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C. Northcote Parkinson
(1909-1993) born on
Jul 30
Brtitish historian, philosopher. He was the formulator of "Parkinson's Law," the satiric dictum that "Work expands to fill the time available for its completion."
         
   
F
It is not the business of the botanist to eradicate weeds. Enough for him if he can tell us just how fast they grow.

R
Delay is the deadliest form of denial.
A
The man who is denied the opportunity of making decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to make.
N
The Law of Triviality. . . briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.
K
It is better to be a has-been than a never-was.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Parkinson's Law
N: Parkinson's Law, or The Pursuit of Progress, "High Finance" (1958).
K: Guardian (London, 29 June 1990). Parkinson was forced to resign from his position as chairman of the Conservative party in 1987, following the exposure of his extramarital affair with his former secr
   


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