Bureaucracy Quotes

Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.

It’s a poor bureaucrat who can’t stall a good idea until even its sponsor is relieved to see it dead and officially buried.

An official man is always an official man, and he has a wild belief in the value of reports.

We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.