Committee Quotes

When it comes to facing up to serious problems, each candidate will pledge to appoint a committee. And what is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary. But it all sounds great in a campaign speech.

A group is as capable as it contains capable individual members.

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

There are more than 200,000 useless words in the English language and at some committee meetings you hear all of them!

If Moses had been a committee, the Israelites would still be in Egypt.

To kill time, a committee meeting is the perfect weapon.

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

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

In most associations half the committees do all the work, whilst the other half do nothing. I am pleased to put on record that in this society it is just the reverse.

A camel is a horse designed by a committee.