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Favourite PM Proverbs and Quotes

Posted: Mon 28 Jun 2010 6:24 pm
by dhaughey
Here are some of my favourite project management proverbs and quotes (some slightly tweaked):

"One person with passion on your project is better than forty people merely interested." - E.M. Forster

"Powerful project managers don't solve problems, they get rid of them." - unknown

"A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week." - General George Patton, JR

"Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later." - Brooks' Law

"Some projects finish on time in spite of project management best practices." - unknown

"There are no secrets to project success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." - Colin Powell

"It is no use saying 'we are doing our best'. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary." - Winston Churchil

Feel free to add more...