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It is the busiest man who has time to spare.


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Delay is the deadliest form of denial.

Delay is the deadliest form of denial.



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

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



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

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



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.

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.



Expenditure rises to meet income.

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.



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

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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For paranoia about 'what other people think' : remember that only some hate, a very few love - and almost all just don't care.

For paranoia about 'what other people think' : remember that only some hate, a very few love - and almost all just don't care.



The soul has no gender.

The soul has no gender.



Zeal is ever the buckler and shield of a true soldier.

Zeal is ever the buckler and shield of a true soldier.



But woman's grief is like a summer storm, Short as it violent is.

But woman's grief is like a summer storm, Short as it violent is.



I related so much to the responsibility of being a parent, the responsibility of "did you screw your kid up," the responsibility of letting your own parents down.

I related so much to the responsibility of being a parent, the responsibility of "did you screw your kid up," the responsibility of letting your own parents down.



But I also enjoy life... the more scrutiny I am under, the more confident I become. I am who I am. I can't do anything about it, and I love who I am.

But I also enjoy life... the more scrutiny I am under, the more confident I become. I am who I am. I can't do anything about it, and I love who I am.



[On the Irish:] Strange race ... Don't know what they want, but want it like the devil.

[On the Irish:] Strange race ... Don't know what they want, but want it like the devil.



f fear is too strong, the genius is suppressed

f fear is too strong, the genius is suppressed



There aren't a lot of movie star males around my age that I can play opposite.

There aren't a lot of movie star males around my age that I can play opposite.



As long as we think we are not that bad, the idea of grace will never change us.

As long as we think we are not that bad, the idea of grace will never change us.




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