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?