- A person might learn, but “people” never do.
- Every horizontal surface accumulates junk until it is no longer horizontal.
- The volume of the voice varies inversely as the validity of the viewpoint.
- The value of transmitted information is inversely proportional to the ease with which it is transmitted.
- In the ship of state, conservatism makes good ballast, but very poor sails.
- The fire in the eyes of the recent convert is the light of burning bridges.
- Field’s Uncertainty Principle:
It is impossible to know “where your head is at” and “be there” at the same time.
- A head without opinions is like a wallet without money.
- Anyone who paddles must necessarily rock the boat. (Or: Anyone who is not rocking the boat is also not paddling.)
- On the cutting edge of technology, there is always someone bleeding.
- The higher the technology, the harder the fall.
- Every public service agency evolves into a regulatory agency.
- A service agency runs on policy, but is proven to work by its ability to handle exceptions.
- Legality – The lowest acceptable standard of behavior, in contrast to morality, the highest.