Details: This poster says at the top Murphy's Law. Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Below that is a list of examples, such as: Nothing is as easy as it looks , and A short cut is the longest distance between two points.
Murphy's law is a popular adage in Western culture that broadly states that anything that can go wrong, will. Regardless of the exact composition and origin of the phrase, its spirit embodies the principle of defensive design - anticipating the mistakes or errors that are likely to occur. Generally, the spirit of Murphy's law captures the common tendency to emphasize the negative things that occur in everyday life.