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Imagination is essential and it comes first, for without imagination we are aimless.


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The void created by the failure to communicate is soon filled with poison, drivel and misrepresentation.



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The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.



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The Law of Triviality... briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.



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Expenditure rises to meet income.



Administrators make work for each other so that they can multiply the number of their subordinates and enhance their prestige.

Administrators make work for each other so that they can multiply the number of their subordinates and enhance their prestige.



The vacuum created by a failure to communicate will quickly be filled with rumor, misrepresentations, drivel, and poison.

The vacuum created by a failure to communicate will quickly be filled with rumor, misrepresentations, drivel, and poison.



Parkinson's First Law: Work expands to fill the time available.

Parkinson's First Law: Work expands to fill the time available.



Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.

Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.



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Parkinson's Fourth Law: The number of people in any working group tends to increase regardless of the amount of work to be done.





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