Speaking of Committees…

In writing the last post, I found a wonderful site with a plethora of quotes regarding committees. Here are just a few:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There are plenty more, each one better than the next.

Hee hee hee. Can you tell I need a vacation?