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C. Northcote Parkinson – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by C. Northcote Parkinson

 

A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.

– C. Northcote Parkinson


In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want.

– C. Northcote Parkinson


Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.

– C. Northcote Parkinson


The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.

– C. Northcote Parkinson


Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

– C. Northcote Parkinson