Others will look to you for stability, so hide when you bite your nails.
Blutarsky’s Axiom: Nothing is impossible for the man who will not listen to reason.
He who beats his sword into a plowshare usually ends up plowing for those who kept their swords.
If more than one person is responsible for a miscalculation, no one will be at fault.
Peter’s Principle: In every hierarchy, each employee tends to rise to the level of his incompetence.
Being a good communicator means people find out what is really wrong with you.
Familiarity breeds attempt.
Freeman’s Commentary on Ginsberg’s theorem: Every major philosophy that attempts to make life seem meaningful is based on the negation of one part of Ginsberg’s Theorem. To wit: 1. Capitalism is based on the assumption that you can win. 2. Socialism is based on the assumption that you can break even. 3. Mysticism is based on the assumption that you can quit the game.
It is not sufficient to be a success; it is also necessary for your friends to be failures.
Hugh Downs’ Four Rules for Investigating the Universe: Rule 1 – When confronted with an apparent infinite or infinitely repeating pattern, expect some variant that keeps it from being infinite. Rule 2 – When all investigation supports Rule 1, look for a situation which violates it. Rule 3 – Be prepared for an infinite oscillation between Rules 1 and 2. Rule 4 – Apply Rule 1.