Everything comes gradually at its appointed hour.
- A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary. - Fred Allen
- Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work. - Laurence J. Peter
- This world is gradually becoming a place Where I do not care to be any more. — John Berryman
- Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. - Mark Twain
- Valor, gradually overpowered by the delicious poison of sloth, grows torpid. - Caius Silius