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Salk's Law: The secret to happiness is to rely on as few other people as possible.
Samuel’s Law: A friend in need is a friend to be avoided.
Sandiland's Law: Free time that unexpectedly becomes available will be wasted.
Sandy's Comment: It makes sense, when you don't think about it.
Sanrio's First Rule of Government Programs: A bureaucratic program
that does not work
rather than for the needs of the program itself.
Santayana's Laws: 1. Sanity is
madness put to good use.
Sapolsky’s Third Law: Often, the biggest impediment to scientific progress is not what we don’t know, but what we know.
Sarah's Law: You never begin your summer romance until the last day of summer.
Satre's Observation: Hell is others.
Sattinger's Discovery: It works better if you plug it in.
Sauget's Law: Sit at the feet of the master long enough and they start to smell.
Saul's Law: When fastening down something held by several screws, don't tighten any of them until they are all in place.
Savage's Law: A leak in the roof is never in the same location as the drip.
Savignano's Deco Mail-Order Law: If you don't write to complain, you'll
never receive your order.
Say's Law: Supply creates its own demand.
Scanlan’s Law: Wedding presents always come in pairs: two toasters, two blenders, two umbrella stands.
Schaaf's Law of Online Research: Any quote found twice on the internet will have two different wordings, attributions or both. Corollary: If the wording and source are consistent in two places, they are both wrong.
Schiller's Law of Contracts: Every point clarified creates two unclarified points.
Schmidt's Guide to Art: Sculpture is
what you bump into when when you back
up to look at a painting.
Schnatterly's Summing Up of the Corollaries: If anything can't go wrong, it will.
Schopenhauer's Law of Entropy: If you put a spoonful of wine in a barrel
full of sewage, you get sewage.
Schrank's First Law: If is doesn't work, expand it.
Schripton's Law of Teenage Opportunity: When opportunity knocks, you've got headphones on.
Schroeder's Law: Indecision is the basis for flexibility.
Schulman’s First Law: Books will exceed book shelving.
Schweitzer’s Rule: As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Schyer's Law of Relativity for Programmers: If the code and the comments disagree, then both are probably wrong.
Dictum: A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has
not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
Seacord's Rule of Relativity: The only thing on Earth that works every time is gravity.
Seay's Law: Nothing ever comes out as planned.
Secondary Rule of Returns and Rebates: A mail-in rebate not mailed within
24 hours of purchasing the product
Second Law of Applied Confusion: After
adding two weeks to the schedule for unexpected delays,
Second Law of Business Meetings: If there are two possible ways to spell a person’s name, you will pick the wrong spelling
Second Law of Child and Husband Behavior: That which is taken out is never put back.
Second Law of Engineering: Any error in a calculation will be in the
direction of most harm.
Second Law of Governing Deliveries: Only defective parts are delivered on time.
Second Law of Hiking: The weight of the backpack increases in spite of the amount of food you consume from it.
Second Law of Kitchen Confusion:
The simpler the instructions (for example "Press
Second Law of Particle Physics: The basic building blocks of matter do not occur in nature.
Second Law of Revision: The more
innocuous the modification appears to be, the further its influence will
Second Law of the IRS: The audit is for the year in which you didn't keep all you receipts.
Second Law of the Corporation: Any action for which there is no logical explanation will be deemed "company policy".
Second Law of the Insured: The problem occurs one month after the insurance is canceled or allowed to lapse.
Second Law of the Workshop: You can always find three nuts to fit the four screws you need.
Second Rule of Bureaucratic Systems: Once established, an administrative
support office will expand
Second Rule of Corporate Success: No job is impossible for the manager who can delegate.
Second Truth of Management: No executives devote effort to providing themselves wrong.
Second Workshop Principle: Most projects require three hands.
Seeger's Law: Anything in parentheses can be ignored.
Segal's Law: A man with one watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.
Seits' Law of Higher Education: The one course you must take to graduate will not be offered during your last semester.
Selig's Law of Groceries: If you want to eat something on the way home
from the market,
Sendak's Soliloquy: There must be more to life than having anything.
Sevareid's Law: The chief cause of problems is solutions.
Seventh Law Governing Holiday Gifts: A battery-operated toy will require the one size of battery you don't have.
Seventh Law of Kitchen Confusion: The
more time and energy you put into preparing a meal,
Seventh Law of Product Design: No problem is so large that it can't be fit in somewhere.
Seymour's Investment Principle: Never invest in anything that eats.
Shanahan's Law: The length of a meeting rises with the square of the number of people present.
Shand's Law: The more efficiently a project is done, the greater the chance it will have to be undone.
Shanebrook's Law: If you do the job twice, it's yours.
Shaddow's Law: An unprecedented streak of good weather will be interrupted by rain on your day off.
Shaffer's Law: The effectiveness of a politician varies in inverse proportion to his commitment to principle.
Shapiro's Law of Reward: The one who does the least work will get the most credit.
Shaw's Dictum: Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if
there is time enough.
Shedenhelm's Law of Backpacking: All trails have more uphill sections than they have level or downhill sections.
Sherman's Rule of Press Conferences: The explanation of a disaster will be made by a stand-in.
Shipper's Law of air travel: Aircraft rest rooms remain vacant only while you have no need to use them.
Shirley's Law: Most people deserve each other.
Shoen's Bureaucratic Principles: 1. If a department can complete
the program in the time frame scheduled,
Sid's Law: You can't win them all if you don't win the first one.
