Authors - Laurence J. Peter
Dr. Laurence Johnston Peter (September 16, 1919 - January 12, 1990) was an educator and "hierarchiologist", best known to the general public for the formulation of the Peter Principle. - Wikipedia
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Everyone is in awe of the lion tamer in a cage with half a dozen lions -- everyone but a school bus driver.
A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.
Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.
America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?
There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
Going to church doesn't make you any more a Christian than going to the garage makes you a car.
A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know.
America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
It is wise to remember that you are one of those who can be fooled some of the time.
Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.