Ludwig von Mises, Bureaucracy, p.16

"It would not substantially impair the power of the bureaucrats, if they were under the necessity of approaching Parliament for legislating on all these matters. Parliament would be flooded by a multitude of bills the contents of which would extend beyond the range of its competence. The Members of Parliament would lack both the time and the information to examine seriously the proposals elaborated by the staffs of the various agencies", Bureaucracy (1945), p.16

Ludwig von Mises