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Definition of Committee

Committee

  1. One or more persons elected or appointed, to whom any matter or business is referred, either by a legislative body, or by a court, or by any collective body of men acting together.
  2. One to whom the charge of the person or estate of another, as of a lunatic, is committed by suitable authority; a guardian.

Committee Quotations

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. - John Steinbeck
It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
John Steinbeck

A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.
Milton Berle

A camel is a horse designed by committee.
Alec Issigonis

What if Barack Obama established a Presidential Advisory Committee that would meet once every couple of months, bringing together the former presidents for a conference in order to seek their collective wisdom? There is a wealth of experience in former presidents that generally goes untapped.
Tony Campolo

Along with my passion for horse breeding, I was a horse racing enthusiast...In 1974 I was elected as a committee member and subsequently as a steward of the Turf Club. I had a burning desire to clean up the sport, which had always carried the stigma of gambling and manipulation.
Cyrus S. Poonawalla
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