Where his rule meant terror and division and brutality, let his capture bring about unity, reconciliation and peace between all the people of Iraq.
Blair, Tony Charles Lynton
A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer
Acheson, Dean Gooderham
A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing but together can decide that nothing can be done.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he's supposed to be doing at the moment
Benchley, Robert Charles
The first sign of a nervous breakdown is when you start thinking your work is terribly important
A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
Cocks, Sir Barnett
There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job
It is almost as difficult to keep a first class person in a fourth class job, as it is to keep a fourth class person in a first class job
To get action out of management, it is necessary to create the illusion of a crisis in the hope it will be acted on.
Management will select actions or events and convert them to crises. It will then over-react.
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell me the truth - even if it costs him his job.
If you think your boss is stupid remember; you wouldn't have a job if he was smarter.
Grant, Albert A
What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.
If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
Lombardi, Vincent Thomas
Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.
Parkinson, Cyril Northcote
Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting someone else to do the work
Pollard, John G
I know I'm not in government anymore. In fact I'm out of work
Reagan, Ronald Wilson
He profits most who serves best
Sheldon, Arthur F
Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000.
No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?
Watson, Sr. Thomas John
Those who expect the biggest tips provide the worst service.
Vacation is time off to remind employees that the business can get along without them.