Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Back By Popular Demand: Gaius Petronius

From the first century A.D.:

We trained hard . . . but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing, and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.

- Gaius Petronius, a.k.a. Arbiter

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