Quotes of Bureaucrat

“ The fastest way for a politician to become an elder statesman is to lose an election. ”

- Earl Wilson

“ The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman of the next generation. ”

- James Clarke

“ Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen. ”

- Bob Edwards

“ A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman, of the next generation. ”

- James Freeman Clarke

“ The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman. ”

- David Lloyd George

“ The world is wearied of statesmen; whom democracy has degraded into politicians. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ A politician looks forward only to the next election. A statesman looks forward to the next generation. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ We are weary of politicians' politicians. We want ours. ”

- Gerald Stanley Lee

“ We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician. ”

- Felix Frankfurter

“ A politician thinks of the next election — a statesman, of the next generation. ”

- James Freeman Clarke

“ Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians. ”

- David Brinkley

“ And for well over a hundred years our politicians, statesmen, and people remembered that this was a republic, not a democracy, and knew what they meant when they made that distinction. ”

- Robert Welch

“ At home, you always have to be a politician; when you're abroad, you almost feel yourself a statesman. ”

- Harold Macmillan

“ The only people who say worse things about politicians that reporters do are other politicians. ”

- Andy Rooney

“ The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion of their power. ”

- John Berger

“ Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned. ”

- Milton Friedman

“ Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise — bureaucrats. ”

- Alvin Toffler

“ A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants. ”

- Alben W. Barkley

“ The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility. ”

- Brooks Atkinson

“ A bureaucrat is a person who cuts red tape sideways. ”

- Tomas J. McCabe

“ More and more, revolution has found itself delivered into the hands of its bureaucrats and doctrinaires on the one hand, and to the enfeebled and bewildered masses on the other. ”

- Albert Camus

“ The difference between management and administration is the difference between choice and rigidity. ”

- Robert Heller

“ 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

“ There is something about a bureaucrat that does not like a poem. ”

- Gore Vidal

“ I was a woman in a man's world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot. ”

- Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

“ For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him. ”

- Karl Marx

“ Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall. ”

- Frank Lloyd Wright
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