Work and Recreation
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The amount of work to be done increases in proportion to the amount of work already completed.
Please excuse the length of this letter; I do not have time to be brief.
Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with 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.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Peter's Principle: In an organization, each person rises to the level of his own incompetence.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.
Ogden's Law: The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.
Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.