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A free agent is anything but.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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A real person has two reasons for doing anything . . . a good reason and the real reason.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Abbott's Admonitions: (1) If you have to ask, you're not entitled to know. (2) If you don't like the answer, you shouldn't have asked the question.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Abrams's Advice: When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Advice, First Law of: The correct advice to give is the advice that is desired.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Rowe's Rule: the odds are five to six that the light at the end of the tunnel is the headlight of an oncoming train.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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A clean tie attracts the soup of the day.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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A system tends to grow in complexity instead of simplicity, until the resulting unreliability becomes intolerable.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Accuracy, Rule of, Corollary: Provided, of course, that you know there is a problem.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Accuracy, Rule of: When working toward the solution of a problem, it always helps if you know the answer.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Acheson's Rule of Bureaucracy: A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Acting, First Rule of: Whatever happens, look as if you intended it to happen.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Acton's Law: Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Ade's Law: Anybody can win--unless there happens to be a second entry.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Agnes Allen's Law: Almost anything is easier to get into than out of.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Airplane Law, The: When the plane you are on is late, the plane you want to transfer to is on time.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Albrecht's Law: Social innovations tend to the level of minimum tolerable well being.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Algren's Precepts: Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never play cards with a man named Doc. And never lie down with a woman who's got more troubles than you.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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All real programs contain errors until proved otherwise which is impossible.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Allen's Law of Civilization: It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Allen's Law: Almost anything is easier to get into than out of.

Laws of life and nature Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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Rowe's Rule: the odds are five to six that the light at the end of the tunnel is the headlight of an oncoming train.

Fate Quotes, by Paul Dickson , Source: in the "Washingtonian", Nov., 1978

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