Murphy's Law Book Two
by Arthur Bloch

Here are the best laws:
"In order for something to become clean, something else must become dirty."
"... but you can get everything dirty without getting anything clean." (16)

"The other line moves faster." (20)

"If you change lines, the one you just left will start to move faster than the one you are now in." (21)

"The tendency of smoke from a cigarette, barbecue, campfire, etc. to drift into a person's face varies directly with that person's sensitivity to smoke." (24)

"For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism." (26)

"A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost." (32)

"There's no time like the present for postponing what you don't want to do." (33)

"Machines that have broken down will work perfectly when the repairman arrives." (37)

"Teamwork is essential. It allows you to blame someone else." (39)

"Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." (49)

"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity." (52)

"All trails have more uphill sections than they have level or downhill sections." (69)

"The first bug to hit a clean windshield lands directly in front of your eyes." (72)

"If it's good, they discontinue it." (74)

"An unbreakable toy is useful for breaking other toys." (82)

"If you have watched a TV series only once, and you watch it again, it will be a rerun of the same episode." (84)

"If there are only two shows worth watching, they will be on at the same time." (84)

"If several things that could have gone wrong have not gone wrong, it would have been ultimately beneficial for them to have gone wrong." (94)

Year Read: 1999


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