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Comment#  ·   Fair (133 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Grinnell's Law of Labor Laxity: At all times, for any task, you have not got enough done today.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (941 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester

Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (123 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Holt's Law: All jobs are easy to the person who doesn't have to do them.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (161 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I'm not afraid of work... I can even sleep beside it.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If bankers can count, how come they have eight windows and only four tellers?

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If only I could get that wonderful feeling of accomplishment without having to accomplish anything.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (199 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you don't have time to do it right you must have time to do it over.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (193 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you love your job, you will never have to work another day in your life.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (280 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel in doing nothing.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (261 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (231 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (211 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid all together.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ogden's Law: The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (196 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (205 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (244 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Barbara Postman

Please excuse the length of this letter; I do not have time to be brief.

Unknown, (attributed to G. B. Shaw, Bertrand Russell, and Blaise Pascal), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (478 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It gets late early out there.

Yogi Berra, (on Yankee Stadium in the fall), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (193 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (897 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Mindy Romero

Don't do whatever you like -- like whatever you do.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Work and Recreation

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