Remove the document, and you remove the man.
The atmosphere of officialdom would kill anything that breathes the air of human endeavor.
Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.
I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork.
Poor fellow, he suffers from files.
There is something about a bureaucrat that does not like a poem.
Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an inevitable complement to it.
The working of great institutions is mainly the result of a vast mass of routine, petty malice, self-interest, carelessness and sheer mistake.
If you’re going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won’t.
Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60.