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James Boren

James Boren

Title: Dr. James Harlan Boren
Full Name: James Harlan Boren

Born: December 10, 1925
Birthplace: Wheatland, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Died: April 24, 2010

Occupation: Author, Businessman, Politician, and Speaker
Profile: Best known for When in Doubt Mumble: A Bureaucrat's Handbook.

Number of Quotes: 6

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.

Bureaucracy is the epoxy that greases the wheels of progress.

Guidelines for bureaucrats: (1) When in charge, ponder. (2) When in trouble, delegate. (3) When in doubt, mumble.

I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.

I have what it takes to take what you've got.

It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground.

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