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Most think of Frank Herbert’s Dune series as stories of prescience and the spice, of waring Fremen charging out of the desert. The second trilogy, however, has some interesting perspectives on government and its excesses. These quotes on bureaucracy are from the final Dune novel, Chapterhouse Dune.*
“Surely you know bureaucracies always become voracious aristocracies after they attain commanding power.”