Born: September 16, 1919
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died: January 12, 1990
Occupation: Author and Scientist
Profile: Best known for The Peter Principle.
Number of Quotes: 5
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at becoming incompetent.
If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
The noblest of all dogs is the hot-dog; it feeds the hand that bites it.