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Homepage: Never needlessly disturb a thing at rest

As promised, here's more of Paul's little laws of life.

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on as though nothing has happened.

A little ambiguity never hurt anyone.

A good place to start from is where you are.

When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time.

A great many problems do not have accurate answers, but do have approximate answers, from which sensible decisions can be made.

A man should be greater than some of his parts.

An enterprise employing more than 1000 people becomes a self-perpetuating empire, creating so much internal work that it no longer needs any contact with the outside world.

Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at that moment.

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

Iceberg Rule: Seven-eighths of everything can't be seen.

If God had meant for us to travel economy class, he would have made us narrower.

If you can keep your head when all others about you are losing theirs, you just don't understand the situation.

If you want your name spelled wrong, die.

If you want your team to win the high jump you find one person who can jump seven feet, not seven people who can jump one foot.

If you're coasting, you're going downhill.

You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can't fool your mother.

If you're feeling good, don't worry, you'll get over it.

In any decisive situation, the amount of relevant information available is inversely proportional to the importance of the decision.

Justice always prevails . . . three times out of seven.

Last guys don't finish nice.

Never needlessly disturb a thing at rest.

Never say without qualification that your department has sufficient space, money, staff, etc.


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