"Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road."
-- Voltaire, in his Dictionnaire Philosophique
"If 'a camel is a horse designed by committee,' then this organization is going to design an entire caravan."
-- Claude Baudoin. writing to a colleague about an RFP for a federated IT governance framework, in which the requester showed an organization chart with 18 distinct councils and committees