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date: 16 July 2024

Laurence J. Peter 1919–90
Canadian writer 

  1. In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
    The Peter Principle (1969) ch. 1
  2. Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.
    Peter's Almanac (1982)
  3. The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
    commenting on a remark by Bertrand Russell, and frequently attributed to Russell
    Quotations for Our Time (1977)