ask forgiveness get permission

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 22 14:14:33 UTC 2014

The wikiquote entry for Grace Hopper credits here with"It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission." (quoted in the U.S. Navy's Chips Ahoy magazine, July 1986)
I don't see it covered in the archives.
_Duncanville [TX] Suburban_ 9/24/1981 p 2 col 1"Stewart's Law of Retroaction: It's easier to get forgiveness than permission."
Bill Mullins

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