Scott Adams Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old scott adams quotes, scott adams sayings, and scott adams proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


People who do affirmations will have the sensation that they are causing the environment to conform to their will. This is an immensely enjoyable feeling because the illusion of control is one of the best illusions you can have.     

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The first time you see something that you have never seen before, you almost always know right away if you should eat it or run away from it.     

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One of the most important tricks for maximizing your productivity involves matching your mental state to the task.     

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One way to compensate for a tiny brain is to pretend to be dead.     

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Someday, people who know how to use computers will rule over those who don’t. And there will be a special name for them – Secretaries.     

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As a rule, I don't like to laugh at the misfortune of others. The exception to that rule is if it's really, really funny.     

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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.     

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“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.     

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The best part about being my age is in knowing how my life worked out.     

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No matter how many times I visit this great city, I'm always struck by the same thing: a yellow taxi cab.     

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By definition, risk takers often fail. So do morons. In practice it's difficult to sort them out.     

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Dance like it hurts. Love like you need money. Work when people are watching.     

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In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks.     

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