"Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."C. Northcote Parkinson on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."C. Northcote Parkinson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."C. Northcote Parkinson on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."C. Northcote Parkinson on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."C. Northcote Parkinson on Maya Angelou
"A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn."
"In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want."
"Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married."
"The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom."