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G. David's Law: It doesn't matter if you win or lose ... until you lose.
Dictum: A wise man's questions contain half the answers.
Gable's Holiday Prophecy: The Christmas bonus will be smaller than you think.
Gaby's Law: When a series of things starts going wrong, the series has to complete itself.
Axiom: If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by
Gammon's Law: In a bureaucratic system, increase in expenditure will be matched by fall in production.
Gandhi’s Principle: There is more to live than increasing its speed.
Gannon's Law of Relativity: Grandchildren grow more quickly than children.
Gardener's Philosophy: Brilliant opportunities are cleverly disguised as insolvable problems. Corollary: The reverse is also true.
Garland's Law of Travel: The shortest distance between two points is impossible.
Gate's Law: The only important information in a hierarchy is who knows what.
Gattuso’s Extension of Murphy’s Law: Nothing is ever so bad that it can’t get worse.
Galbraith’s Rule: If all else falls, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
Gaylord's First Law of Public Transit: The first bus you see is going into the wrong direction.
Gelernter’s First Law: Computers make people stupid.
Gell-Mann's Dictum: Whatever isn't forbidden is required. Corollary: If
there's no reason why something shouldn't exist,
George's Law: All pluses have their minuses.
Gerard's Law: When there are sufficient funds in the checking account,
checks take two weeks to clear.
Gerhard's Observation: We're making progress. Things are getting worse at a slower rate.
Gerhardt's Law: If you find something you like, buy a lifetime supply. They are going to stop making it.
Gerrold's Law: A little ignorance can go a long way.
Law: A little
ignorance can go a long way.
Giatum's Law of Materialistic Acquisitiveness: The perceived usefulness of an article is inversely proportional to its actual usefulness once bought and paid for.
Getty’s Law: A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
Ghandi's Principle: There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Gibb's Law: Infinity is one layer waiting for another.
Gibbon's Rule of Credit Payments: As soon as you make the last payment on a major purchase item, you need to get a new one.
Gilb's Laws of Unreliability: 1. Computers are unreliable, but humans
are even more unreliable.
Law: A sure sign of crisis is that no one tries to tell you how to do
Gilbertson's Law: Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.
Gillete's Law of
Household Moving: What you lost during your first move you find during
your second move.
Ginsberg's Theorem: 1. You can't win. 2. You can't break even.
3. You can't even quit the game.
Ginsburg's Dow Jones Principle: Major one-day losses are always larger than major one-day gains.
Gioia's Theory: The person with the least experience has the most opinions.
Glaser's Law: If it says "One size fits all" it doesn't fit anyone.
Glatum's Law of Materialistic Acquisitiveness: The perceived usefulness
of an article is inversely proportional
Gloria's Theory: The person with the least expertise has the most opinions.
Gluck's First Law: Whichever way you turn upon entering an elevator, the buttons will be on the opposite side.
Glyme's Formula for Success: The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.
Glynn's Law: The amount of aggravation inherent in a business
transaction is inversely proportional to the profit.
Godin's Law: Generalizedness of incompetence is directly proportional to highestness in hierarchy.
Dictum: Doubt grows with knowledge.
Gold's Law: If the shoe fits, it's ugly.
Golden Principle: Nothing will be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Goldenstern's Rules: 1. Always hire a
Goldsmith’s Axiom: There is nothing so absurd or ridiculous that has not at some time been said by some philosopher.
Goldstick's Rule: Be kind to everyone you talk with. You never know who's going to be on the jury.
Golomb's Don'ts of Mathematical Modelling: 1. Don't believe the 33rd order
consequences of a 1st order model.
Golub's First Law:
Fuzzy project objectives are used to avoid the embarrassment of estimating
the corresponding costs.
Good's Rule for Dealing with Bureaucracies: When the government bureau's
remedies do not match your problem,
Goodwin's Reminder: Visibility draws criticism.
Gordon's First Law: If a research project is not worth doing at all, it is not worth doing well.
Gore's Laws of Design Engineering: 1. The primary function of the
design engineer is to make things difficult
Gottlieb's Rule: The boss who attempts to impress employees with the
knowledge of intricate details
Gourd's Axiom: A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.
