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Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure.
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#American Cartoonist #Free Will

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Consultants have credibility because they are not dumb enough to work at your company
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#Company

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I get mail; therefore I am.
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Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.
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#American Cartoonist #Engineering

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There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot.
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One way to compensate for a tiny brain is to pretend to be dead
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#Brain

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You don't have to be a "person of influence" to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.
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#American Cartoonist #Influence

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Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.
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Let's form proactive synergy restructuring teams.
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Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart.
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#People #American Cartoonist

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The only risk of failure is promotion.
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#American Cartoonist #Failure

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My training is in business and economics, so my mind gravitates toward the business model,
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#Business

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Normal people ... believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet.
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#People

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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
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#American Cartoonist #Art

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The Dilbert Principle: People are idiots.
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#People

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You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.
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#American Cartoonist #Stupidity

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If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
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#People #American Cartoonist

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There are very few personal problems that cannot be solved through a suitable application of high explosives
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#Problems

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The best things in life are silly
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#Life

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Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
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I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination
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#Decline

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If you have any trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to show you how it's done.
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