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25 Laws of Life and Nature Quotes

A free agent is anything but.

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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

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

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Lieutenant Dunbar wasn't really swallowed. But that was the first word that stuck in his head.

Michael Blake Quotes , Source: Dances With Wolves

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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.

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

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

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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A clean tie attracts the soup of the day.

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

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

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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

Paul Dickson Quotes , 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.

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

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

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

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