Committees Quotes

You really don’t want a president who is a football fan. Football combines the worst features of American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
– George F. Will

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.
– Frank Moore Colby

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To get something done a committee should consist of no more than three people, two of whom are absent.
– Robert Copeland

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And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours in front of a senate judiciary committee.
– Stephen Breyer

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Football features two of the worst aspects of American life, violence and committee meetings.
– George F. Will

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If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee that will do them in.
– Bradley’s Bromide

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Even better, there were established two separate committees deciding on state film funding.
– Andrzej Wajda

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To get something done a committee should consist of three men, two of whom are absent.
– Anonymous

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A committee is a group of the unwilling, chosen from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.
– Anonymous

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If you want to kill any idea in the world today, get a committee working on it.
– Charles F. Kettering

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