If you’re going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy; God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won t.
—Hyman G. Rickover (1900–86) American Military Leader
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
—Franz Kafka (1883–1924) Austrian Novelist, Short Story Writer
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
—Robert Frost (1874–1963) American Poet
If we did not have such a thing as an airplane today, we would probably create something the size of N.A.S.A. to make one.
—Ross Perot (1930–2019) American Businessman