I am now going to make you a gift that will stay with you the rest of your life. For the rest of your life, every time you say 'We've always done it that way,' my ghost will appear and haunt you for twentyfour hours.
If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It's much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
You manage things you lead people.
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said it had bugs in it.
At the end of about a week, I called back and said, I need something to compare this to. Could I please have a microsecond?
It is better to beg forgiveness, than ask permission.