The best places don’t let people in, and the worst don’t let them out.
Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
It is crime, of all fields, that most attracts the woefully underqualified.
Dressing for success is a cargo cult.
A bureaucracy, like a garage, should be hosed down periodically, to dislodge the stray bits of power accumulating in its crevices and corners like dust and dirt.
The idea that smoke implies fire cannot survive a professional class of industrious smoke merchants.
The common enemy that cements the bonds of the squadron in war is, in theory, the opposing army; in practice it is the brass.
As a competent worker will be promoted into incompetence, so a valuable method or technique will infiltrate disciplines in which it is useless or harmful.
Exalt theory over practice, and youth over age will shortly follow.
A sudden influx into a profession or discipline signals either its robust health or its terminal illness.
He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches; and he who does, usually cannot teach.