Bureaucracy Quotes

Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible.

Javier Pascual Salcedo

The idea of a rational bureaucracy, of skill, merit, and consistency, is essential to all modern states.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.

Dale Dauten

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.

Eugene McCarthy

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.

Laurence J. Peter

The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine.

John Stuart Mill

Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.

Honore de Balzac

Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.

Mary McCarthy

I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.

Kenny Guinn

If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.

Hyman Rickover

Strive to make proposed solutions as self-executing as possible. As the degree of discretion increases, so too does bureaucracy, delay, and expense.

Donald Rumsfeld

Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.

Franz Kafka

Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work

Albert Einstein

Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an inevitable complement to it.

Joseph A. Schumpeter

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty

Eugene McCarthy

Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need.

Bill Maher

A mayor is a symbol and a public face of what a city bureaucracy provides its citizens.

John Hickenlooper

Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us.

P. J. O'Rourke

I am against the Treaty of Rome which entrenches laissez faire as its philosophy and chooses bureaucracy as its administrative method.

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn

There were a lot of people who were Reaganauts going in, as there are always people who are conservatives going in. But they don't act like conservatives after they get there. There is skill to maneuvering the bureaucracy. And I think one argument I could make would be, I've never run for office, I'm not a conventional politician, that's for sure, but I have been in government, and I know how it works. I have actually gotten things done in the government.

John Robert Bolton

The great danger of humane punishment is that people will come to accept state murder as something sanitary. I don't think bureaucracy should ever be entrusted with that kind of power.

Jerry Brown

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