Scott Adams

Scott Raymond Adams (born June 8, 1957) is the creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several business commentaries, social satires and experimental philosophy books

click to add your vote (2 votes)

Famous quotes by Scott Adams:Sort:PopularA - Z

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.
I believe everyody in the world should have guns. Citizens should have bazookas and rocket launchers too. I believe that all citizens should have their weapons of choice. However, I also believe that only I should have the ammunition. Because frankly, I wouldn't trust the rest of the goobers with anything more dangerous than string.
I'm slowly becoming a convert to the principle that you can't motivate people to do things, you can only demotivate them. The primary job of the manager is not to empower but to remove obstacles.
If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask Do they get smart just in time to ask questions
If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
No matter how smart you are, you spend much of your day being an idiot.
Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
The Dilbert Principle The most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage--Management.
There are many methods for predicting the future. For example, you can read horoscopes, tea leaves, tarot cards, or crystal balls. Collectively, these methods are known as 'nutty methods.' Or you can put well-researched facts into sophisticated computer models, more commonly referred to as a complete waste of time.
We expect others to act rationally even though we are irrational.
We're a planet of nearly six billion ninnies living in a civilization that was designed by a few thousand amazingly smart deviants.
You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.

Share your thoughts on Scott Adams's quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     

Citation

Use the citation below to add this author page to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Scott Adams Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <http://www.quotes.net/authors/Scott Adams>.

Missing a quote of Scott Adams?

Know another good quote of Scott Adams? Don't keep it to yourself!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network