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The great question is not whether you

“The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Every girl should use what Mother Nature

“Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Slump, and the world slumps with you.

“Slump, and the world slumps with you. Push, and you push alone.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has

“Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses,

“Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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The best intelligence test is what we

“The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Originality is the fine art of remembering

“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.”

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The best intelligence test is what we

“The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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An intelligence test sometimes shows a man

“An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Education is a method whereby one acquires

“Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Early to bed, early to rise, work

“Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses,

“Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Work is accomplished by those employees who

“Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Television has changed the American child from

“Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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Originality is the fine art of remembering

“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.”

— Laurence J. Peter

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