Laurence J. Peter

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Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.

Laurence J. Peter

Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to believe.

Laurence J. Peter

Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.

Laurence J. Peter

There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.

Laurence J. Peter

A bore is a fellow talking who can change the subject back to his topic of conversation faster than you can change it back to yours.

Laurence J. Peter

The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.

Laurence J. Peter

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.

Laurence J. Peter

Slump, and the world slumps with you. Push, and you push alone.

Laurence J. Peter

Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.

Laurence J. Peter

If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?

Laurence J. Peter

Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings.

Laurence J. Peter

As a matter of fact is an expression that precedes many an expression that isn't.

Laurence J. Peter

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.

Laurence J. Peter

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.

Laurence J. Peter

An economist is an expert who will know tommorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.

Laurence J. Peter

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.

Laurence J. Peter

An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.

Laurence J. Peter

In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular.

Laurence J. Peter

Going to church doesn't make you any more a Christian than going to the garage makes you a car.

Laurence J. Peter

If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.

Laurence J. Peter

Don't believe in miracles - depend on them.

Laurence J. Peter

Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Laurence J. Peter

Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.

Laurence J. Peter

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

Laurence J. Peter

The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.

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