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Letter "C" » committee
«Behind closed doors each winter the college admissions committee riffles through the folders of concerto - writing East Coast preppies, football stars from the Corn Belt and ghetto valedictorians.»
«A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.»
Author: Barnett Cocks
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«Because of our Congressional committee system, our government is closer to a gerontocracy than a democracy.»
«Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame.»
«A Committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but as a group decide that nothing can be done»
«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.»
«Committee--a group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.»
«A camel is a horse designed by a committee»
«A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.»
«A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.»