102 Total Quotes

Laurence Peter Quotes

Laurence Peter
Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Laurence Peter
#Anger #Canadian Writer

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Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter.
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#Education #Prejudice

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In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
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#Incompetence

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

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

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The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.
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#Adversity

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Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
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#Canadian Writer #Bureaucracy

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Going to church does not make you a Christian anymore than going to the garage makes you a car.
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#Christianity

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If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?
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#Canadian Writer #Mind

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There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, andthose who did and never thought.
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#Canadian Writer

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If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
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#Funny #Motivational

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It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week.
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#Canadian Writer #Quote of the Day #Love #Funny #Valentine's Day

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A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know.
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#Canadian Writer #Knowledge

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When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout.
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#Canadian Writer #Danger

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Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable
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#Facts

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

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Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
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#Canadian Writer #Ignorance