When we can find no better argument for the retention of any group of officeholders than that of retaining their purchasing power, it is a sign that the time has come to get rid of them.

Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson, κεφάλαιο 9, Disbanding troops and bureaucrats.

(Στὸ κλασικό βιβλίο τοῦ Hazlitt παραπέμπει τὸ ὡραῖο ἄρθρο τοῦ Matthias Kelm «Η αγοραστική δύναμη του κλέφτη»).

Staroye i Novoye

Γραφειοκράτης ἀπ' τὴν ταινία «Τὸ παλιὸ καὶ τὸ καινούργιο» τοῦ Sergei Eisenstein