Cheops' Law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as, Nothing ever gets built on schedule or within budget. Written by Robert A. Heinlein; attributed to his fictitious character Lazarus Long in Time Enough for Love (1973) and later in The Notebooks Of Lazarus Long.
- Hofstadter's law: "It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law."
- Jon Fripp, Michael Fripp, Deborah Fripp, Speaking of Science (Newnes, 2000), ISBN:978-1878707512, p. 192. Excerpts available at Google Books.
- Arthur Bloch, Murphy's Law: the 26th Anniversary edition, (Penguin, 2003), ISBN:978-0399529306, p. 61. Excerpts available at Google Books.
- Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love (Penguin, 1988 reprint), ISBN:978-0441810765. Excerpts available at Google Books.
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