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Born: 1935-07-27
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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It's easy to get a loan unless you need it.

Tags: Easy, Loan, Unless

Most projects start out slowly - and then sort of taper off.

Tags: Off, Projects, Start

One cannot legislate problems out of existence. It has been tried.

Tags: Cannot, Problems, Tried

People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again.

Tags: May, Money, Try

Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank.

Tags: Lack, Neither, Rank

Regulations grow at the same rate as weeds.

Tags: Grow, Rate, Weeds

Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing.

Tags: Infinite, Simple, Systems

Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases.

Tags: Difficult, Law, Second

The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear is to begin with a silk sow. The same is true of money.

Tags: Best, Money, True

The more one produces, the less one gets.

Tags: Less, Produces

Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters.

Tags: Earth, Third, Water

If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off.

Tags: Done, Else, Everyone

It is very expensive to achieve high unreliability. It is not uncommon to increase the cost of an item by a factor of ten for each factor of ten degradation accomplished.

Tags: Achieve, High, Ten

The weaker the data available upon which to base one's conclusion, the greater the precision which should be quoted in order to give the data authenticity.

Tags: Give, Greater, Order

There are many highly successful businesses in the United States. There are also many highly paid executives. The policy is not to intermingle the two.

Tags: Paid, Successful, United

People do not win people fights. Lawyers do.

Tags: Lawyers, Legal, Win

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.

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There are no lazy veteran lion hunters.

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If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.

Tags: Advice, Market, Selling

One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'

Tags: Computers, Modern, Times

A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better.

Tags: Best, Dog, Pet

A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.

Tags: Artist, Business, Season

Bulls do not win bull fights. People do.

Tags: Fights, Sports, Win
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One should expect that the expected can be prevented, but the unexpected should have been expected.

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The early bird gets the worm.The early worm... gets eaten.

Tags: Bird, Early, Worm

The optimum committee has no members.

Tags: Committee, Members, Optimum

A billion saved is a billion earned.

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All too many consultants, when asked, 'What is 2 and 2?' respond, 'What do you have in mind?'

Tags: Asked, Mind, Respond

Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase, there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them.

Tags: Books, Market, Soon

Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated.

Tags: Completed, Task, Time

By the time of the United States Tricentennial, there will be more government workers than there are workers.

Tags: Government, Time, United

By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers, the people doing the work have lost track of the questions.

Tags: Lost, Time, Work

Decreased business base increases overhead. So does increased business base.

Tags: Base, Business, Increased

Fools rush in where incumbents fear to tread.

Tags: Fear, Fools, Rush

Hardware works best when it matters the least.

Tags: Best, Matters, Works

If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance.

Tags: Chance, Left, Number

If today was half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was.

Tags: Good, Today, Tomorrow

If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was.

Tags: Good, Today, Tomorrow

If you can afford to advertise, you don't need to.

Tags: Advertise, Afford

It costs a lot to build bad products.

Tags: Bad, Build, Costs

Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.

Tags: Men, Old, Young

I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.

Tags: City, Found, Left

Hasten slowly.

Tags: Hasten, Slowly