Gourhan's Law of Technology: The degree of technical competence is inversely proportional to the level of management.
Grande's Law: Always do exactly what your boss would do if he knew what he was talking about.
Grandpa's Charnock's Law: You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.
Grave's Law: As soon as you make something idiot-proof, along comes another idiot.
Gray's Law for Buses: A bus that has refused to arrive will do so
only when the would-be rider has walked
Greek Proverb: First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.
Green's Law of Debate:
Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about.
Greer's Third Law: A computer program does what you tell it to do, not what you want it to do.
Grelb's Addition: If it was bad, it'll be back.
Gresham's Law: Trivial matters are handled promptly; important matters are never solved.
Greta' Law of Supply and Demand: The number of trick-or-treaters who come
to the door is inversely proportional
Griffin's Law: Statistics are a logical and precise method for saying a half-truth inaccurately.
Grigg's Law of Individual Performance: The day you set the record, your team will lose the game.
Grime's Law: Nostalgia is the realization that thing weren't as unbearable as they seemed at the time.
Grizzard's Sled-Dog Principle: Only the lead dog gets a change of scenery.
Gross’s Law of Golf: Demo clubs only
work until you buy them.
Grossman's Lemma: Any task worth doing was worth doing yesterday.
Ground Rules for Laboratory Workers: When you do not know what you are doing, do it neatly.
Grown Child's Lament: Mother said there would be days like this but she never said there would be so many.
Groya's Lawof Epistemology: What we learn after we know it all is what counts.
Gualtieri's Law of Inertia: Where there's a will, there's a won't.
Guevera’s Axiom: Silence is argument carried on by other means.
Guitry's Law: You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.
Gummidge's Law: The amount of expertise varies in inverse proportion to
the number of statements understood
Gumperson's Law: The probability of anything happening is in inverse ratio to its desirability.
Gutierrez's Law: The only true freedom is freedom from choice.
H. G. Well’s Rule: The uglier a man’s legs are, the better he plays golf.
H. L. Mencken's Law: Those who can - do. Those who cannot - teach. Martin's
Extension: Those who cannot teach administrate.
Haare's Law of Large Problems: Inside every large problem is a small problem struggling to get out.
Hadley's Laws of Clothing Shopping: 1. If you like it, they don't
have it in your size.
Hagan's Law: The attention span of a computer is only as long as its electrical cord.
Haley's Law of Commercial Quality: One company's mistakes are another company's standards.
Haldane's Law: The universe is not only queerer than we imagine, it's queerer than we can imagine.
Halder's Rule of Simplification: Any technological revision made to
simplify a system, program, or device will,
Halgren's Solution: When in trouble, obfuscate.
Hall' Law: The means justify the means. The approach to a problem is more important than its solution.
Hamer's Law of Mechanics: The one part that fails causes other parts to fail.
Hamilton's Rule for Cleaning Glassware: The spot you are scrubbing is
always on the other side.
Hammond's Laws of the Kitchen: 1.
Whatever it is, somebody will have had it for lunch.
Hampton's Homile: The trouble of doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.
Handy Guide to Modern Science: 1. If it's green or wriggles, it's
Hane's Law: There is no limit to how bad things can get.
Hanggi's Law: The more trivial your research, the more people will read
it and agree.
Hanlon's Razor: Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Hansen's Library Axiom: The closest library never has the material you need.
Harbour's Law: The deadline is one week after the original deadline.
Hardin's Law: You never do just one thing.
Harlan's First-Date Dynamic: One faux pas cancels out three good impressions.
Homile: The nice thing about egoists is that they don't talk about
Harriet's First Law of Gift Wrapping: If it doesn't come with a box,
you won't have one to fit it.
Harrington's Law: A clean desk is the sign of a cluttered desk drawer.
Harris's Homily: Nobody can be so
amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea
Harrison's Postulate: For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism.
Rules: 1.When you don't know what to do,
walk fast and look worried.
Hartley's Laws: 1. You can lead a horse to water, but if you can get
it to float on its back, you've got something.
