|#3988||Finagle's First Law:|
To study a subject best, understand it thoroughly before you start.
Finagle's Second Law:
Always keep a record of data -- it indicates you've been working.
Finagle's Fourth Law:
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it only makes
Finagle's Fifth Law:
Always draw your curves, then plot your readings.
Finagle's Sixth Law:
Don't believe in miracles -- rely on them.
|#3989||Finagle's Second Law:|
No matter what the anticipated result, there will always be
someone eager to (a) misinterpret it, (b) fake it, or (c) believe it
happened according to his own pet theory.
|#3990||Finagle's Seventh Law:|
The perversity of the universe tends toward a maximum.
|#3991||Finagle's Third Law:|
In any collection of data, the figure most obviously correct,
beyond all need of checking, is the mistake
(1) Nobody whom you ask for help will see it.
(2) The first person who stops by, whose advice you really
don't want to hear, will see it immediately.
Functionality breeds Contempt.
A closed mouth gathers no feet.
|#3994||First Law of Bicycling:|
No matter which way you ride, it's uphill and against the wind.
|#3995||First law of debate:|
Never argue with a fool. People might not know the difference.
|#3996||First Law of Procrastination:|
Procrastination shortens the job and places the responsibility
for its termination on someone else (i.e., the authority who
imposed the deadline).
Fifth Law of Procrastination:
Procrastination avoids boredom; one never has the feeling that
there is nothing important to do.
|#3997||First Law of Socio-Genetics:|
Celibacy is not hereditary.
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