Laurence j. peter Quotes

"Speak when you are angry--and ...

"Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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"The incompetent with noth...

"The incompetent with nothing to do can still make a mess of it." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 13
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β€œIf a cluttered desk is a sign of a...

β€œIf a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” ― Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"Against logic there ...

"Against logic there is no armor like ignorance." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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"The man who says he is willing to...

"The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 10
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"If a cluttered desk is the sign of ...

"If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?" β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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"America is a country that doesn't know wh...

"America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 09
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"The man who is always waving...

"The man who is always waving the flag usually waives what it stands for." - Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 17
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"An intelligence test sometimes show...

"An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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β€œSome problems are so complex that you have t...

β€œSome problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.” -- Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 24
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"Humility is the embarrassment y...

"Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 10
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"Competence, like truth, beauty ...

"Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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"There is no stigma attached to rec...

"There is no stigma attached to recognizing a bad decision in time to install a better one." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 24
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"Against logic there ...

"Against logic there is no armor like ignorance." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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There are two kinds of failures: those...

There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought. - Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 12
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"Oh, what a tangled web we ...

"Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to believe." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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"If you don't know where you ar...

"If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 07
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"America is a country that doesn't know wh...

"America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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β€œSometimes I wonder whether the world is being...

β€œSometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” ― Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 12
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If a cluttered desk is the sign of ...

If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk? -Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 07
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"Everyone rises to t...

"Everyone rises to their level of incompetence." β€” Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 21
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Some problems are so complex that you have t...

Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them. - Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 27
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"There are two kinds of failures; those...

"There are two kinds of failures; those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought." -Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 23
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You can always tell a real friend: when you...

You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job. ~ Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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"Every man serves a useful purpos...

"Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor." - Laurence J. Peter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 26
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