Quotes of Committees

“ If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -- that will do them in. ”

- Gandhi

“ A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members. ”

- David Coblitz

“ Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers. ”

- Edward Shepherd Mead

“ Committee--a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done. ”

- Fred Allen

“ There is no monument dedicated to the memory of a committee. ”

- Lester J. Pourciau

“ To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent. ”

- Robert Copeland

“ A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled. ”

- Sir Barnett Cocks
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