Friday, February 04, 2011

rules to live by (guide for the year of the rabbit)

saw this at one of the forums at while trading stocks this morning. It was posted by antediluvianist.
It made me laugh, think and at the same time realize more facts about life itself than what I already know.

I just thought this is something worthwhile to share.

First, do not end sentences in a preposition often.

If anything can go wrong, it will – Murphy’s Law

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory – Brown’s Rule

If you don’t need it and don’t want it, there is always plenty of it – Murphy’s Law of Supply

In America, it’s not how much an item costs, it’s how much you save – Paulg’s Law

Don’t believe everything you hear or anything you say – Murray’s Law

Marriage teaches you loyality, forbearance, selfrestraint, meekness, and a great many other things you wouldn’t need if you had stayed single – Townsend’s Law

It doesn’t matter if you win or lose… until you lose – O.J.’s Law

Assumption is the mother of all screw-ups – Wethern’s Law of Suspended Judgment

There are no answers, only cross-references – Weiner’s Law of Libraries

To err is human, but to really f*ck things up requires a computer – Law of Unreliability

Once you give up integrity, the rest is easy – Evan’s Law

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other – Ameringer’s Axiom

When a politician gets an idea, he usually gets it wrong – the 5th Rule of Politics

No matter what goes wrong, it will probably look right – Scott’s First Law

Murphy’s Law always hits at the worst time – Lanning’s Law

Things get worse under pressure – Murphy’s Law of Thermodynamics

Sometimes it takes several years to recognize the obvious – Sy’s Law of Science

If you are in a hole, stop digging – 1st Rule of Excavation

There is no issue so small that it can’t be blown out of proportion – Ruckert’s Law

The degree to which you overreact to information will be in inverse proportion to its accuracy – Weatherwax’s Postulate

The item you had your eye on the minute you walked in will be taken by the person in front of you – Cafeteria Law

Nothing is as temporary as that which is called permanent – Jose’s Axiom

Nothing is as permanent as that which is called temporary – Corollary

Free time that unexpectedly becomes available will be wasted – Sandiland’s Law

The one who does the least work will get the most credit – Shapiro’s Law of Reward

No matter how often a lie is shown to be false, there will remain a percentage of people who believe it to be true – Law of the Lie

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you’ve got it made – Glyme’s Formula for Success

Never replicate a successful experiment – Fett’s Law of the Lab

Accuracy is the sum total of your compensating mistakes – Wingfield’s Axiom

As soon as you’re doing what you wanted to be doing, you want to be doing something else – Law of Living

There’s no time like the present for postponing what you don’t want to do – Hecht’s Law

Whichever way you turn upon entering an elevator, the buttons will be on the opposite side – Gluck’s Law

If credit can possibly go to someone else, it will – Kovaleski’s Dictum

If you don’t do anything, you can’t do anything wrong – Cameron’s Law

It is impossible for anyone to learn that which he thinks he already knows – Plutarch’s Rule

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people – Chesterton

A little inaccuracy can save a lot of explanation – Munroe’s Teaching Principle

You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive – Grandpa Charnock’s Law

Man is always ready to die for an idea, provided that the idea is not quite clear to him – Eldridge’s Law of War

If you don’t care where you are, you’re not lost – Rune’s Rule of the Road

The probability of someone’s asking irrelevant questions requiring lengthy responses increases in direct proportion to how tired you are of the meeting. – Bowlby’s Law

:) oh and may i add something else?
Learn the Rules then Break Some. hehe...cheers!

1 comment:

T.S. said...

Nice post, I like it.