Quotation Explorer - 'Bureaucrats'

Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -- bureaucrats. - Alvin Toffler
Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant.
Bureaucrats and Politicians are different people, work of Bureaucrats makes us hate Politicians. - Amit Kalantri
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
Under the United States Constitution, the federal government has no authority to hold states "accountable" for their education performance...In the free society envisioned by the founders, schools are held accountable to parents, not federal bureaucrats. - Ron Paul
Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist. - Richard M. Nixon
We are much too tolerant of the moral aberration of statesmen and bureaucrats. - Kenzaburō Ōe
Bureaucrats complicate. It gives them more work to do. It gives them job security. It means promotions as ever more bureaucrats are added to the Ministry of Redundancy. - Sieg Pedde
The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power. - John Berger
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