Hartz's Law of Rhetoric: Any argument carried far enough will end up
Harvard’s Law: Under the most
rigorously controlled conditions of pressure, temperature, volume
humidity, and other variables,
Hassinger’s First Rule: Nothing is as simple as you thought it was going to be.
Hatala's Law: It takes longer to plan your vacation online than to actually take the vacation.
Hawkin's Theory of Progress: Progress does not consist in replacing a
theory that is wrong with one that is right.
Hayden's Observation: Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.
Hazlitt’s Homily: Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes the edge off of admiration
Hecht's Fourth Law:There's no time like the present for postponing what you don't want to do.
Hegel's Dictum: We learn from history that we do not learn from history.
Heid's First Law: Women's Liberation didn't.
Heine's Law: One should forgive one's enemies, but not before they are hanged.
Law: There are things that are so serious that you
can only joke about them.
Helen's Card Caution: If you send out holiday cards left over from a
previous year, thinking that no one will know
Helga's Rule: Say no, then negotiate.
Heller's Law: The first myth of management is that it exists.
Hellrung's Law: If you wait, it will go away. Shavelson's
Extension: ...having done its damage.
Hemingway’s Rule: Never mistake motion for action.
Hempelmann's Law: The faster things get, the more impatient we become.
Henderson's Law: The less you say, the less you have to retract.
Hendrickson's Law: If a problem causes many meetings, the meetings eventually become more important than the problem.
Herbert's Law: A bureaucracy is an organization that has raised stupidity to the status of a religion.
Herblock's Law: If it's good, they discontinue it. Jansen's Extension ...or "improve" it beyond recognition.
Herman's Law: A good scapegoat is almost as good as a solution.
Herrnstein's Law: The attention paid to an instructor is a constant regardless of the size of the class. Thus, as the class swells, the amount of attention paid per student drops in direct ratio.
Hershiser's Rules: 1. Anything labeled "New" and/or
Hertzberg's First Law of Wing Walking: Never leave hold of what you've got until you've got hold of something else.
Higdon's Law: Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
Highway Traveler's Rule of Billboards: The quality of the food is
inversely proportional to the distance between it
Hiram's Law: If you consult enough experts you can confirm any opinion.
Hitch's Internet Law: When connecting to a website, your request will take the most indirect possible route.
Hlade's Law: If you have a difficult task, give it to a lazy man; he will find an easier way to do it.
Hoare's Law of Large Problems: Inside every large problem is a small
problem struggling to get out.
Comment: Humility is not renunciation of pride but the substitution of one
prode for another
Hoffstedt's Employment Principle: Confusion creates jobs.
Hofstadter's Law: Things always take longer than you anticipate, even if you take into account Hofstadter's Law.
Holmes's Homily: It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
Holten's Download Principle: The likelihood of receiving an error
message during a download increases the closer you come
Horace's Warning: Beware of the superficially profound.
Horner's Five-Thumb Postulate: Experience varies directly with the amount of equipment ruined.
Horngreen's Observation: Among economists, the real world is often a special case.
Law: Whenever you turn on the radio, you hear the
last few notes of your favorite song.
Laws: 6. If you have the right data,
you have the wrong problem.
Howden's Law: You remember to mail a letter only when you're nowhere near a mailbox.
Axiom: When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are
really looking for the particulars.
Howland's Law for Physicians: Yon never catch your patient's cold until you're about to leave on vacation.
Definition: A pessimist is a person who has been intimately
acquainted with an optimist.
Huber's Law: The $15 device will be rendered useless by the broken 2 cent component.
Hughes' Observation: Grass growing from sidewalk cracks never turns brown.
Hugo's Homily: Eat one live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.
Humberto's Rule: It's not a party until something gets broken.
Humphries' Law of Bicycling: The shortest route has the steepest hills.
Hunt's Law: Every great idea has a disadvantage equal to or exceeding the greatness of the idea.
Hunter's Law: No matter how dishonorable, every politician considers himself honorable.
Hutchin's Law: You can't outtalk a man who knows what he is talking about.
Hutchison's Law: If a situation requires undivided attention, it will occur simultaneously with a compelling distraction.
Huxley on Progress: Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Hyman's Highway Hypothesis: The shortest distance between two points is usually under construction.