Man's First Mistake: The Wheel.
When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout.
In spite of the cost of living its still popular.
A man convinced against his will is not convinced.
Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.
Given enough time—and assuming the existence of enough ranks in the hierarchy—each employee rises to, and remains at, his level of incompetence.
You don't need to take a persons advice to make him feel good, just ask him for it.
Many a man, under the old and the new systems, has made the upward step from candidate to legislator, only to achieve his level of incompetence.
Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
Everyone rises to their level of incompetence.
Nobody understands how the incessant pressure from above and the incurable incompetence below make it utterly impossible for me to do an adequate job and keep a clean desk.
He must examine his objectives and see that true progress is achieved through moving forward to a better way of life, rather than upward to total life incompetence.
The problem with temptation is that you may not get another chance.
Political success is the ability, when the inevitable occurs, to get credit for it.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
Every man serves a useful purpose A miser for example makes a wonderful ancestor.