in awe of the lion tamer in a cage with half a dozen lions-everyone but a school bus driver."
Author: Peter Quotes Category: School Quotes
"Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret."
"Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder."
"Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other."

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