* Jone's Motto:
Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate.
* Terman's Law of Innovation:
If you want a team to win the high jump, you find one person who can jump seven feet, not seven people who can jump one foot each.
* O'brien's Variation:
If you change queues, the one you have left will start to move faster than the one you are in now.
* Conway's Law:
In any organization there will always be one person who knows what is going on. This person must be fired.
* The Peter Principle:
In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. Work is accomplished by those employees who have not reached their level of incompetence.
* H.L.Mencken's Law:
Those who can, do. Those who cannot teach.
* Martin's Extension:
Those who can't teach, administer
* Belani's Extrapolation:
Those who cannot even administer, become consultants.
* Lieberman's Law:
Everbody lies; but it doesn't matter since nobody listens.
* Kovac's Conundrum:
When you dial a wrong number, you never get an engaged one.
* Van Herpen's Law:
The solving of the problem lies in finding the solvers.
* Murphy's Law of Government:
If anything can go wrong, it will do so in triplicate.
* Bell's Theorem:
When the body is immersed in water, the telephone rings.
* Ruby's Principle of Close Encounters:
The probability of meeting someone you know increases when you are with someone you don't want to be seen with.
* Young's Law:
Great discoveries are made by mistake.
* Kin Hubbard:
A good listener is usually thinking about something else
* One Anonymous Great Seer's Law :
Money can't buy love, but it sure gets you a great bargaining