Origin of Peter Principle
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How to use Peter Principle in a sentence
But the qualities Mario Cuomo brought to public life—compassion, integrity, commitment to principle—remain in short supply today.
At Christianity Today, Peter Chin claims Christians should preach peace instead of bogging down in the particulars of race.
Nixon said defending the two islands was “a matter of principle.”
If the noble experiment of American democracy is to mean anything, it is fidelity to the principle of freedom.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It might feel fresh to see Peter Parker juggling with adult issues.Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many so-called "humming tones" are given for practice, but in accepting them observe whether the foregoing principle is obeyed.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
In the evening, St. Peter's and its accessories were illuminated—by far the most brilliant spectacle I ever saw.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Peter Elmsly, a partner of the celebrated Paul Valliant, and himself an importer of books and no mean critic and linguist, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The grand thing is to have each of your five fingers go "dum, dum," an equal number of times, which is the principle of all three!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Sir Peter Edlin, it seems, has been doing treble the amount of work for a two-third's salary.
British Dictionary definitions for Peter Principle
Word Origin for Peter Principle
Cultural definitions for Peter Principle
A rule of organizations that states, “In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.” Formulated by Laurence J. Peter, this rule is supposed to explain occupational incompetence.