Work and Recreation
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Give a man a fish and he'll ask for a lemon. Teach a man to fish and he'll leave work early on Friday.
You may only have two of the three choices: (1) Enjoy your job. (2)Work within the law. (3)Make lots of money.
Work is accomplished by those employees who have not reached their level of incompetence.
The amount of work to be done increases in proportion to the amount of work already completed.
One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.
Please excuse the length of this letter; I do not have time to be brief.
Theft from a single author is plagiarism. Theft from two is comparative study. Theft from three or more is research.
Westheimer's Discovery: A couple of months in the laboratory can frequently save a couple of hours in the library.
There are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. It's better to belong to the first group because there is less competition.
Grinnell's Law of Labor Laxity: At all times, for any task, you have not got enough done today.
Holt's Law: All jobs are easy to the person who doesn't have to do them.
I'm not afraid of work... I can even sleep beside it.