1. "Commonsense is the collection of prejudices acquired by the age of eighteen" --- Albert Einstein
  2. "I love deadlines. I especially love the whooshing sound they make as they fly by"
    - (the late) Douglas Adams, author of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
  3. "It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement"
    - Mabel Newcomer in "Doom Destroyer", 1991, Lisa Jane McInnes-Smith [ISBN: 0 958 8604 8 3]
  4. "I never forget a face but I will make an exception in your case"
    - Groucho Marx
  5. "We will decide who comes to this country and the circumstances in which they come."
    - The Hon. John Howard, Australian Prime Minister, 11 Mar 1996 to 03 Dec 2007
       [Source: TV Program Transcript, ABC TV, "Lateline", Broadcast: 21/11/2001]
  6. "If you can actually count your money then you are not really a rich man" --- J Paul Getty
  7. "I'd rather have 1% of the effort of 100 men than 100% of my own effort" --- J Paul Getty
  8. "If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem" --- J Paul Getty
  9. "History is the version of events that people have decided to agree on" --- Napoleon Bonaparte
  10. The Peter Principle - "In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence" --- Laurence J Peter (1919-1990)
  11. Parkinson's Law - "Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion" --- C Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993)
  12. "Of course we must be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out" --- Richard Dawkins
  13. "It's not the people who vote that count. It's the people who count the votes" --- Josef Stalin
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