Murphy's 20 Laws of Life

Murphy's 20 Laws of Life
Murphy's 20 Laws of Life

We've all heard the expression "Murphy's Laws", and often when something unpleasant happens to us, we mention that it's according to Murphy's Law. This expression has become a byword for bad luck.

Edward Murphy was an American aerospace engineer who became famous for formulating Murphy's Law. According to him, between two, theoretically equally likely events, in the end, the one that leads to an unfavorable outcome is more likely.

We're sharing some fun Murphy's Laws about life.

If something can go wrong, it really will.

Tell a person that there are 300 billion stars in the universe and they will believe you. Tell him there's wet paint on the bench and he'll have to touch it to be sure.

The first 90% of the project takes 10% of the time and the last 10% takes 90% of the time.

If you throw something away, you'll need it as soon as it's no longer available.

When the plane you're on is late, your connecting flight is on time.

A man can be happy with any woman as long as he doesn't love her.


Toothache tends to start on Friday night.

It doesn't matter what you do, it only matters what you say you've done and what you say you'll do.

After every salary increase you will have less money at the end of the month than before.

When bosses talk about improving productivity, they're never talking about themselves.

Everything that can go wrong will go wrong at the worst possible time.

If you fail at first, try again. Then give up. It's no use being a damn fool.

The boss is always right.

Everything takes longer than you think.

If you are good, you will be given all the work. If you're really good, you'll get out of it.

Finishing the job is no excuse for not following the rules.

No matter how much you do, you never do enough.

All holidays and vacations cause problems, except your own.

The value of each task is inversely proportional to the deadline.

In the hierarchy each employee tends to rise to their level of incompetence. The work is done by those who have not yet reached this level.

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