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Bureaucracy Quotes

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Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.
- Dale Dauten

Related topics: Government

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

I've never been married and I've no more desire to
be married now than I ever have.
I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious.
- Francesca Annis

Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an
inevitable complement to it.
- Joseph A. Schumpeter

 

The minute health care becomes a huge,
unwieldy, expensive government bureaucracy it's a permanent
feature of life and there's nothing anyone can do about it.
- Mark Steyn

The answer for healthcare is market incentives,
not healthcare by a Godzilla-sized government bureaucracy.
- Mitt Romney

I don't want a lot of bureaucracy...
I want to run state government the same way we run a campaign -
efficient,
effective and victorious.
- Charlie Crist

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

Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures,
and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to
give children the education they need.
- Christopher Bond

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

Any plan of administration which contemplates a concentrating
of responsibility is open to the dangers which follow
the creation of a bureaucracy.
- Arthur Capper

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

The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they
usually die from is routine.
- John Stuart Mill

I see my job as being to facilitate the life of clinical
researchers so that they can be more productive,
and trying to keep the bureaucracy from getting in their way.
- Alastair Wood

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

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

Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
- Honore de Balzac

German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business.
Inflexible rules, enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy,
discourage entrepreneurship.
- Suzanne Fields

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

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

Too many vital education dollars that should be spent
in the classroom are bouncing around in the federal bureaucracy.
- Mark Kennedy

Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes.
And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often
focus on how much money or effort is spent,
rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal.
- Donald Rumsfeld

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

Such schemes take money from people who can least afford
to spend it to support an unneeded bureaucracy that
eats money people thought they were providing for education.
- Jesse Helms

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

The bureaucracy is not great.
I don't think Rick Santorum who is not one for being
a big proponent of large bureaucracies would be as
enthusiastic a supporter of it.
- Harold Ford

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

That is why I strongly believe we should working in
Congress to make America a better place to run a business
by reducing the costly burdens of bureaucracy and red tape.
- Michael K. Simpson

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

Health care comprises nearly 20 percent of our national economy,
but outdated bureaucracy and red tape have stifled
competition and raised costs.
As a result, today more than 45 million are without any health coverage.
- John Shadegg

The U.S.
government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs,
drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism.
Each of those wars has budgets, legislation,
offices, officials, letterhead - everything necessary
in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real.
- Bruce Jackson

Temporary teams of trusted people are generally sent
to all Departments and to major agencies of government
to assist in planning and to acquaint the incoming
administration with the civil servants and bureaucracy
that will remain in place in the new Administration.
- Richard V. Allen

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

TSA serves as the operator, administrator and regulator
for the nation's transportation security.
But in fact, the TSA bureaucracy does all it can to
thwart any conversion to a system with more private-sector
operations and strong federal oversight and standards.
This agency cannot, and should not, do it all.
- John Mica

Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of
dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies,
misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs,
and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy.
- Chris Chocola

Other countries, such as Israel, successfully employ
behavior detection techniques at their airports,
but the bloated, ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has
produced another security failure for U.S.
transportation systems.
- John Mica

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

The challenge is to manage the Web in an open way-not too much bureaucracy,
not subject to political or commercial pressures.
The U.S.
should demonstrate that it is prepared to share control with the world.
- Tim Berners-Lee

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

I'm against big bureaucracy in Washington making health care decisions.
I just have an aversion to bureaucrats.
But it's not just government bureaucrats.
I don't like HMO bureaucrats and insurance company bureaucrats either.
- Gary Bauer

Publicly, we're saying we're better at fighting terrorism.
Privately, we know that the bureaucracy has only gotten worse,
since the high-level people are scared of being held responsible for 9/11.
- David Hunt

Bureaucracies are inherently antidemocratic.
Bureaucrats derive their power from their position in the structure,
not from their relations with the people they are supposed to serve.
The people are not masters of the bureaucracy,
but its clients.
- Alan Keyes

It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors,
hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can
afford to pay for doctors,
hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it.
- Thomas Sowell

A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern,
scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic.
No country can be really well prepared for modern war
unless it is governed by a tyrant,
at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
- Aldous Huxley

Today we know that centralization and big bureaucracies have not,
as promised, been the answer for promoting better opportunities for society.
- Carlos Salinas de Gortari

Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes.
- Christopher Dodd

You will never understand bureaucracies until you understand
that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and outcomes are nothing.
- Thomas Sowell

We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions,
and bigger state-run corporations.
It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of
punitive taxes and regulations.
The rewards of success will be expropriated for the
sake of attaining greater income equality.
- Arthur C. Brooks

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance Lightly With Life:
Today is your day to
dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
soar your spirit,
unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to Spread Wing and Soar.
Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I Dance Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Create Today As a Celebration of My Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the bridge between acceptance and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)


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