If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.
A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings.
—George F. Will
To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent.
If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -- that will do them in.
A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members.
Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers.
—Edward Shepherd Mead
Committee--a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
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.
—Sir Barnett Cocks