Godwin’s Rule of Nazi Analogies: As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one. (source, Mike Godwin via google.)
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Thayer’s is the teaching method and style used at west point. The students do the work before class, prepare well the night before, then arrive and ask questions about the work done and the work they are preparing to do.
If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences.