Bureaucracy Quotes

Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses.-Unknown

Bureaucracy and social harmony are inversely proportional to each other.-Leon Trotsky

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.-Laurence J. Peter

Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.-Charles Peters

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.-Milton Friedman

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

The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.-Brooks Atkinson

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

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency-- Eugene McCarthy

The bureaucracy is expanding to meet the needs of an expanding bureaucracy- Unknown

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status- Laurence J. Peter

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned- Milton Friedman

 

Bureaucracy is the conversion of human energy into solid waste- Unknown

 

Twenty-first century medicine must not be confined to a twentieth-century bureaucracy.-Charles W. Pickering

We need to remind our core supporters that we have not forgotten their concern with the way our democracy is being replaced by European bureaucracy in so many areas.-John Redwood

We will cut programs, we will try to rein in the size of the bureaucracy. We will bring federal pay scales that have become so exaggerated into line with market rates.-Eric Cantor

We're getting rid of bureaucracy, so that we're releasing time for police officers to be crime fighters and not form writers.-Theresa May

Well, first, the situation in Afghanistan is much better than it was. But there is no comparison between Afghanistan and Iraq. Iraq has a bureaucracy, Iraq has wealth. Iraq has an educated class of people who are positioned to come in and take over.-Peter King

Well, what did we buy? Instead of a leaner, smarter government, we bought a bureaucracy that now tells us which light bulbs to buy, and which will put 16,500 IRS agents in charge of policing President Obama's health care bill.-Michele Bachmann

When I appointed the Minister of the Environment to major cabinet status, the Planning and Priorities committee, the signals that that sent through Ottawa were major, because that's what the bureaucracy understands.-Brian Mulroney

When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned that it would become a huge, unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees. As TSA has grown larger, more impersonal, and administratively top-heavy, I believe it is important that airports across the country consider utilizing the opt-out provision provided by law.-John Mica

When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned that it would become a huge, unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees.-John Mica