Laurence J. Peter

Laurence J. Peter Quotes and Sayings

Laurence J. Peter The Peter Principle (1969), chapter 1

Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame. ~Laurence J. Peter

Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent. ~Laurence J. Peter

Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder. ~Laurence J. Peter

Everyone rises to their level of incompetence. ~Laurence J. Peter

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status. ~Laurence J. Peter