Bill, aka the Crazy Clock Guy, aka Hey You (tallguy) wrote,
Bill, aka the Crazy Clock Guy, aka Hey You

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Some of Murphy's Laws

If you can keep your head while those around you are losing theirs, you obviosly missed a memo somewhere.

The important things are always simple.
The simple things are always hard.

If only one solution can be found for a problem, then it is usually a stupid solution.
If it's stupid but it works, it isn't stupid.

Once you open a can of worms, the only way to recan them is to use a larger can.

In crises that force people to choose among alternative courses of action, most people will choose the worst one possible.

For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism.

Everything goes wrong at once.

After things have gone from bad to worse, the cycle will repeat itself.

Design flaws travel in groups.

If you mess with a thing long enough, it'll break.

Don't ever be the first, don't ever be the last and don't ever volunteer to do anything.

As soon as you mention something, if it's good, it goes away. If it's bad, it happens.

Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it only makes it worse.

Success occurs when no one is looking; failure occurs when a Vice-President is watching.

Negative expectations yield negative results. Positive expectations yield negative results.

Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

Say nothing afterwards but the Seven Magic Words: "I'd like to speak with my attorney."

If at first you don't succeed, call in an air-strike to eliminate the evidence.
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