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The rudeness of a bureaucrat is inversely proportional to his or
her position in the governmental hierarchy and to the number of
peers similarly engaged.
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If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
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An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin.
The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle.
The hippogriff was actually, therefore, only one quarter eagle, which
is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
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Papa Hegel he say that all we learn from history is that we
learn nothing from history. I know people who can't even learn from
what happened this morning. Hegel must have been taking the long view.
-- Chad C. Mulligan, "The Hipcrime Vocab"
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Hitchcock's Staple Principle:
The stapler runs out of staples only while you are trying to
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If you have a difficult task, give it to a lazy person --
they will find an easier way to do it.
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Hoare's Law of Large Problems:
Inside every large problem is a small problem struggling to get out.
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The grand act of a dying institution is to issue a newly
revised, enlarged edition of the policies and procedures manual.
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It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take
Hofstadter's Law into account.
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What thou doest when thy phone is on the fritzeth.