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The Committee supports the idea that there should be,
by Abraham Robinson

The Committee supports the idea that there should be,
within the University of California,
a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education
of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.
- Abraham Robinson

As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians,
even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea
that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable.
- Abraham Robinson

We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges,
there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines,
whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions,
in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research.
- Abraham Robinson

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

 

There were no gifts.
Everything is properly accounted for.
I provided testimony and evidence to the committee...
This was all stuff that was previously known.
- Robert Torricelli

I've never worked in politics, never been a member
of an official committee or a political party.
- Naguib Mahfouz

One of the ideas behind doing this acoustic record
is that I didn't want to have to produce it by committee.
- Robyn Hitchcock

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If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.
- Arthur J. Goldberg

The committee's finding that China stole sensitive technology from U.S.
weapons research labs is alarming.
- Charles Foster Bass

If you want to kill any idea in the world,
get a committee working on it.
- Charles Kettering

The position the Government finds itself in is not
one of constructing a law,
but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial
Committee of the Privy Council.
- Charles Tupper

I have had national security background,
10 years on the Intelligence Committee,
the last two years as chair.
- Bob Graham

A committee is a group of the unprepared,
appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary.
- Fred Allen

And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours
in front of a senate judiciary committee.
- Stephen Breyer

In its report, the Cox Committee concludes that China is using stolen U.S.
design information to speed up its deployment of a
new nuclear missile force.
- Charles Foster Bass

You really don't want a president who is a football fan.
Football combines the worst features of American life.
It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
- George Will

In the steel industry the corporations generally have
accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage
agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization.
- John L. Lewis

A committee should consist of three men,
two of whom are absent.
- Herbert Beerbohm Tree

As the first Member of Congress from western Washington
to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years,
I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community.
- Rick Larsen

If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes.
- Ross Perot

I have no personal vendetta against Clarence Thomas.
I seek only to provide the committee with information
which it may regard as relevant.
- Anita Hill

As the Pentagon makes plans for the largest troop rotation since World War II,
I will work with the Armed Services Committee to help
make this proposal a reality.
- Mike Rogers

Muddle is the extra unknown personality in any committee.
- Anthony Sampson

By the time we got to MGM, and Lions Gate the movie
was done there was nothing else to say.
It was done.
Just as at Universal, it was art by committee.
- Rob Zombie

Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee
has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity,
friendship, peace and universal understanding.
- Juan Antonio Samaranch

And yes, there's a simplicity to writing books because
you're not a member of a team,
so you make all the decisions yourself instead of deferring to a committee.
- Bernard Cornwell

Can anything be more Un-American than the Un-American committee?
- Burt Lancaster

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

A decision is what a man makes when he can't find anybody to serve on a committee.
- Fletcher Knebel

That's because the International Olympic Committee
has a policy of never replacing medals.
- Mary Lou Retton

Committee - a group of men who individually can do
nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
- Fred Allen

Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable,
determined and vigorous person on it.
There must be somebody who provides the flame.
- Lady Bird Johnson

The optimum committee has no members.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

My feeling has always been that 'Good Eats' would have
never happened had it been left to a committee.
- Alton Brown

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.
- Katharine Whitehorn

I will not be making appointments to a committee that is not bipartisan.
- Nancy Pelosi

The review process was conducted in an extremely bipartisan manner.
Minority members of the Judiciary Committee were responsible
for the invitation of 1/3 of the witnesses who appeared.
- Jo Bonner

We have almost a city has probably two or three hundred committees.
Every committee is dealing with just one problem and
has nothing to do with the other problems.
- Alvar Aalto

Jim, I'm not aware of any formal requests from the
Senate Judiciary Committee for these kinds of documents.
- Alberto Gonzales

Anybody can decide if they have got the money to fight
a case if they don't like a particular thing,
and they complain to the watch committee,
local council or whatever.
- Timothy West

For a long time in American history,
people didn't even come up before the Senate.
They didn't come before the Judiciary Committee,
and up until about 1923, something like that.
- Fred Thompson

Tonight, I am pleased to announce that I have secured
$1 million from the Convention Host Committee to fund
the beautification of Boston's neighborhoods.
- Thomas Menino

During the presidential primaries of 1940,
I received a request from the Democratic National Committee
to sing God Bless America before the speeches.
- Kate Smith

This is no job for a UN committee.
It needs the same kind of unwavering dedication and
the kinds of people that got us the first nuclear submarine
and the first man on the moon.
- Wilson Greatbatch

The Republican National Committee hired me,
and they hired me because they wanted someone who could
look members straight in the eye and tell them the truth.
- Frank Luntz

We have a lot of rule changes.
I am part of the competition committee.
We spent a lot time evaluating the game,
how do we make the game better for our fans.
- Ron Jaworski

Today, everything has to be made by committee,
and has to have special effects, but there's always room for good films.
- Robert Duvall

As a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence,
I will be participating in several hearings on the
startling revelations contained in the report.
- Charles Foster Bass

In 1975 I was among a group of blacks who formed the
Black Americans in Support of Israel Committee.
- David Dinkins

Football combines the two worst things about America:
it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
- George Will

Our championship committee pledged to review entry
conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete
on equal terms with men for a place in the Open.
- Peter Dawson

May the spirit of devotion to duty which inspires us
always dominate this Committee's conferences!
- Gustav Krupp

The vast amount of waste and sheer stupidity in government -
from the Pentagon to the Food and Drug Administration -
could fill committee agendas for years.
- Tom Coburn

I'm chairing a UNESCO committee on how to improve global
Internet communications for science;
help third-world people get onto the Net so they can be part of the process.
- Joshua Lederberg

We always carry out by committee anything in which
any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.
- Frank Moore Colby

A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing,
but who, as a group, can meet and decide that nothing can be done.
- Fred Allen

I'm a member of the US committee o the United Nations.
- Betty Hill

First, I have the privilege of being Chairman of the
Senate Intelligence Committee.
It is not an oxymoron I assure you.
- Pat Roberts

Each university should have a Young Scholars' Committee.
I became the chairman of this Committee,
and immediately it was permitted to have this plan officially adopted.
- Anatoly Chubais

If you ever live in a country run by a committee,
be on the committee.
- William Graham Sumner

When you talk about changing the rules,
that takes time, and it always involves more than just a committee.
- Al Edwards

Too many of my Senate colleagues overdid it.
They stayed on too long - napping through committee
hearings when they should have packed up and gone home.
- Leverett Saltonstall

Can any of you seriously say the Bill of Rights could
get through Congress today? It wouldn't even get out of committee.
- F. Lee Bailey

If we win, we'll make history, and I'll serve you on
the Agriculture Committee.
- George Nethercutt

According to the committee's findings,
a network of mobile missiles carrying the newest warheads
could be tested by China this year and deployed as early as 2002.
- Charles Foster Bass

I've said many a time that I think the Un-American
Activities Committee in the House of Representatives
was the most un-American thing in America!
- Harry S. Truman

Last week in the Homeland Security Committee,
Republicans were against port security;
and today,
one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda,
they're for it.
- Jim Clyburn

In the first moments, the members of the Presidium
who were with me at the Secretariat were taken to the
Party Central Committee under the control of Soviet forces.
- Alexander Dubcek

Nothing is really media driven or committee driven,
so you can actually just produce something.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

The Intelligence Committee will also examine present
counterintelligence programs for the Department of Energy,
the National Laboratories, and the Department of Defense.
- Charles Foster Bass

I'm pleased the committee recommended no action,
as I know I did nothing wrong.
- Karen McCarthy


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