Norman Augustine Quotes

12 Norman Augustine quotes:

"If sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance."
"One cannot legislate problems out of existence. It has been tried."
"Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a westerly direction, preferably supersonic, crossing time zones to provide the additional hours needed to fix the broken electronics."
"One of the most feared expressions in modern times is ''The computer is down''"
"If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Bulls do not win bull fights. People do."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: People Quotes
"In the year 2054, the entire defense budget will purchase just one aircraft. This aircraft will have to be shared by the Air Force and Navy 3-1/2 days each per week except for leap year, when it will be made available to the Marines for the extra day."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Defense Quotes
"Fools rush in where incumbents fear to tread."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"The most unsuccessful four years in the education of a cost-estimator is fifth grade arithmetic."
"The last 10 percent of performance generates one-third of the cost and two-thirds of the problems."
"Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"All too many consultants, when asked, 'What is 2 and 2?' respond, 'What do you have in mind?'"
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Mind Quotes

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