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Brief about Laurence J. Peter: By info that we know Laurence J. Peter was born at 1919-09-16. And also Laurence J. Peter is Canadian Writer.

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Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

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America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.

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The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.

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A censor is an expert in cutting remarks. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.

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Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.

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There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.

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Nobody can be perfect unless he admits his faults, but if he has faults how can he be perfect?

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You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.

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Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.

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Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.

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Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

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Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings.

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Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

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Everyone rises to their level of incompetence.

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The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.

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A man convinced against his will is not convinced.

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As a matter of fact is an expression that precedes many an expression that isn't.

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Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work.

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If you don't know where you're going, you will probably end up somewhere else.

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Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.

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