Famous quotes containing the word peter:
“In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.”
—Laurence J. Peter (19191990)
“Vice is a creature of such hideous mien ... that the more you see it the better you like it.”
—Finley Peter Dunne (18671936)
“Ellie: By the way, whats your name?
Peter: Whats that?
Ellie: Who are you?
Peter: Who, me? Im the whippoorwill that cries in the night. Im the soft morning breeze that caresses your lovely face.
Ellie: Youve got a name, havent you?
Peter: Yeah, I got a name. Peter Warne.
Ellie: Peter Warne? I dont like it.”
—Robert Riskin (18971955)