The more pretentious the corporate name, the smaller the
organization. (For instance, the Murphy Center for the
Codification of Human and Organizational Law, contrasted
to IBM, GM, and AT&T.)
Everything is always done for the wrong reasons.
|#4330||O'Reilly's Law of the Kitchen:|
Cleanliness is next to impossible
|#4331||O'Toole's commentary on Murphy's Law:|
Murphy was an optimist.
The philosophical principle that even the simplest
solution is bound to have something wrong with it.
The use of computers to improve efficiency in the office
by removing anyone you would want to talk with over coffee.
|#4334||Official Project Stages:|
(1) Uncritical Acceptance
(2) Wild Enthusiasm
(3) Dejected Disillusionment
(4) Total Confusion
(5) Search for the Guilty
(6) Punishment of the Innocent
(7) Promotion of the Non-participants
The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.
|#4336||Old Japanese proverb:|
There are two kinds of fools -- those who never climb Mt. Fuji,
and those who climb it twice.
|#4337||Old timer, n.:|
One who remembers when charity was a virtue and not an organization.
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