Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded.... However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
John Kenneth Galbraith
John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908), U.S. economist. Ambassador's Journal, ch. 5, entry for April 22, 1969.
Written when serving as US ambassador to India.