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I just hark back to this thing and say, this is funny, and that's the way people go to a great extreme to accomplish very little. So I added midgets and I added stale bullets. I added monkeys; I added incongruous elements. And this was all a kind of a progressive thing, you know, like a chain reaction.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
The study ... of the distribution of consciousness shows it to be exactly such as we might expect in an organ added for the sake of steering a nervous system grown too complex to regulate itself...
The Principles of Psychology
When wages are based on commission, piece rate, or a bonus or premium system, the stimulus to action is constantly presented. Every stroke of the hammer, every sale made, every figure added increases the wage. The wage thus continuously beckons the work to greater accomplishment.
Increasing Human Efficiency in Business - A contribution to the psychology of business (1911)