Sigstad's Law: When it gets to be your turn, they change the rules.
Silverman's Paradox: If Murphy's Law can go wrong, it will.
Silver's Law of Doctoring: It never heals correctly.
Simon's Law: Everything put together falls apart sooner or later.
Simonson’s Law: Any event, once it has occurred, can make to appear inevitable by a competent historian.
Simpson's Rule of Law: If the facts are against you, argue the law. If
the law is against you, argue the facts.
Simson's Rule of Destiny: Glory may be fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Sinclair’s Rule: It’s difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.
Sinteto's First Law of Consumerism: A 60-day warranty guarantees that the
product will self-destruct on the 61st day.
Sir Walter's Law: The tendency of smoke from a cigarette, barbecue,
campfire, etc. to drift into a person's face
Siwiak's Rule: The only way to make something foolproof is to keep it away from fools.
Sixth Law of Government Projects: Whether or not a program expands or contracts, administrative overhead increases.
Sixth Law of Kitchen Confusion: The one
ingredient you made a special trip to the store to get
Constant: That quantity, which, when multiplied by, divided by,
Skoff's Law: A child will not spill on a dirty floor.
Sloan's Law: The changes in new models should be so attractive as to create dissatisfaction with past models.
Slous's Law: If you do a job too well, you will get stuck with it.
Smith's Law: No real problem has a solution.
Smolik’s Rule: A politician will always be there when he needs you.
Snider's Law: Nothing can be done in one trip.
Soares's Law of Workplace Climatology: Repair of the heating system signals the onset of warmer weather.
Sociology's Iron Law of Oligarchy: In every organized activity, no matter the sphere, a small number will become the oligarchical leaders and the others will follow.
Sodd's Laws: 1. When a person attempts a task, he or she will be
thwarted in that task by the unconscious intervention
Solley’s Law: The final test of fame is to have crazy person imagine he is you.
Solomon’s Solution: Always provide your adversary two options, one of which is much worse than the one you are seeking.
Soper' Law: Any bureaucracy reorganized to enhance efficiency is immediately indistinguishable from its predecessor.
Sophocles' Comment: A short saying oft contains much wisdom. Souder's Law: Repetition does not establish validity.
Spanish Proverb: What was hard to endure is sweet to recall.
Spark's Ten Rules for the Project Manager: 1. Strive to Look
Special Law: The workbench is always less tidy than last time.
Speegel's Packaging Principle: If the toy box cautions "Some Assembly Required", it means a lot of assembly is required.
Spelman’s Stationary Dynamics: Paper multiplies; pens disappear.
Spencer's Law of Accountancy: 1. Trial balances don't. 2.
Working capital doesn't. 3. Liquidity tends to run out.
Spinola's Budget Principle: A budget is just a matter of worrying before you spend money, as well as afterwards.
Sprecht's Rule of Law:
Under any conditions anywhere, whatever you are doing,
Sprinkle's Law: Things always fall at right angles.
Spruance's Luncheon Law:
the person who suggests splitting the bill evenly is always
Sry's Law: If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway [also Lowery's Law].
Stackmayer's Theorem: If it looks easy, it's tough. If it looks tough, it's damn well impossible.
Stalin’s Statement: A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
Steele's Plagiarism of Somebody's Philosophy: Everybody should believe in something - I believe I'll have another drink.
Steinbach's Guideline for Systems Programming: Never test for an error condition you don't know how to handle.
Steinem's Dictum: A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
Steiner's Postulates: 1. In business, as well as in chess, the
winner is the one who makes the next-to-last mistake.
Steinmetz’s Principle: No man becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.
Stenderup's Law: The sooner you fall behind, the more time you will have to catch up.
Sten's Axiom: No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.
Stephen's Rule of Genetics: If a child looks like his father, that's heredity. If he looks like a neighbour, that's environment.
Stettner's Food Law: The more you enjoy something, the worse it is for you.
Stevenson's Law: The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
Stewart's Murphy Corollaries: 1. Murphy's Law may be delayed or suspended
for an indefinite period of time,
Stitzer's Vacation Principle: When packing for a vacation, take half as much clothing and twice as much money.
Stockmayer's Theorem: If it looks easy, it's tough. If it looks tough, it's damn well impossible.
Stoeker’s Lemma: If your time ain’t come, not even a doctor can kill you.
Stoppard’s Rule: Age is a high price to pay for maturity.
Storman's Law: An idea is not responsible for the people who believe in it.
Storry's Principle of Criminal Indictment: The degree of guilt is directly proportional to the intensity of the denial.
Strogatz’s First Law of Doing Math: When you’re trying to prove something, it helps to know it’s true.
Strano's Law: When all else fails, try the boss's suggestion.
A friend is always happy about your success – as long as it doesn’t
surpass his own.
Sturgeon's Law: 90% of everything is crud.
Sullivan's Lemma: Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
Every recipe includes one ingredient that you do not have in
Sussman's Artwork Principle:
The cost of framing exceeds the cost of the art.
Sutin's Second Law: The most useless computer tasks are the most fun to do.
Svent-Gyorgyi’s Axiom: Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Sweeney's Law: The length of a progress report is inversely proportional to the amount of progress.
Swipple' Rule of Order: He who shouts loudest has the floor.
Sy's Law of Science: Sometimes it takes several years to recognize the obvious.
Axiom: A witty saying proofs nothing.