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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Committees:

A camel looks like a horse that was planned by a committee.
~ Author Unknown.

A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
~ Barnett Cocks Quotes - Attributed.

I don't believe a committee can write a book. It can, oh, govern a country, perhaps, but I don't believe it can write a book.
~ Arnold Toynbee.

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.
~ Arthur Goldberg.

A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
~ Elbert Hubbard.

A committee is an animal with four back legs.
~ John le Carré Quotes, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

A "Normal" person is the sort of person that might be designed by a committee. You know, "Each person puts in a pretty color and it comes out gray."
~ Alan Sherman.

Any committee that is the slightest use is composed of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for a second longer than they have to.
~ Katharine Whitehorn.

Could Hamlet have been written by a committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club?... Creative ideas do not spring from groups. They spring from individuals. The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam.
~ Alfred Whitney Griswold.

Football is a mistake. It combines two of the worst things about American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
~ George Will.

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That'll do them in.
~ Author Unknown.

If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be "meetings."
~ Dave Barry Quotes, Things That It Took Me 50 Years to Learn.

A committee is a group of the unwilling chosen form the unfit, to do the unnecessary.
~ Author Unknown.

A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.
~ Milton Berle.

If you live in a country run by committee, be on the committee.
~ Author Unknown.

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods.
~ H.L. Mencken.

Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith.

Our age will be known as the age of committees.
~ Ernest Benn.

People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.
~ Thomas Sowell.

There is no monument dedicated to the memory of a committee.
~ Lester J. Pourciau.

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