Popular Quotes and Sayings about Bureaucracy

Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses. ~Unknown

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

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

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

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

Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined. ~Samuel Goldwyn

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry. ~George Ade