Universal Truths

Etorre’s Observation – The other line moves faster.

Barth’s Distinction – There are two types of people in the world: those who divide people into types and those who don’t.

Acton’s Law – Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely

Boob’s Law – You always find something in the last place you look.

Clarke’s Third Law – Any sufficiently advanced society is indistinguishable from magic.

Franklin’s Rule – Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he will not be disappointed.

Issawi’s Law of the Path of Progress – A shortcut is the longest distance between two points.

Mencken’s Law – Those who can, do. Those who cannot, teach.

Patton’s Law – A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.