Murphy's Law

You can never tell which way the train went by looking at the track.
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Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with confidence..
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Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition.
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Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand.
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All great discoveries are made by mistake.
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The first myth of management is that it exists.
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Some people manage buy the book, even though they don’t know who wrote the book or even what book.
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The primary function of the design engineer is to make things difficult for the fabricator and impossible for the serviceman.
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A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works.
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Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.
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Give all orders verbally. Never write anything down that might go into a “Pearl Harbor File.”
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If an experiment works, something has gone wrong.
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When all else fails, read the instructions.

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