Work and Recreation
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Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
Try to relax and enjoy the crisis.
Too much credit is given to the end result. The true lesson is in the struggle that takes place between the dream and reality. That struggle is a thing called life!
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.
A conference is just an admission that you want somebody to join you in your troubles.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Peter's Principle: In an organization, each person rises to the level of his own incompetence.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Not to be able to bear poverty is a shameful thing, but not to know how to chase it away by work is a more shameful thing yet.
Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.