Primo Quotes

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

Laurence Johnston Peter (September 16, 1919 – January 12, 1990) was a Canadian educator and "hierarchiologist" best known to the general public for the formulation of the Peter principle.

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“Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter.”

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

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“The advantage of modern means of communication is they enable you to worry about things in all of ...

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“Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.”

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

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“If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?”

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“If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”

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“A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know.”

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“Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.”

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

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“Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.”

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“It is wise to remember that you are one of those who can be fooled some of the time.”

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“When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout.”

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

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