Everyone knows Murphy’s Law

But are you familiar with these?

  • Etorre’s Observation – The other line moves faster.
  • Barth’s Distinction – There are two types of people in the world: those who divide people into types and those who don’t.
  • Acton’s Law – Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely
  • Boob’s Law – You always find something in the last place you look.
  • Clarke’s Third Law – Any sufficiently advanced society is indistinguishable from magic.
  • Franklin’s Rule – Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he will not be disappointed.
  • Issawi’s Law of the Path of Progress – A shortcut is the longest distance between two points.
  • Mencken’s Law – Those who can, do. Those who cannot, teach.
  • Patton’s Law – A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.



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