Work and Recreation
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What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, that gives happiness.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Give a man a fish and he'll ask for a lemon. Teach a man to fish and he'll leave work early on Friday.
You may only have two of the three choices: (1) Enjoy your job. (2)Work within the law. (3)Make lots of money.
Work is accomplished by those employees who have not reached their level of incompetence.
Westheimer's Discovery: A couple of months in the laboratory can frequently save a couple of hours in the library.
There are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. It's better to belong to the first group because there is less competition.
Theft from a single author is plagiarism. Theft from two is comparative study. Theft from three or more is research.
Ogden's Law: The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.
One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.