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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Occam's razor 9,368 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Murphy's law 6,930 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Peter Principle 6,603 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Godwin's law 4,560 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Pareto principle 3,814 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 KISS principle 1,907 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Parkinson's Law 1,384 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 There ain't no such thing as a free lunch 1,368 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Muphry's law 903 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Clarke's three laws 885 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Unintended consequences 864 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Adage 773 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Gresham's law 769 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 It ain't over 'til the fat lady sings 766 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Ninety-ninety rule 739 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Hanlon's razor 658 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 The pen is mightier than the sword 522 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Sturgeon's Law 462 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 The road to hell is paved with good intentions 445 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 There are no atheists in foxholes 443 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Matthew effect 440 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Hofstadter's law 438 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Parkinson's Law of Triviality 432 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Might makes right 408 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Law of averages 370 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 The enemy of my enemy is my friend 370 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog 360 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Sod's law 343 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Cui bono 327 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Finagle's law 301 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Sayre's Law 296 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Brooks's law 286 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 7 Ps (military adage) 268 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Festina lente 258 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Monkey see, monkey do 224 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Justice delayed is justice denied 170 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Information wants to be free 158 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Shermer's Last Law 137 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Conway's Law 134 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 The best defense is a good offense 128 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Software Peter principle 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Wirth's law 123 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Niven's laws 115 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Goodhart's law 96 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Clark's Law 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Sutton's law 87 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Campbell's Law 81 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Segal's law 80 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 No good deed goes unpunished 72 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Ostrich effect 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Adagia 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Bell's Law of Computer Classes 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Rock's law 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Idiot proof 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Red sky at morning 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Gall's law 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Edholm's law 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Redshift (theory) 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Hard cases make bad law 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Solvitur ambulando 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Law of the handicap of a head start 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Coefficient of Inefficiency 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Ševčenko's law 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Grosch's law 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Betteridge's Law of Headlines 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Maes-Garreau Law 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Gérson's law 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Classen's law 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Laws of infernal dynamics 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Hutber's law 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Inverse consequences 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Mrs. Murphy's Law 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks

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An adage is a short, but memorable saying, which holds some important fact of experience that is considered true by many people, or it has gained some credibility through its long use.

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