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Bureaucracy Quotes

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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Aaron Broussard
Bureaucracy has murdered people in the greater New Orleans area. And bureaucracy needs to stand trial before Congress today. So I'm asking Congress, please investigate this now. Take whatever idiot they have at the top of whatever agency and give me a better idiot. Give me a caring idiot. Give me a sensitive idiot. Just don't give me the same idiot.
Aaron Broussard
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Susan Collins
FEMA has become a symbol of a bumbling bureaucracy in which the American people have completely lost faith. There are many good people who work at FEMA. But they have lacked the leaders, the tools, the systems, and the budget to be effective.
Susan Collins
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They overspend, and they are a picture of bloated government bureaucracy that needs to tighten its own belt and get its own house in order before it asks drivers to pay a toll tax to existing highways.
Terri Hall
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Wesley Clark
I think what you have to understand about the armed forces, ... it's a competitive bureaucracy. People enter it at the bottom and they come out at the top. There's a lot of gossip. There are some sharp elbows in there,
Wesley Clark
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They care more about bureaucracy and building palaces for the elite than their own people.
Bill Richardson
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Mitch Hedberg
I bought a doughnut and they gave me a receipt for the doughtnut... I don't need a receipt for the doughnut. I give you money and you give me the doughnut, end of transaction. We don't need to bring ink and paper into this. I can't imagine a scenario that I would have to prove that I bought a doughnut. To some skeptical friend, 'Don't even act like I didn't get that doughnut, I've got the documentation right here... It's in my file at home. ...Under "D".'
Mitch Hedberg
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Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need.
Christopher Bond
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Media organizations and journalists' families face a wall of silence and an unfeeling bureaucracy that refuses to give clear and credible answers to questions.
Aidan White
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Albert Einstein
Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work
Albert Einstein
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Karl Marx
The bureaucracy is a circle from which one cannot escape. Its hierarchy is a hierarchy of knowledge. The top entrusts the understanding of detail to the lower levels, whilst the lower levels credit the top with understanding of the general, and so all are mutually deceived.
Karl Marx
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Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
Franz Kafka
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In reality, we've had more spending, more bureaucracy, more waste and higher costs but without necessary reform nor rising productivity.
Andrew Lansley
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As we know, there are still problems with the labor regulations, tax laws, infrastructure and red-tape bureaucracy.
Andrew Steer
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We know a great deal of the bureaucracy was occupied in overseeing tribute labor for the state, so I suspect a large percentage of the quipu had to do with labor.
Gary Urton
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Even more than money and the availability of money, what really slows down the reconstruction is decision-making bureaucracy and red tape,
James Carafano
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The initiative doesn't provide enough money and creates more state bureaucracy. If the auditor quadrupled staff to do all these audits, it could cost $90 million a biennium.
Pam Carter
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For me, it's money, ... The city is so tiny. All the money gets sucked up by the bureaucracy. Very little comes back for improvements
Stephen Johnston
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What we need to see are concrete measures aimed at getting the bureaucracy to pursue this objective, otherwise all this will be just more rhetoric.
Andy Xie
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Richard M. Nixon
Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.
Richard M. Nixon
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Honore de Balzac, ,
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
Honore de Balzac, ,
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Bureaucracy and regulation is something we need to fight in Europe.
Gerard Kleisterlee
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Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism
Mary McCarthy
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We shouldn't go into one big liberal fantasy that only if we had the right bureaucracy of non-smoking with the right pamphlet, every 13-year-old in America would be convinced.
Newt Gingrich
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We have to stop this hate-mongering bureaucracy that we currently have.
Gene Collins
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[The job of lawmakers at a time like this is to] make the bureaucracy work for the people we represent, ... I am not a doctor or a trained [emergency services] person. But my job is to make sure those resources are there.
Gene Green
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People understand bureaucracy and they understand sometimes it's a pain in the butt. And any time you're going to start a new program, there's going to be some problems.
Carl Forti
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Laurence Peter
Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
Laurence Peter
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It looks to me that Microsoft has added another layer of bureaucracy. At a time when startups are starting to show some real promise again, Microsoft now looks even bigger and potentially slower than it was before.
Joe Wilcox
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I want zero corruption, zero bureaucracy, no more 'come back tomorrow'. People are tired of this.
Evo Morales
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