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A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done. (Fred Allen)

In any group of people, a small fraction will be leaders, a larger fraction will be followers, and a substantial proportion just won't want to get involved. (Anonymous)

Clubs are often controlled by people who like to be in charge of clubs, rather than because they are good art critics. (Anonymous)

At one of the annual conventions of the American Society for Aesthetics much confusion arose when the Society for Anesthetics met at the same time in the same hotel. (Rudolf Arnheim)

Art clubs and centers are so important. They have the power to stay on top of what's current and do what's best for the cultural stimulation of a thriving, art-conscious community. (Ric Benda)

The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization. (Kenneth Blanchard)

A club is a place where mediocrity is made to feel comfortable. (Joseph P. Blodgett)

Never join an organization. (Georges Braque)

Any time people come together in a meeting, we're not necessarily getting the best ideas; we're just getting the ideas of the best talkers. (Susan Cain)

Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea. (James B. Conant)

Organizations cannot make a genius out of an incompetent. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)

Active art associations create a dynamic atmosphere that positively influence artists as well as the viewing community. (Karen Honaker)

The Group had no formal organization; we had no officers, and as we had no money we did not need a treasurer. (A. Y. Jackson)

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)

To be sure, the life of an artist can be enhanced with the sociality of a club. Who wouldn't want cookies and see a member giving a demo? I prefer a club with a different twist, one in which we all paint together on location. (Michael Chesley Johnson)

When everybody in a group is susceptible to similar biases, groups are inferior to individuals, because groups tend to be more extreme than individuals. (Daniel Kahneman)

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

Why would I want to join an organization that would encourage people like myself to become members. (Groucho Marx)

I tried to join a Yahoo outsider art group once and the queen bee there kicked me out of the group because I told her she wasn't wearing any clothes. That probably ruined my career. But at least I still got my pants on. (Kelly Moore)

Don't join an easy crowd. You won't grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high. (Jim Rohn)

Come, come, whoever you are. / Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving - it doesn't matter, / Ours is not a caravan of despair. (Rumi)

Creations, whether they are children, poems, or organizations, take on a life of their own. (Starhawk)

What is a committee? - a group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary. (Author unknown)

A camel is a horse designed by a committee. (Author unknown)

Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops. (Thomas J. Watson, Sr.)

The things we fear most in organizations – fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances – are the primary sources of creativity. (Margaret J. Wheatley)

For me, this is a familiar image - people in the organization ready and willing to do good work, wanting to contribute their ideas, ready to take responsibility, and leaders holding them back, insisting that they wait for decisions or instructions. (Margaret J. Wheatley)


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