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 :: Famous Quotations Topic: Committees and Meetings (27 Quotations)

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One of the reasons why the Ten Commandments are so short and to the point is the fact they were given direct and did not come out of committees.
~ H. G. Hutcheson

 

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The heaping together of paintings by Old Masters in museums is a catastrophe; likewise, a collection of a hundred Great Brains makes one big fathead.
~ Carl Jung

 

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The ideal committee is one with me as the chairman, and two other members in bed with the flu.
~ Lord Milverton

 

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The real process of making decisions, of gathering support, of developing opinions, happens before the meeting or after.
~ Terrence Deal

 

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The State, that craving rookery of committees and subcommittees.
~ V. S. Pritchett

 

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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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When committees gather, each member is necessarily an actor, uncontrollably acting out the part of himself, reading the lines that identify him, asserting his identity. We are designed, coded, it seems, to place the highest priority on being individuals, and we must do this first, at whatever cost, even if it means disability for the group.
~ Lewis Thomas

 

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