The Value of a Committee

A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours. – Milton Berle
A committee takes hours to put into minutes what can be done in seconds. – Judy Castrina
A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing but together can decide that nothing can be done. – Fred Allen
If you see a snake, just kill it – don’t appoint a committee on snakes. – H. Ross Perot
A camel is a horse designed by committee. – Sir Alec Issigonis
To get something done a committee should consist of no more than three people, two of whom are absent. – Robert Copeland
There is no monument dedicated to the memory of a committee. – Lester J. Pourciau
A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled. – Barnett Cocks

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