Project Management Quotes and Proverbs
The faintest ink is more powerful than the strongest memory.
Fast - cheap - good: pick any two.
The more ridiculous the deadline the more money will be wasted trying to meet it.
If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.
It is human to make a mistake; it is stupid to persist in it.
If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.
Work expands so as to fill the time available.
Luck, the harder you work the more you have of it.
If you fail to plan you are planning to fail.
What is not on paper has not been said.
The conditions attached to a promise are forgotten - only the promise is remembered.
Nothing is impossible for the person who doesn’t have to do it.
There’s never enough time to do it right first time, but there’s always enough time to go back and do it again.
You can con a sucker into committing to an impossible deadline, but you cannot con him into meeting it.
If project content is allowed to change freely the rate of change will exceed the rate of progress.
Anything that can be changed will be changed until there is no time left to change anything.
You can build a reputation on what you’re going to do.
Planning without action is futile, action without planning is fatal.
You can’t manage what you don’t measure.