The early bird gets the worm. The early worm... gets eaten.
Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases.
Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing.
By the time of the United States Tricentennial, there will be more government workers than there are workers.
A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better.
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'
A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated.
The optimum committee has no members.
If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off.
There are many highly successful businesses in the United States. There are also many highly paid executives. The policy is not to intermingle the two.
Most projects start out slowly - and then sort of taper off.