Saturday, June 13, 2015

Speaking of Committees,

Five Definitions 

  1. An animal with four back legs 
  2. A group of the unwilling, appointed by the unfit, to do the unnecessary 
  3. A group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group can decide that nothing can be done 
  4. A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours 
  5. A cul-de-sac into which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled 

Five Quotes 

  1. "A camel is a horse designed by committee." -- Alec Issigonis 
  2. "When all is said and done, there's a lot more said than done." -- Unknown. 
  3. "To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent." -- Robert Copeland 
  4. "Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings." -- George Will 
  5. "If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes." -- Ross Perot

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