C. Northcote Parkinson — British Historian born on June 30, 1909, died on March 09, 1993

Cyril Northcote Parkinson was a British naval historian and author of some 60 books, the most famous of which was his best-seller Parkinson's Law, which led him to be also considered as an important scholar in public administration and management... (wikipedia)

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.
Delay is the deadliest form of denial.
The man whose life is devoted to paperwork has lost the initiative. He is dealing with things that are brought to his notice, having ceased to notice anything for himself.
The Law of Triviality... briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.