Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. General recognition of this fact is shown in the proverbial phrase It is the busiest man who has time to spare.
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Source Notes: Parkinson's Law, and Other Studies in Administration (chapter 1, "Parkinson's Law, or the Rising Pyramid") (1958).
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Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men, but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely wrong. We can only make them right by discussion
A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes.
Conclusive facts are inseparable from inconclusive except by a head that already understands and knows.
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